Impact Founders Challenge

The Impact Founders Challenge is an annual program focused on identifying, assisting, and growing the businesses of founders who come from diverse backgrounds. The program identifies founders of scalable and/or impact businesses and takes them through a process of 3 phases throughout a year:

Spring Impact Founders Pitch

The CSUDH Innovation Incubator is proud to present the 2022 Impact Founders Pitch Event on April 21st showcasing entrepreneurs who are working on socially-driven ventures or are majority-owned by founders from diverse backgrounds.

Impact founders from the CSUDH campus and around the region will compete in front of a live audience for $25,000 in total investments to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners from Ankh Impact Ventures, an impact-driven venture investment platform that invests in the next frontier by providing initial funding to agents of change that are daring to reimagine how we learn, live, and consume.

Additionally, all finalists will receive 6 months of CSUDH Innovation Incubator mentoring on top of the opportunity to impress dozens of investors, VIPs, and collaborators. This special event is open to the public.