“Black Tech Week, (BTW) returns and is set to once again connect tech entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals to educational opportunities, resources, and to one another.
Candice Matthews Brackeen, Founder of Black Tech Week, aims to bring together some of the greatest innovators in technological industries.
“As Black people we’ve been inventing things for a long time, we been entrepreneurs for a long time,” said Mrs. Matthews Brackeen. “We just want to make sure they all convene in the same space; they build community, they build network, and they do business together.”
Cincinnati plays host to Black Tech Week, where the annual event is headquartered. The week-long conference runs July 18th – July 20th where over 3,000 attendees, over 100 speakers, and over 50 workshops, along with curated content across the venue.
There is an intentional focus on ensuring Black people lead and captivate this industry. The Keynote Speaker for this year’s BTW is Issa Rae, writer, producer, entrepreneur and founder of HOORAE.”