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, Talks, and Panels on Virtual Main Stage
// Virtual Office Hours
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 Exhibitions
// Virtual Workshops
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.
What’s on the agenda
Explore some of the action for this year’s event.
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A few of the speakers for Urban Tech Connect // Forward 2021
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// Plug In Blog @ UTC // Forward 2021
Richie Serna, founder and CEO of fintech company Finix, had already raised $30 million in a Series B extension last year, but his cap table was missing something. The first-generation Mexican-American sought a more diverse representation in his investor base. So he...
Jasmine Crowe says that raising the first million dollars for her food waste management tech startup Goodr took more than 200 meetings. Crowe founded Goodr, pronounced "good-er," driven by the idea that hunger is a logistics issue. Her company securely tracks an...
Only about 1% of the total American VC funding went to Black and female founders last year, but Crunchbase reports that the first two months of 2021 are bucking that depressingly familiar trend. "A Crunchbase survey of rounds of $100 million or more to U.S. companies...
Urban Tech Connect // Forward 2021 Sponsors
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