After competing at Pitch:HBCU, the official startup competition of the HBCU Futures ConferenceMorehouse School of Medicine alum, veteran, and founder of GABA Inc.Candice S. Blacknall MD, MBA, finds out that she won $20K in equity-free capital for her startup!

Angela Jones, founder of The HBCU Advocate, shared the news with Blacknall on Veterans Day. Thank you to this year’s sponsors: JPMorgan Chase & Co.Plexo CapitalSilicon Valley Bank, and The HBCU Advocate, and thank you to our awesome panel of judges: Lavonya JonesTraron L. Edwards, and Jesus Soriano. Shout out to all of the incredible founders who pitched at Pitch:HBCU 2021!! HBCU Futures Conference sponsors also included IBM, Truist, Dominion Energy, and, McDonalds.

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