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  • Sunday, November 4, 2018

    • Minority Innovation Weekend-Ignite, Imagine, Innovate Time: Sat. 11/3 9:00a - 5:00p Location: University of Baltimore H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons 1415 Maryland Avenue Baltimore, MD 21201 Details:

      Hosted By: NSBE

      Minority Innovation Weekend - Ignite, Imagine, & Innovate!

      Minority Innovation Weekend (MIW) is a weekend summit dedicated to aiding minority innovators launch tech-focused startups, highlighting emerging technologies that will have an impact on society, and showcasing tech startups that have a minority founder or co-founder. MIW’s goal is to help minority innovators learn how to take an idea or concept and launch a tech-focused business. MIW will bring tech enthusiasts for a weekend of presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and more.

      Choose your track! The MIW Innovation Conference Startup Fundamentals Track is for attendees who have a technology-based idea that they want to turn into a tech-focused startup. The MIW Innovation Conference Emerging Technologies track is for attendees who want to learn about emerging technologies that will change the world around us. The MIW Innovation Showcase will highlight tech-focused startups that have minority innovators as part of the founding team.

      MIW is open to ALL who are excited about technology.

      Startup Fundamentals Track Topics

      • Defining Your Idea
      • Validating Your Idea
      • Competitive Analysis
      • The Minimal Viable Product
      • The Pitch
      • Going to Market
      • Funding Your Innovation
      • Building A Team
      • Intellectual Property & Patents
      • Customer Acquisition and Gaining Traction

      Emerging Technologies Track Topics:

      • Blockchain
      • Machine Learning
      • Artificial Intelligence
      • Emerging Trends in Cyber Security
      • Internet of Things
      • And more