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Friday March 10, 2017

HBCU Battle of the Brains

Mar 10-13 |  Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce | 912 E 11th Street

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**Funding Our Future: Investing in Diverse Startups

GABC IS A PROUD PARTNER OF THIS PROGRAM

Hilton Austin Downtown | Room 400-402 | 12:30PM – 1:30PM

With the growing trend of more tech startups being founded by Women, Latino, Black and Asian founders, greater investment in these ventures is needed to ensure the innovation and economic growth across all communities that these founders represent as the global population becomes more diverse. This panel consists of some of the very few Black investors within the venture capital industry. including Base Ventures and Connectivity Capital Partners. Hear their views on how to increase the capital needed to support the growth and diversity of startups. Additionally, we will discuss how to engage more diverse chambers of commerce as resources for connecting startup founders with capital.

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**ATXBound International Welcome Breakfast & Global Meet and Trade

GABC IS A PROUD PARTNER OF THIS PROGRAM

Four Seasons Hotel |98 San Jacinto | 8:30AM – 12:00PM

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Interactive Opening Speaker: Corey Booker

Austin Convention Center | Ballroom D | 11:00am-12:00pm

 

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

HBCU @ SXSW

Various Locations | March 10-12, 2017

An incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the South by Southwest (SXSW®) features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable lineup of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer. From hands-on training to big-picture analysis of the future, SXSW Interactive has become the place to discover the technology of tomorrow today.

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Quintessential Naturals Tour

George Washington Carver Museum |  1165 Angelina St | 1:00PM – 5:00PM

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The Pervert’s Guide to Computer Programming Languages

JW Marriott (room 303-304) | 110 E 2nd | 5:00PM – 6:00PM

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The New Philanthropists Speaker Series Presents

A Conversation with Van Jones: Community Leaders of Color

9:00am-10:30am | Location: TBD

Sunday, March 12, 2017

The Inclusive Innovation House

Galvanize | 118 Nueces Street | Level 2 | 12:00pm-8:00pm

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**ABC Shark Tank Casting Call

Galvanize | 118 Nueces Street | 1o:00am-4:00pm

GABC IS A PROUD PARTNER OF THIS PROGRAM

On a first come, first serve basis, companies may be selected to pitch their businesses to the casting team from ABC’s Shark Tank.

Please note: Shark Tank occasionally features entrepreneurs who have a “good idea,” but the vast majority of entrepreneurs that appear on the show display market demand through user acquisition, sales, and/or intellectual property protection. We look forward to seeing you pitch your business.

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Diversity Career Expo

MVMT 50 & National Black MBA Assoc.

 

Monday, March, 13, 2017

The Future of Work: How to Innovate With Inclusion

12:30pm-1:30pm

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*Badge Required