About the Conference

Collaborate. Create. Empower.

Once again, it’s on. Urban Tech Connect returns Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. Build with industry thought leaders as well as potential future investors who will offer authentic advice, invaluable insight and meaningful inspiration. Whether you’re looking to raise significant funding or be successfully acquired, Urban Tech Connect is uniquely designed to empower the next generation of South Los Angeles founders and entrepreneurs.

Who Should Attend:

  • Angles, VCs, & Successful Entrepreneurs, Early Stage and Seed Stage Founders
  • Professional resources Providers (Banking partners, Legal advice, Incubators / Accelerator directors)
  • LA’s tech and digital media ecosystem professionals
  • Philanthropic Leaders

Day & Agenda

Attendees

Speakers

VCs & Product Managers

Keynotes

Here’s The Agenda

2019-05-16
9:00 am Registration and Co-Working

Attendees and partners are welcome to work on site in the morning

2019-05-16
9:00 am – 11:55 am Office Hours

Office hours for mentoring and support

2019-05-16
10:00 am – 11:55 am
2019-05-16
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch & Networking
2019-05-16
1:00 pm Opening Remarks
2019-05-16
1:05pm - 5pm Fireside Chats, Talks, Panels
2019-05-16
5:14 pm Closing Remarks
2019-05-16
5:30 Rooftop Networking Reception

Meet The Speakers from UTC 2019

Eric Garcetti

Eric Garcetti

Mayor

Bio

Mark Ridley

Mark Ridley

Los Angeles County

Bio

Cassie Betts

Cassie Betts

Black Women In Tech

Bio

Brent Bushnell

Brent Bushnell

Two Bit Circus

Bio

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson

CAA-GBG

Bio

Christopher Lyons

Christopher Lyons

Andreessen Horowitz

Bio

Anthony Mays

Anthony Mays

Google

Bio

Arabian Prince

Arabian Prince

Rapper, Technologist, etc.

Bio

Kasha Stewart

Kasha Stewart

Beachbody

Bio

Barney Santos

Barney Santos

Gentify

Bio

Austin Clements

Austin Clements

Ten One Ten Ventures

Bio

Jay Tucker

Jay Tucker

UCLA

Bio

Jonathan Schieber

Jonathan Schieber

TechCrunch

Bio

Meet Venture Capitalists, Angel Seed Investors, Engineers and Bankers

This section of the conference is designed to help Founders make connections with Venture Capitalists, Seed Angeles, and Subject Matter experts to help Founders tackle a specific challenge or opportunity. Meet people who you might otherwise not have an opportunity to meet and who might serve as a resource on your entrepreneurial journey. Meet & Greet (aka Office Hours) from 9:00 am to Noon

Louis A. Wharton

Louis A. Wharton

Partner, Stubbs Alderton

Bio

Erin Shipley

Erin Shipley

Founder of The Helm

Bio

Demarcus Williams

Demarcus Williams

Director, Early Stage Group at Silicon Valley Bank

Bio

Austin Clements

Austin Clements

Ten One Ten Ventures

Bio

Anna Barber

Anna Barber

TechStars

Bio

Trevor Wilkins

Trevor Wilkins

Quake Capital

Bio

Shamin Walsh

Shamin Walsh

BAM Ventures

Bio

Jonathan Schieber

Jonathan Schieber

TechCrunch

Bio

Anthony Kelani

Anthony Kelani

Quake Capital

Bio

Location

Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
4708 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016

Location

The Plug @ Urban Tech Connect 

Register Today

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.

Urban Tech Connect Sponsor

Crowdfunder

Angel

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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