Black Leaders Month: Funders, Founders, and Innovators

Oct 20, 2020, 5:30 – 8:00 PM

We're thrilled to be hosting not one but three 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. *Scroll down to view speakers, agenda, and conversation topics*

Virtual event

About this event

We're thrilled to be hosting not one but three 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.

*Scroll down to view speakers, agenda, and conversation topics*

Check out what happened

Speakers

  • Jewel Burks Solomon

    Google

    Head of Google for Startups, US

  • McKeever (Mac) Conwell

    RareBreed Ventures

    Founder and Managing Director

  • Everette Taylor

    Artsy

    CMO

  • Paige Hendrix Buckner

    Founder Gym

    Program Director

  • Jakita Thomas, Ph.D.

    Pharaoh's Conclave

    Co-founder

  • Amanda Sabreah

    Staat

    Founder

Moderators

  • Derek Andersen

    Bevy / Startup Grind

    Co-founder & CEO

  • Phin Mpofu

    Startup Grind

    Director, Partner Success + Community

When

When

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

Agenda

5:30 PMWelcome
5:05 PMFund Black Founders: Investment Recipients
5:30 PMFrom Founder to Funder, All Outside of Silicon Valley
6:00 PM Building your Brand to Stand Out- with the CMO of Artsy
6:30 PMStart a Startup Grind Local Chapter
6:30 PMJoin our Startup Membership

Host

  • Grace Lancaster

    Startup Grind

    Events Lead + Community Manager

Organizer

  • Kenneth Ip

    Careerin

    Startup Grind Richmond Director

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