Whether you’re a Black founder in tech, a funder, an investor, or anyone interested in inclusive innovation, join us on November 9th from 5:30-8:00 pm to learn, connect, and celebrate Black business leaders.
This event will feature:
- Pitches from five incredible founders (and prize money too)
- Tech info booths and resources
- The opportunity to mix, mingle, and build your network over good food and drink
Congratulations to our finalists!
- Temi Okesanya, Founder of Road Aider
- Margaret Adekunle, Founder of City Lending Centres
- Sean Hervo, Founder of First Step Analytics / Prepad
- Kevin Mpunga, Founder of Elev Homes
- Jefferson Roc, Founder of Eimhe
- Ange Paye, Founder of Voto App
- Lulu Mashonganyika, Founder of LiiT Care Connect Inc.
This event is the inaugural event of the BIPOC Rural Tech Founders event series (Nov 2022-Oct 2023) and is proudly hosted by Innovate Calgary amongst other Alberta-based organizations including Black Business Ventures Association, Calgary Innovation Coalition, Black Canadian Women in Action, BIPOC Foundation, Platform Calgary and Catapult Start-Ups.