Black Leaders Month: Funders, Founders, and Innovators

Oct 20, 2020, 5:30 – 8:00 PM

Ft. Lauderdale

We're thrilled to be hosting not one but four amazing sessions in honor of Black Leaders Month. Join us for two hours of content about funding Black founders, building companies all over the country, creating meaningful connections within the startup ecosystem, and inspiring stories from founders, leaders, and investors.

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About this event

This is a cross-promoted event hosted by our Bay Area Startup Grind sister Chapter.

  • Who:  Everette Taylor, Artsy CMO, Jewel Burks Solomon, Head of Google for Startups, Michell C. Clark, Chief Digital Officer Create Summer Company, Amanda Sabreah, Founder Staat,  Jakita Thomas, Ph.D., Co-founder Pharaoh's Conclave, Paige Hendrix Buckner Program Director Founder Gym, McKeever (Mac) Conwell, Founder and Managing Director RareBreed Ventures

  • What: Black Leaders Month mini Summit
  • Where: Bevy Virtual (Bevy Virtual Details to Follow)
  • When: October 20th, 1:00-3:00 PM EST
  • What Else: Join our Slack Channel for updates 

The Bay Area chapter is excited to host 7 incredible Black leaders this month.

Join us for our first ever virtual mini conference where we've programed 4 sessions ranging from fundraising and creating meaningful entrepreneurial communities, to building powerful personal + professional brands. We'll hear from people like Everette Taylor, the CMO at Artsy and Jewel Burks Solomon, the Head of Google for Startups.

In addition to top-notch content, there'll be opportunities to pop in to networking sessions, live chat with other entrepreneurs, learn about Google's Fund Black Founders initiative, and much more.

We hope you'll stay for all the sessions, but check out the agenda and decide what suits you.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM UTC


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