Colorwave works with our partners to disrupt the network based hiring practices that have dominated the startup world to provide professionals of color access to leadership opportunities at venture backed startups.
With VC firms and their portfolio companies to source career opportunities.
High performing Black, Latinx, and Native professionals of color.
Fellows with leadership opportunities at venture-backed startups.
Alumni hire and promote Colorwave fellows as their companies grow.
A community of support, mentorship, and trust with cohort model.
Fellows on how to evaluate, navigate, and excel in the innovation economy.
Colorwave programming is created for full time working professionals.
The cohort meets from 7:30PM - 9:00PM Eastern Standard Time from Tuesday - Thursday for the duration of the 8 week program.
Our curriculum is focused on helping fellows understand how the startup world operates, how to perform as the ‘only’ or ‘first,’ and creating a community of support.
We partner with industry leaders to help demystify innovation economy for fellows and provide direct access to the networks that fuel hiring.
WHAT WE LOOK FOR ON A COLORWAVE FELLOW
Early career professional, 2-7 years of experience
Black, Latinx, or Native background
Open to new career opportunities at a startup within the next 6 months
Passion for uplifting and supporting communities of color
Any business function and background welcome