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The Ride To Success: AfroTech Crowns Winner Of Its Annual Pitch Competition Presented By Lexus

Whether you’re taking a road trip with your college crew or going out to try the new restaurant downtown, Lexus has you covered. With its award-winning designs and advanced technology that anticipates a driver’s needs, Lexus is prepared to make sure you pull up in style, no matter the occasion. And the commitment to excellence doesn’t stop there—2021 marked the car company’s fourth year as AfroTech’s automotive sponsor, and it was the presenter of the pitch competition. The year’s competition was held on November 12, 2021, on the AfroTech metaverse mainstage. The judges included: Meca Asonye, Partner at First Round Capital Mercedes Bent, Partner at Light Speed Venture Partners Aaron Samuels, Co-Founder and CSO at Blavity, Inc. Trusted with the incredibly difficult task of selecting a winner from the three finalists, each judge brought massive expertise and insight from their fields. If you weren’t able to catch the AfroTech Pitch Competition, presented by Lexus, read on to dive into...

Jan 14, 2022