Black Business Pitch Competition | January 2018


Our Winner

Munee, LLC is a secure digital wallet and payment platform that uses QR code technology instead of emails and phone numbers to easily send/receive money, shop and donate.  The team at Mune imagines a world where paying for things is easy and safe.  They offer  lower transaction rates, instant deposits to vendors and easy payments without needing
emails, phone numbers, or credit cards at point of sale. Additionally, businesses and retailers need no additional hardware to start accepting payment from customers.


Vaughn Dabney, Founder of Munee, has 10 years of coding and design experience.  For the past five years, Vaughn has been a freelance mobile developer for clients in the U.S. and Europe. 


Our Judges

SHERRI BREWER is the Senior Vice President and Chief Retail Officer of OneUnited Bank, and works with World Impact’s Young Entrepreneur Program (YEP) as a judge of business plans.

MEGGAN OIRECH is the founder and CEO of CHNO Brands, LLC, a startup that curates black-owned products for your everyday life and makes them available in their online store.

DEMARCUS WILLIAMS is the Director of Silicon Valley Bank’s Early Stage Practice in Los Angeles where he focuses on guiding entrepreneurs from incorporation through Series A financing.

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