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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.

PARTNER
With VC firms and their portfolio companies to source career opportunities.

IDENTIFY

High performing Black, Latinx, and Native professionals of color.

CONNECT

Fellows with leadership opportunities at venture-backed startups.

SCALE

Alumni hire and promote Colorwave fellows as their companies grow.

BUILD

A community of support, mentorship, and trust with cohort model.

TRAIN

Fellows on how to evaluate, navigate, and excel in the innovation economy. 

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PROGRAMMING OVERVIEW

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 the innovation economy for fellows and provide direct access to the networks that fuel hiring.  

WHAT WE LOOK FOR IN 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

Interested in becoming a Colorwave Fellow?