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Urban Tech Connect 2020 // Forward - Bridging The Culture Gap In Technology

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The Urban Tech Connect // Forward Conference is helping bridge the gap of diverse ideation in technology.

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Urban Tech Connect 2020 // Forward 

Southern California's Premier Tech Conference 

Every human being on earth is driven by possibility. Possibility is fueled by ideas. We believe that diverse ideas from all walks of life can help expand the realm of possibility for the entire world.

The Urban Tech Connect // Forward Conference is helping bridge the gap of diverse ideation in technology. Here's what to expect: 

  • Fine tune your strategy for fundraising 

  • Target angels and VCs to raise money  

  • Overcome your fears and insecurities as a founder of color

  •  Develop your go to market strategy

  • Think about opportunities in automation and how they might impact your business 

  • Keep it moving even when the odds are against you

  • Vet alternative options to raising funds for your business  

  • Develop tactics and strategies for product growth   

  • Tap into Job Opportunities in Tech

You will meet:

  • Angles, VCs, & Successful Entrepreneurs 

  • Professional resources (Banking partners, Product Marketing, Tech Resources, Job Leads & Talent Recruitment, Legal advice, Incubators / Accelerator directors)

  • Other Founders and Executives that make up LA's tech and digital media ecosystem

  • City Officials, Non-Profit and Philanthropic stakeholders in Los Angeles who want to see more diverse faces in LA's innovation economy  

Organizer: Plug In South Los Angeles 

Venue:  Virtual Conference (Full agenda details and login instructions to be provided up registration). 

Agenda

Sep 15th 

Opening Remarks  

Talks, panels, Fireside Chats

Registration and Virtual Co-Working - Entrepreneurs & Founders attending the conference have an opportunity to meet Venture Capitalists during office hours (Office hours for mentoring and support)

Tech Job Virtual Workshops 

Virtual Networking Meetups

Sep  16th 

Opening Remarks

Talks, panels, Fireside Chats

Virtual Breakouts, Workshops, Networking, Virtual Start Up Demos 

Closing Keynote

Closing Remarks

Sep  17th 

Opening Remarks 

Talks, panels, Fireside Chats   

Virtual Breakouts, Workshops, Networking, Virtual Start Up Demos 

Founder Bites & Comprehensive Panels

Closing Keynote

Closing Remarks

Virtual Reception & Networking 

Who should attend:Founders, VCs,  Angels, Technologist, Job Seekers, Executives in tech and digital media, City of LA Stakeholders, Philanthropic Leaders 

Registration & Questions:

Email: info@pluginsouthla.com

See speaker bios and learn more about the conference here.  

Scholarship Application

  • Limited tickets are available for those that cannot afford the UTC 2020 ticket prices. Please apply to be added to our wait list if you are a Founder and/or Student interested in attending UTC 2020. 

  • If you secure one of these tickets it will get you into the conference. These tickets do not include access to the Reception or VIP Networking & Socials.

  • To apply for a ticket please send an email to partner@pluginsouthla.com answering the following questions:

    • If you are a founder, what is your business's name and mission? What do you hope to get out of attending UTC 2020?

    • If you are a student, where are you in school? Do you aspire to be an entrepreneur? What interests you about this path? What do you hope to get out of attending UTC 2020?

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