• Black in Blockchain

    Civic Hall

    Black Blockchain NYC is proud to host Black in Blockchain on May 13th at Civic Hall. The event will feature a moderated panel of four blockchain experts, as well as a fireside chat with Bitmex CEO Arthur Hayes. RSVP Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-in-blockchain-tickets-60303650843 Our experts will speak on various topics, including their respective entrypoints into blockchain careers, their views on the potential impact of this emerging industry, and their opinions on the potential for positive impact as they relate to the black community. Our speakers include: Arthur Hayes (@cryptohayes) Co-Founder & CEO at BitMex Tonya Evans (@IPProfEvans) Professor of Law at the University of New Hampshire, Developer of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency law professional online certificate program Aram Barnett (@AramBarnett) Chief Innovation Officer at Onward Labs Karima Williams (@bitcoinbae) Community at Consensys Isabelle Figaro Global Partnerships and Strategic Expansion at Emerge Agenda: 6:00 - 6:30pm - Networking & Refreshments 6:30 - 6:45pm - Event/Meetup Introduction 6:45 - 7:30pm - Fireside Chat with Arthur Hayes 7:30 - 8:15pm - Moderated Panel 8:15 - 8:30pm - Event Closeout

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  • Black is Tech Conference

    Metropolitan West

    DESCRIPTION The Black is Tech Conference will bring thousands of tech enthusiasts in the Black Community for a day of exhibitions, seminars and everything tech. RSVP Here: http://blackistechconference.com/ This event is a continuation of the movement to create a stronger presence of the black community in the tech ecosystem. The event will include Seminars and Panel Discussions led by seasoned Tech Entrepreneurs in the tech community (Some of the names you already know. TBA). There will also be a large exhibit Hall of Startups with black founders as well as some of the popular tech companies in the industry. There will be smaller talk sessions on the current state of tech and other trending topics including Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and more. There will be games, networking and more at this event. The Black is Tech Conference hopes to be an all -inclusive event that touches various areas of technology. Note: We are not making this event only for the Techie. This is for anyone who is excited about technology and the many ways it has and continues to make the world a much better place. It will also be a good platform to show the contributions of the black industry to technology. There is a little tech in all of us... So Techies and Non-Techies are welcome. *This event is for the entire United States residents and not NYC and surrounding residents alone. We are working on getting discounted travel packages for attendees that plan to travel for this event. * Venue (TBA) - VENUE WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN LATE JUNE/EARLY JULY BUT WILL BE IN THE MIDTOWN MANHATTAN AREA OF NYC. EVENT FEATURES: - KEY NOTES, FIRESIDE CHATS, PANELS BY RENOWNED SUCCESSFUL BLACK/MINORITY TECH ENTREPRENEURS AND LEADERS IN THE TECH SPACE - STARTUP EXHIBITION BY MOSTLY BLACK AND MINORITY OWNED TECH COMPANIES - PITCH COMPETITIONS FOR STARTUPS WITH SPECIAL PRIZE GIVEAWAYS - NETWORKING SESSIONS - WORKSHOPS FOR VARIOUS TECH RELATED SUBJECTS - RECRUITMENT - HACKATONS - GAMES/ENTERTAINMENT - AFTER PARTY SPEAKERS: WE ARE FINALIZING AGREEMENTS WITH SOME OF THE VERY WELL KNOWN BLACK LEADERS IN THE TECH SPACE. SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL FOLLOW AS WE CONFIRM EACH SPEAKER. TICKETS: Take Advantage of our Super Discounted Early Bird tickets that are currently on sale now. We are selling only 200 Early Bird Tickets after which we'll begin selling tickets at their regular prices.

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  • Black Women Talk Tech Roadmap to Billions 2019 Conference

    Buy your tickets here: https://www.blackwomentalktech.com/2019-conference/ Black Women Talk Tech is excited to present the 3rd annual Roadmap to Billions 2019 Conference. Join us at the only annual tech conference created exclusively by black women founders for black female founders and their supporters. A conference built from the perspective of women, the goal is to showcase the brilliance of black women in tech, create a stage for our experiences, foster deep connections and create real funding opportunities. We believe in learning from those who are paving the way. Through their successes, (and failures), gain insight and valuable lessons to inspire and guide you on your path to success.

