Elevate Conference

Connecting The Black Business Community

April 6, 2019

pitch competition judges


Nashilu Mouen Makoua

Associate at First Round Capital

Nashilu is an investor & writer, currently investing as an Associate at First Round Capital, one of the most active seed-stage venture funds in the country. Before joining First Round, she spent time with founders and investors across New York as an Investing Partner at First Round-backed Dorm Room Fund, Co-President at student-run startup advisors InSITE Fellows, and a Senior Management Associate at Bridgewater Associates. Nash earned her MBA at NYU Stern and her Bachelor at UC Berkeley, spending a number of years in the Bay Area working at the intersection of people and economic opportunity in international development, urban development and edtech.


Jarrid Tingle

Managing Partner at Harlem Capital

Bio coming soon!

Roy Moran

Associate at Cooley

Bio coming soon!

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