Power Lunch: Secure the Bag: Creative Ways to Raise Capital for your Business

July 26, 2019 - 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Indiana Convention Center // Expo Hall // Main Stage


Explore the ultimate convergence of technology, culture and entertainment at TechConnect! This three-day summit is the premier destination for innovators of color – today’s leading creative thinkers, content producers, artists, bloggers, podcasters, and social media influencers.  TechConnect is a unique gathering of minds and talents – a collaborative space for discussion, generating ideas, and all-important networking opportunities with potential funders.

3 Days, 3 Destinations:

Tech-Boom Thursday - Explore new ideas and network with top executives in tech, entrepreneurship, entertainment and beauty

Get-Funded Friday - Unique opportunities to connect with entrepreneurs and venture capitalists

Self-Care Saturday - Discover simple tools and techniques to enhance the sense of well-being that drives you and your business

CLICK HERE to register for TechConnect

TechConnect Demo Day is a confluence of tech + social change for innovators to pitch viable solutions to pressing issues facing communities of color.  Pitch your social innovation startup and win $10,000 in cash and prizes!  Space is limited. 

CLICK HERE to submit your pitch

Comcast HiltonThe Mane Choice

How do you choose the right funding strategy for your business?  From lending apps to initial coin offerings (ICOs), our panelists will explore creative alternatives to traditional funding sources to help you identify the right source of capital for your business.   (Complimentary lunch provided)

Moderator: Sergie Willoughby, Senior Editor, The Network Journal

Lauren Maillian, Founder & CEO, LMB Group
Candice Matthews Brackeen, Founder & CEO, Hillman Accelerator
Paige Hendrix Buckner, Program Director, Founder Gym
J. Alexander Martin, CEO, FUBU TV