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  • Pluto Black History Month Diversity and Inclusion Panel

    Pluto Power Shift is a quarterly after-work panel series curated by the Pluto team. Our goal is to bring together the brightest minds in Diversity & Inclusion to speak about why these issues matter, especially for companies who are starting to develop their efforts and enjoy hearing some advice. Get tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pluto-power-shift-presents-say-it-loud-our-cultures-diverse-inclusive-proud-tickets-54811001180?discount=PlutoPartners USE CODE PLUTOPARTNERS for %50 off. A play off James Brown's 1968 hit classic, join us for this Black History Month themed event as we bring together the best and brightest African-American D&I execs and game changers to discuss what organizations can do to increase minority talent across several industries including tech, finance, advertising and media. We’ll also discuss actionable steps stakeholders can take to solve these issues. Topics to include: diversity, inclusion, equality, transparency, accountability, company culture, and leadership. Check out the recap from our last event here. Special shoutout to our partners Part of the Conversation and Civic Hall! We look forward to you joining us there!

  • #TechToWealth Tour with Young Guru

    WeWork

    RSVP Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/techtowealth-tour-with-young-guru-flatiron-school-nyc-tickets-54469020306?aff=OHUB Join Young Guru and Flatiron School Co-founder Avi Flombaum for an exclusive evening of high energy mingling, hors d'œuvres and drinks, exciting scholarship announcements and lively discussion about the new OHUB x Flatiron School initiative to get 10,000 people of color coding over the next 12 months. Our interactive discussion and panel features Young Guru, Jay-Z’s legendary audio engineer and DJ, who will talk to us about his journey from Howard University to working with the world’s greatest artists on the world’s largest stages, his big vision for the intersection of culture & tech and how anyone, anywhere, can make it happen for them as well. Rodney Sampson, Chairman & CEO, The Opportunity Hub, and Malorie Casimir, Software Engineer, Flatiron School, will also participate in the conversation. The experience will be moderated by Brandon Collins, Senior Program Manager, Flatiron School. We will end this part of the program with a quick testimonial, a Q/A on the path to learning to code to actually getting an in-demand job in tech with Flatiron School and an overview of our $1 million in scholarship We will conclude the evening with an after party with Young Guru as he brings the latest beats as apart of the world’s largest music tour, and a book signing of his book Kingonomics, from author Rodney Sampson.

  • Unidxs - Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at Meetup HQ Soho

    632 Broadway, New York, NY 10012

    In celebration of the Latinx community in New York City, Meetup will be hosting Unidxs, a Meetup fair & cultural celebration as we wrap up Latinx Heritage Month. RSVP via the Google Form http://meetu.ps/3jmZYV

  • BlackTech Weekend

    Etsy

    BlackTech Weekend - The Must Attend Fam Reunion is coming to NYC! BlackTech Weekend is coming to NYC to connect with Black innovators and entrepreneurs in tech, media and more from May 17th to May 19th. Since BlackTech Weekend’s inception in 2014, we have convened over 2,700 participants, 150+ speakers, and 3 pitch competitions. BlackTech Weekend, is a 501(c)3 national tour offering a weekend of events that brings innovators, founders, and investors together. Programming and content for BlackTech Week and Weekend revolve around talks and workshops on: building tech ecosystems, STEAM educator resources, customer acquisition and growth, startup financial management, sales, marketing, resources for investors and more. If you want to know more about us, follow us on Instagram! Our goals for BlackTech Weekend are always to: Strengthen the BlackTech community Bring high-level, dynamic speakers to engage our community Provide education workshops and programming Bring financial resources and various options for support into the BlackTech communities Create exciting activations and partner events with our incredible sponsors We are so excited to come to NYC to: Work with our incredible presenting partner Etsy to source talented Black professionals who want to fill the 35+ roles they have available. Highlight Black founders who are changing the landscape of FinTech through our Barclays BlackTech Support Black tech professionals and ecosystem builders in NYC Create spaces where Black tech professionals can connect with each other and access unique opportunities through our community Full conference tickets include food, beverage & a BlackTech Week gift bag! Full conference attendees will receive reserve seating in the first 5 rows.

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  • Black Blockchain New York: Janett Liriano - CEO, Loomia Technologies, Inc.

