Apply to BrainTrust Founders Studio


The BrainTrust Founders Studio was designed for the specific needs of Black Beauty and Wellness Founders who are redefining the future of Black entrepreneurism.

Membership in the Founders Studio provides a community and ecosystem that unlocks much-needed resources and access to our Knowledge Salon to help grow and scale your business. Our mission is rooted in 4 key pillars – Community, Mentorship, Education, and Capital.

Join our mission today!




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Application FAQ


Why do I have to complete an application to join? 

Completing the application is essential to helping us determine the best membership to support where you are in your business and the resources to help you accelerate growth. The Platform leverages Artificial intelligence, machine learning and business automation tools to properly match you to resources that fit your needs.  We can offer customized member services, access to capital and corporate partner services by understanding where you are in your business journey.


Who is eligible to join Founders Studio?

To become a member, you must have at least one Black identifying Founder, have a controlling equity stake in the company and have a product or service in the beauty and wellness industry. You must also commit to paying it forward to the next generation of Black entrepreneurs as you progress on your journey as a Founder.


What does the application process involve? 

Take your time to think deeply about how you can benefit from the studio and how we can support the present and future goals for the business. You can save and return to your application if you need more time to complete your answers.


How do you protect my privacy?

We take your privacy seriously and any data we collect from our application process is held in strict confidence in accordance with our privacy policy.