#SGBlackLeaders: Fireside Chat with Monica Wheat (Founder & Executive Director, Venture Catalysts)

Tulsa
Thu, Oct 29, 2020, 5:30 PM (CDT)

About this event

Join us for a Fireside Chat as we recognize amazing #SGBlackLeaders with the Founder & Executive Director or Venture Catalysts, Monica Wheat!


Monica Wheat is a Strategist, Educator, Investor, and Venture Developer. Monica is Founder and Executive Director of Venture Catalysts, a non-profit venture, and ecosystem development group focused on investor/founder education, innovation hub, and large-scale entrepreneurial initiatives for over 40,000 attendees. She is the Techstars Startup Programs Lead leading programs nationwide and Founding Co-Director of Startup Boost, a global Pre-Accelerator. She served as a Consultant for Backstage Capital, co-producing their multi-city live investment tour and was the Managing Director of the Backstage Capital - Detroit Accelerator, a 4-city, global tech accelerator investing 3 months and $100,000 each in scaling startups for underrepresented founders.

She is a global speaker, judge, and consultant. Past clients have included Fortune 10 corporations, non-profits, school districts, tech accelerators, venture funds, and start-ups. She regularly speaks and consults at corporations & conferences on topics of emerging ecosystems, venture capital, digital innovation, and women in technology.

Her work has been featured in Crains, Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, and Forbes.

solutions@monicawheat.com

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/monicawheat

Twitter: @mwheat14

Instagram: @mwheat14

www.venturecatalysts.co

www.monicawheat.com

Speaker

  • Monica Wheat

    Monica Wheat

    Venture Catalysts

    Founder & Executive Director

    Monica Wheat is a Strategist, Educator, Investor, and Venture Developer. Monica is Founder and Executive Director of Venture Catalysts, a non-profit venture, and ecosystem development group focused on investor/founder education, innovation hub, and large-scale entrepreneurial initiatives for over 40,000 attendees. She is the Techstars Startup Programs Lead leading programs nationwide and Fou...

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  • When

    Thursday, Oct 29
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)

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