MAY 20 – 21, 2020

NATE HOLDEN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER | LOS ANGELES, CA

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

SPEAKERS

VC'S

ATTENDEES

 //Keynotes, Talks, and Panels on Main Stage

Successful Founders from Series A and above bring their diverse perspectives from fundraising and bootstrapping to team building and more. Over 500 Early Stage Founders, Professionals, and Students motivated and excited about the future of Tech.

// Office Hours

These 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. 

// Exhibitions 

Connect with StartUps,Tech Companies, Resource Providers and Organizations shaping tech in SOCAL & beyond. Showcase your solution and ways you can help.
 

// Breakouts

Session 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 from this years event.

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The Speakers

A few of the speakers for UTC: Forward 2020

George Azih

LeaseQuery

Travis Holoway

Solo Funds

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Isa Watson

Squad

Melissa Hanna

Mahmee

VC’s, Angel Investors, and More

A few of the rockstars coming to UTC: Forward 2020

Louis A. Wharton

Partner, Stubbs Alderton

Anna Barber

Techstars LA

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Keith Coleman

Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs 

Shane Kelly

Wolverine Angels / Crowdsmart

// Plug In Blog @ UTC // Forward 2020

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