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For Immediate Release
February 23, 2017
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(BPRW) Black Tech Weekend

It's On!

(Black PR Wire)  MIAMI -- There's the Week and then there's the Weekend! Blacktech Weekend is here and it's on!

Blacktech Weekend is a 3-Day Weekend Summit launched by Blacktech Week with the mission to connect minority entrepreneurs to funding. Blacktech Weekend includes a diverse line-up of dynamic speakers, panels, and parties with Venture Capitalists and Startup Founders--all designed with the purpose to educate, inspire, and connect startup founders to sources of funding.

The opening keynote speaker, Michael Siebel, sold his company JustinTV, now Twitch.TV, for $900+ million in 2014. Michael now serves as the CEO of Y-Combinator, one of the world's most prominent start-up incubators. As of 2016, Y Combinator had invested in 940 companies including DropboxAirbnbCoinbaseStripeRedditZenefitsBuildZoomInstacartTwitch.tv  and the combined market capitalization of YC companies was over $65B. BlackTech Weekend also features other world class speakers including Marlon C. Nichols, Venture Capitalist from Cross Culture Ventures, Lauren Maillian, the star of Oxygen Show Quit Your Day Job, Armando Seay, Founder of Ross Technologies, and many more.

 

Champion of Change:  BlackTech Founder and President -- Felecia Hatcher

As an Author, Social Entrepreneur Felecia Hatcher has been honored by the White House as a 2014 Champion of Change for STEM Access & Diversity, Black Enterprise Innovator of the Week and Essence Magazine Tech Master. Hatcher has been featured on the NBC Today Show, The Cooking Channel, and Grio’s 100 African American’s Making History for her wildly successful company Feverish Ice Cream & Gourmet Pops where she serves as the Chief Popsicle.

The Miami based gourmet popsicle company Feverish serves clients like Google, Capitol Records, Adidas, 32 Degrees, Vitamin Water, Wholefoods and Forever 21 with custom vegan friendly gourmet pops and private label frozen desserts. Before launching Feverish, Felecia worked as a marketing manager for Nintendo, Sony, and the NBA. Felecia has presented engaging talks on Embracing Failure at Google London, Entrepreneurship and Managing Investor Relations at SXSW, White House Young America Series, Coca Cola HQ, TEDxMiami and TEDxJamaica.

Felecia is also the author of 3 books: How to Start a Business on a Ramen Noodle Budget, The C Students Guide to Scholarships and Focused.

It's an event not to miss.  For details and more info, email us at contact@blacktechweek.com.