We have launched 37 startups that have raised more than $8 million and helped earn more than $7 million
TRACK RECORD OF SUCCESS
Zane Access Drives financial inclusion and resiliency for diverse entrepreneurs. We empower bold entrepreneurship that closes the wealth gap in our communities and impacts the world with innovative solutions. Our accelerator, venture studio, and scholar in residence programs equip founders with tools to scale their companies and successfully raise funding.
Capital Readiness, Financial Readiness for Cohorts Early Stage Companies
Designed to meet the unique needs of underrepresented founders, this 10-weeks course provides founders with networks and mentors to help them champion their story and use their own powerful, unique voice and brand to raise venture capital. Zane Access has graduated two cohorts with a combined 37 companies, these companies have raised over $8M+, created numerous jobs, and reached revenue over $7M. And, we're just getting started!
RAISE CAPITAL WITH CONFIDENCE
Student Scholars In Residence with Venture Education, AMAs and Networking
Our Scholars in Residence (SIR) Program is 3 months internship that supports Zane Venture Fund and Zane Access. SIR's receive unparalleled exposure to top-level VCs from across the country, not only through the position itself but also through monthly Ask Me Anything sessions with VCs and industry experts.
SIRs gain hands-on experience and actionable skills in all aspects of a venture capital fund.
Forums, Webinars, Student Entrepreneurs and Early Careerists
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Events is to provide diverse students with exposure to tech and venture career paths through workshops with our University partners and student entrepreneurs and our Founders and Funders event for early-stage founders and investors
EVENTS & NETWORKING
We share upcoming programming, events, networking, content, and resources for underrepresented founders and investors