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About the Conference
Collaborate. Create. Empower.
Calling all business minded professionals, founders, students and stakeholders in South Los Angeles. UrbanTech Connect is the premier conference for the next generation of tech entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate, create and receive counsel. It’s a day of empowerment. It’s a way to get plugged in. And it’s an opportunity to show the world that it’s all right here.
Our mission is simple: We have the best entrepreneurs and VCs in the industry, who will share their unique insights to help African American, LatinX and Women Founders leave with a smart plan to get on track to raise funds, grow a business and develop traction. This is how we will empower and advise the next generation of founders and entrepreneurs in South Los Angeles.
Meet The Speakers
Meet the VCs & Angels
Conference Day & Agenda
VCs & Product Managers
Here’s The Agenda
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Registration and Co-Working
Attendees and partners are welcome to work on site in the morning
10:00 am – 11:55 am
Founder and Venture Capitalist Meetings
Office hours for mentoring and support
10:00 am – 11:55 am
Student Panel Discussion
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Culture as Currency: The Next Billion-Dollar Company in South LA
The Power of Vision in Your Entrepreneurial Journey
Growing Strong With — or Without — Seed Funding
Resilience is a Muscle
Rooting Your Vision in an Automated Future
Grow or Die: Tactics to achieve product growth
Here’s What a Pivot Looks Like
Fundraising While Black: How To Stay Focused
Founder Hacks To Get Back on Track
Hard Truths: Adopting the Mindset of an Entrepreneur
Raise a glass at the reception (21+)
LocationNate Holden Performing Arts Center
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Join us for this one-day event that will feature world-renowned VCs, start-up superstars and best in class business owners all brought together to inspire and advise.
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About Plug IN South LA
Plug In brings together entrepreneurs, founders, VCs, innovators and emerging talent for conversations and networking focused on creating a community and hub for innovation in South LA. Come join our kick off Tech Summit & Digital Media program in our movement to identify and accelerate the beautiful in tech and digital media.
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