    Title: Speaker Series #1: Janett Liriano - CEO, Loomia Technologies, Inc. When: May 16th at 7pm Where: 25 Broadway, 12th floor Manhattan, NY Event link: https://www.meetup.com/Black-Blockchain-New-York/events/250222191/ The goal of the Black Blockchain Speaker Series is to highlight underrepresented entrepreneurs, engineers, and thought leaders in the blockchain space. By creating a welcoming environment that provides access points for people of all backgrounds, we hope to increase interest and exposure to this emerging field. Our first speaker will be Janett Liriano, CEO of Loomia. A company looking to integrate their smart textile technology with blockchain technology.

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  • Black Web Festival 2018

    National Black Theatre

    Get Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-web-fest-2018-day-2-tickets-43051871306 The Black Web Fest is an international event series that celebrates Black media makers and digital content. Our core themes are media, discovery, education, and technology. Our premiere event is Black Web Fest which features film screenings, a wine tasting, and a series of educational panels. We showcase films from emerging Black media makers from across the globe. We also have panels that feature industry experts and celebrities. Schedule: 11- 12 pm Registration TRACK 1 12 pm - 4 pm Film Screenings TRACK 2 12 pm - 4 pm Panels 12 pm - 1pm How to Create for VOD Video-on-demand has shifted the media industry. Filmmakers and content creators have more access to creating content but find it difficult to reach the right audience and monetize. During the panel, experts will discuss guidelines creators need to consider when creating content for VOD platforms. The panel will also provide information about opportunities available to media makers online. 1 pm - 2 pm Making It to the Majors The panel is a candid conversation with industry experts. Panelist will give an overview of their experience and lessons they have learned along the way. 2 pm - 3 pm Become a Star with PR A discussion with PR professionals on how to promote yourself and brand. 3 pm - 4 pm The Sound of Music [Sponsored by LiveThe.Biz] Music and sound are a major part of content creation. Understanding the building blocks of royalties and music publishing helps create better content. The sound of music panel will provide attendees with best practices of music licensing. 4 pm - 5 pm Networking / Wine Tasting TRACK 1 5 pm - 8 pm Panels 5 pm - 6 pm The Rise of Podcast IAB estimated that podcast revenue would grow to $220 million in 2017. The ongoing growth in the podcast industry creates tremendous opportunities for creatives. The Rise of Podcast panel will discuss how to start podcasting and the best practices. The panel will also cover emerging technology in the voice sector. 6 pm - 7 pm How to Build a Tribe [Sponsored by Brandiin] This panel breaks down the power of influence. Influencers will explain how they built a community around culture. Also they will discuss how they monetize their brand. TRACK 2 5 pm - 8 pm VR Experience Media Sponsor ColoredContent Wine Tasting Sponsor Pompette Wine Shop For more details visit: BlackWebFest.com Please note: - Once you purchase a pass, you will receive an order confirmation email from Eventbrite on behalf of the Black Web Fest. If you do not see your order confirmation in your inbox, make sure to check your junk/spam folder. If you still do not see your order confirmation, click here to access the Eventbrite help center. - All sales final. No refunds or exchanges. - Some content screening may not be appropriate for individuals under 18 years of age. - Attendees must be 21 and over to particpate in the wine tasting portion of the event.

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  • Black Women Talk Tech Conference

    Microsoft, 11 Times Square

    • What we'll do Use the discount code for 15% off: bwttpartner15off. http://www.blackwomentalktech.com/conference/ Investor -$279 Founder- $199.00 General admission (Day 2 Only)- $35 Afterparty (Day 2 only) - $30 This is a paid event. No payments at door. Black Women Talk Tech (BWTT) is an organization that aims to help black women build the next billion dollar companies. Black Women Talk Tech’s 2nd annual conference is focused on tearing down roadblocks and promoting #blackgirlmagic in the tech industry. It will include two full days. The conference consists of expert panels and workshops, keynotes, a $10,000 pitch competition, founder showcases, performances, celebrations and much more! The first day is for black female tech founders and investors only and the second day is open to all registrants. Use the discount code for 15% off: bwttpartner15off. • What to bring Business cards and an open mind. • Important to know This is a paid event. No payments at door.

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