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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.
3 Days—Each with a Powerful Agenda
Whatever your place in tech, this agenda is for you.
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A few of the speakers for Urban Tech Connect // Forward 2021
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Inov8 Next Open Labs
Next Play Capital
Isaac Hayes III
New Media Ventures
The Impact Seat
Portfolia Rising America Fund
A few of the rockstar VCs, angels, and more coming to Urban Tech Connect // Forward 2021
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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
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Urban Tech Connect 2021 recently brought us powerful insights and inspiring stories from across the innovation ecosystem. Momentum from the virtual three-day conference hasn't let up one bit since. Currently the Plug In South LA team is developing on-demand video,...
The centennial of the Tulsa race massacre that destroyed "Black Wall Street" is spurring efforts to forge a new entrepreneurship ecosystem in the city. At the forefront is Build In Tulsa managing director Randolph F. Wiggins, who's also a venture partner at Atento...
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