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The 1st EVER Trans-Atlantic HBCU Tour!


The I ❤️ Black People Transatlantic HBCU Bus tour is a first of its kind tour to promote Bitcoin and Black liberation. The tour will start in the USA visiting HBCUs, Churches and Student Associations across America and ending in Zimbabwe, Africa!! A lot of activities are lined up for the tour to include FinTech Hackathons, visit Black Banks & Businesses, Focus Group Discussions, and even Black history quizzes.


Calling All Entrepreneurs!

Do you have a new idea that tackles a financial or humanitarian crises? Come pitch your venture at the  2017  I ❤️ Black People: Pitch Competition! This is an incredible opportunity to put your venture on the radar of investors, mentors, potential collaborators, and customers.

Even if you don’t yet have an idea to pitch, the competition will take place in front of a live audience at the  I ❤️ Black People HBCU Tour Kickoff. Plan to attend to get inspired, learn how we can leverage technology to better our lives.


  • Any undergraduate student, graduate student, or professional who is a member of a underrepresented group is eligible to apply.

  • Your idea must tackle a financial, environmental or humanitarian challenge

  • All solution types are welcome (nonprofits, for profits, B corps, etc)

What do winners receive?

  • Winners are eligible to compete in our national Hackathon and win Bitcoin prizes