Startup Grind Summer Series: Day 1, Black Founders Navigating Today's Crisis: Where Do we Stand?

Jul 2, 2020, 12:00 – 2:00 AM

The Startup Grind Summer Series kicks off with an insightful fireside chat with sports tech pro, Jason Robinson (CEO of Playbook Five), moderated by SG Hollywood Director, Jameela Jackson (Founder of Hustle x Glow). This will be a thought-provoking conversation about how Black entrepreneurs can move forward and thrive in the climate of today's life-changing pandemic and heightened racial injustice

Virtual event

About this event

STARTUP GRIND SUMMER SERIES

This Summer, several Startup Grind chapters come together for the first time on VirBELA virtual platform! We will be hosting a series all summer long, highlighting interesting business stories, founders, and startups.

The Startup Grind Summer Series kicks off with an insightful fireside chat with sports tech pro, Jason Robinson (CEO of Playbook Five), moderated by Startup Grind Hollywood Director, Jameela Jackson (Founder of Hustle x Glow). This will be a thought-provoking conversation about how Black entrepreneurs can move forward and thrive in the climate of today's life-changing pandemic and heightened racial injustice.  

Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Jason Robinson

    Playbook Five

    Co-Founder + CEO

Moderator

  • Jameela Jackson

    Bonafide Media Co. | Startup Grind

    Founder + CEO | Director, SUG Hollywood

When

When

Thursday, July 2, 2020
12:00 AM – 2:00 AM UTC

Agenda

12:00 AMNetworking
12:30 AMFireside Chat
1:15 AMNetworking

Hosts

  • Jessica Acosta Jaquez

    Startup Grind

    Director

  • TJ Kinion

    LearningFuze

    Program Manager

  • Ariel Kramer

    CELLINK

    Chief Communications Officer

  • Ash Kumra

    88.9FM Business Radio Host & Peak Mindful

Organizers

  • Jessica Acosta

    SmartSpace AI

    Director, Startup Grind OC/Irvine

  • TJ Kinion

    Sofar Ocean

    Co-Director, Startup Grind OC/Irvine

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies

Partners

Eureka Building logo

Eureka Building

LearningFuze logo

LearningFuze

Braid Theory logo

Braid Theory

GD BRO Burger logo

GD BRO Burger

Operate logo

Operate

OC Startups Now logo

OC Startups Now

Peak Mindful logo

Peak Mindful

Ideas Platform X Corporation logo

Ideas Platform X Corporation

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