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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.
Meet The Speakers
Meet VCs, Angels, Engineers, and Bankers during our office hours from 10 AM-12 PM
Conference Day & Agenda
VCs & Product Managers
Here’s The Agenda
Attendees and partners are welcome to work on site in the morning
Office hours for mentoring and support
LocationNate Holden Performing Arts Center
Gen Z, here’s what you need to know about entrepreneurship in South Los Angeles and what it will take to succeed. Panelist Brian Martinez, Airbnb Oscar Menjivar, Teens Exploring Technology Sheila Marmon, Mirror Digital Inc.read more
FWBB – Fundraising While Black or Brown: How To Stay Focused (fireside chat, 20 minutes) Sky Kelley raised over $1 million in VC funding for her centralized business network Avisare in December. The LA-based founder and CEO shares how to cut through the noise,...read more
Tavio Hobson, Founder and CEO of Trufl gives a tech demo at Urban Tech Connect. #urbantechconnect...read more
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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