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  • Saturday, November 11, 2017

    • Minority Innovation Weekend Time: 9:00a - 7:00p Location: Hotel RL-Baltimore Inner Harbor 207 E Redwood St Baltimore, MD 21202 Details:

      Tthe National Society of Black Engineers Baltimore Metropolitan Alumni Chapter (NSBE-BMAC) invites you to Minority Innovation Weekend (MIW). The goal of MIW is to provide training for individuals that are interested in taking a technology-based idea or concept and turning it into a viable tech startup. Assuming that you have an idea or concept in mind, the goal of the conference is to provide you with fundamental knowledge to help you get started.

      MIW will feature talks from dynamic speakers with experience in launching startups. These talks include:

      • Defining & Validating Your Idea
      • Defining the Competition (Competitive Analysis)
      • The Minimal Viable Product (MVP)
      • "The Pitch"
      • Going to Market
      • Funding Your Innovation
      • Innovating on the Side
      • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

      MIW will also feature an interactive panel session comprised of local innovators and entrepreneurs that will discuss the local startup ecosystem.

      Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.