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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 from UTC 2018
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
LocationNate Holden Performing Arts Center
Netflix just released a first inclusion report detailing representation within the streaming company — and plans to increase it. The driving force behind this push is Vernā Myers, vice president of inclusion strategy. “If you look in the same places, you find the same...
A recent report confirms what many in the startup world already knew to be true: the revenue gap for Black women entrepreneurs has been widening. Even though women of color are starting businesses at a faster rate than any other demographic, a report commissioned by...
Tech giant Apple is investing $20 million in early-stage venture capital firm Harlem Capital as part of the company’s broader $100 million effort to address racial equity and justice. The VC firm has a goal to invest in 1,000 diverse founders over the next 20 years....
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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