No more talking. It's time to finally launch your business.
The Bootstrapping Bootcamp by Black & Brown Founders is a self-paced, highly-actionable virtual course that is designed to take 10 – 16 weeks.
We provide you with infrastructure that easily allows you to keep a momentum and put in the necessary work to get you to idea validation & business launch!
The Program will give you the knowledge, cutting-edge tactics, guidance, and resources to launch your startup without relying on venture capital. The foundation is your skills and ideas. Turn that into a profitable business with the knowledge, resources, and network we provide.
TURN YOUR IDEAS INTO REALITY
You Don't Need Investment. You Need a Game Plan.
Give us as little as 10 weeks to validate your idea, build your first prototype, and launch your business with The Bootstrapping Bootcamp Program.
If you have an idea, we will help you decipher if it can work and help you make it real.
Are you meant for the entrepreneurial life? If you are, complete the course and get going. If not, complete the course and gain skills that make you a MUCH more competitive and capable employee.
Receive access and insight with a powerful suite of tools that will help you transform ideas into products and plans into wins.
Iron sharpens iron. Start your entrepreneurial journey with peers, instructors, and coaches that understand your story and want to see you go from concepts to coins.
WHAT WE OFFER
THE BOOTCAMP PROCESS
Get ready to learn what it takes to make your dreams reality.
If you put the work in, our Bootstrapping Bootcamp is designed to quiet the voice of doubt and give the mic to the voice of doing.
IT'S TIME TO TAKE THE FIRST STEP
Launch Your Business
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS
Unapologetic Expertise that Keeps it 100%.
Less than 2% of venture capital goes to black and brown communities. So, we re-wrote the playbook.
Aniyia is the previous Executive Director of Black & Brown Founders (BFF), and has worked for and built startups in San Francisco since 2011. She founded BBF and fashion tech startup, Tinsel, which created the world’s first audio necklace and earned Aniyia a patent for her electronic jewelry designs. As CEO of Tinsel, she raised nearly $500K from investors and successfully crowdfunded support for her invention. Aniyia is also co-founder of Zebras Unite, a movement pushing for a more sustainable culture around venture capital and startups.
Insight comes from experience. Francesca has been tapped by MIT Media Lab, WPI, Cosmo For Latinas, SXSW, Code2040, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, NPR and others to share her wisdom on their stages and pages. Francesca also has experience teaching in the traditional classroom and writing curriculum. She is Director of Education at Black & Brown Founders, committed to helping create transformative training programs for entrepreneurs of color.
THE TIME IS NOW
4 Reasons Why The Bootstrapping Bootcamp is the Program You've Been Waiting for
Our team has turned years of experience we gained in the silicon valley, venture capital, technology space, to build solutions for Black and Brown founders like ourselves, with limited resources and who may never see a dollar of outside investment.
It's Comprehensive and Actionable
You’ll get it all! From introspection exercises to learn about your skills, desires, and capacity to Step-by-step Course Guide, Materials, Tools to test your idea, build your prototype, validate your idea, and build comprehensive marketing and financial strategy to launch!
You Get Access to Coaching
Each week, we run a one hour virtual session so you can speak with a coach! Whether you have a question, feel stuck or need to work through a challenge, your coach is here to provide you with guidance and solutions!
AND Access To Funds
As part of the community, you’ll automatically qualify to apply for scholarship and a non-dilutive grant of up to $5,000 for a successful course completion.
You're Not Alone
What the People are Saying
Now, Let's Keep it real with each other
Is the Bootcamp Program the Right Fit for You?
Bootstrapping Bootcamp is designed to be highly-actionable and get you receipts! We’ll help you assess your talents, build your first prototype, and validate your business idea. Get off the sidelines and walk it like you talk it! Are you ready?
Bootcamp is NOT for you if...
Bootcamp IS for you if...
I Am Ready for Bootstrapping Bootcamp!
YOU HAVE THE IDEA. YOU HAVE THE POWER.
The Time Is Now
MBA-level tools, knowledge, and coaching at a fraction of the price
Bootstrapping Bootcamp (May 31st Cohort)
Comprehensive Videos To Watch At Your Own Pace. This includes A 3-month Extended Free Access To Video Library, After Course Completion.
Easy Step-by-step Course Guide and Materials To Follow Along The Video Courses And Add Notes.
Tracking Worksheet To Capture Your Progress And Keep You At The Right Pace
Exercise Worksheets To Execute Your Assignments
Guided Scripts And Talking Points To Facilitate Conversations For Assignments
Comprehensive List Of Tools For Different Stages
Access To A Weekly Group Coaching
Exclusive Bootcamp Community Access To Funding Opportunities And 50% Discount On Event Tickets.
Qualification for a Scholarship upcoming a 75% course completion
Qualification To Get Non-dilutive Grant (Up To $5,000) For 80% Course Completion.
Paid Speaking Engagement Opportunities To Black & Brown Founders Events For Alumni Who Graduate From Program.
OUR NEXT BOOTCAMP STARTS MARCH 31st
Are You Ready?
The application interview process begins May 1st! Want to apply? Here’s what happens next.