SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S PREMIER TECH CONFERENCE
Every human being on earth is driven by possibility. Possibility is fueled by ideas. We believe that diverse ideas from all walks of life, can help expand the realm of possibility for the entire world. The UTC: Forward conference is helping by bridging the gap of diverse ideation in technology.
KEYNOTES, TALKS, AND PANELS ON VIRTUAL MAIN STAGE
VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS
These 1:1 virtual meetings give founders, business operators, and tech job & digital media job seekers and opportunity to connect with angel investors, venture capitalists, product designers, creative talent, tech executives, and other subject matter experts to help grow their business or learn more about opportunities in tech.
Virtual sessions to learn about various innovative companies and start up founders, technology solutions, and job opportunities. Join over 400+ Founders, Entrepreneurs and Students who all want to be plugged into high quality Founders, Start Ups, Tech Companies, and Resource providers.
WHAT’S ON THE AGENDA
Explore some of the action for this year’s event.
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A few of the speakers for Urban Tech Connect // Forward 2021
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Inov8 Next Open Labs
Isaac Hayes III
New Media Ventures
The Impact Seat
VC’S, ANGELS, AND MORE
A few of the rockstars coming to UTC: Forward 2020
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Global Product Director, Ria Money Transfer
Vice President, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Fund
Mindbody, SVP of Product and Engineering
Executive Director, Grid110
Attorney, Gunderson Dettmer
Kickstarter, SVP of Product, Design & Engineering
Wolverine Angels, Founding Partner
Plug In Blog @ UTC // Forward 2021
Rhett Lindsey saw racial bias and discrimination in Silicon Valley firsthand as an engineer recruiter for Facebook, where "culture fit" hangs over candidates of color like an invisible cloud, he told the Washington Post. Lindsey left the company in November after only...
A new LA-based incubator co-founded by songwriter, rapper, producer, DJ, and technologist Arabian Prince just launched to support tech entrepreneurs from marginalized communities. Incub8next aims to take startups from concept to seed funding. "There are people who...
Greenwood, the digital banking startup co-founded by rapper Killer Mike, Bounce TV founder Ryan Glover, and former Atlanta mayor Andrew Young is getting ready to start serving underrepresented customers. Named after the Black business district in Tulsa that was...
Urban Tech Connect // Forward 2021 Sponsors
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