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Ways to Jump In Now

Looking for ways to take part in our work? Here are a few current opportunities:

PledgeLA Summer VC Internship

PledgeLA, in collaboration with HBCUvc , is launching its fourth year of LA’s first-ever 10-week Venture Capital Internship program. Applications for the 2022 program are now closed.

Learn more about the internship program ➝

PledgeLA Founders Fund

We’re pleased to announce the third year of the PledgeLA Founders Fund, hosted in partnership with Grid110. The program is designed to address the systemic barriers that Black and Latinx entrepreneurs face when seeking capital for their companies. Interested in applying? Fill out this form to receive application updates in May 2023.

Mentor First-Gen College Students Interested in Tech​

Interested in mentoring first-generation college students and recent graduates looking to break into tech? We’re launching the new PledgeLA Tech Mentorship Program in partnership with UCLA Riordan Programs in February of 2023 - and want you to get involved! If you’re in the tech sector and interested – fill out our mentor application form here!

Follow PledgeLA’s LinkedIn

Follow us on LinkedIn for daily updates, events, opportunities to engage, resources, news, and other ways to connect with the PledgeLA network.

Connect with Black Talent on Valence​

Looking for a talented and diverse pool of candidates? Join the Valence platform, designed to help companies connect with Black professionals and boost mentorship.

Check Out Valence →

For Nonprofits and Other Partners

PledgeLA is always looking for ways to collaborate with nonprofits, social enterprises, and other organizations that want to engage with LA’s tech sector. To learn more, please contact us at [email protected].

DEI Resources

Check out our new DEI Resources page for actionable HR tools, consultants, nonprofits, talent partner organizations, and more, which we’ve gathered to accelerate your impact in diversity, equity and inclusion!

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