This is the face of a founder.

2020 Roadmap to Billions Conference
Feb 27-29, Penn Plaza Pavilion, New York, NY

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The immersive three-day tech conference, designed by black women founders for black women founders.

Roadmap to Billions is a call to action: giving voice, strategy and opportunity to help black women founders build the next billion dollar businesses.

Meet the 2020 Speakers

Maria Velissaris

Founder, SteelSky Ventures

Elishia Thompson, Esq

Managing Director | Chief Venture Developer , Thompson Global Group, LLC

Mandela Schumacher-Hodge Dixon

Founder, Founder Gym

Crystal Etienne

Founder , PantryProp

Kristina Jones

Co-Founder, Court Buddy

Maisha Walker

Founder , Message Medium

Simone Taitt

Founder , Poppy Seed Health

Natasha Bansgopaul

Co-Founder , DarcMatter (DM)

Lisa Skeete-Tatum

Founder , Landit

Roadmap to Billions is for self-identified black women founders with scalable businesses and technology companies, investors, tech evangelists, and our allies.

Agenda

Founder's Retreat

The Founders' Retreat is a day dedicated exclusively to Black female founders. Join us for a welcoming kickoff, including workshops, strategy and one of a kind experiences designed just for us.

5:00p–5:30p, Registration & Food


5:30p–6:00p, Black Women Talk Tech & Sponsor Welcome


6:00p–7:00p,Conquering Anxiety

Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as a Founder, sponsored by Nike


7:00p–8:00p, Dance It Out

Dance Therapy Class, Sponsored by Nike


8:00p–9:00p, Beauty Services

Founder's Day

Founders' Day is a day dedicated exclusively to Black female founders. Join us for a welcoming kickoff, including workshops, strategy and one of a kind experiences designed just for us.

8:00a–9:00a, Registration & Breakfast


9:00a–9:45a, Black Women Talk Tech & Sponsor Welcome


9:45a–10:45a, Marketing & Product Breakout


10:45a–11a, Break


11:00a–12:00p, Legal & Operations Breakout


12:00p–1:30p, Lunch: Chapter of the Year?


1:15p–2:15p, Headliner


2:15p–2:30p,Break


2:30p–3:30p, Tech Breakout


3:30p–3:45p, Break


3:45p–4:45p, Funding Breakout


4:45p–5:00p, Break


5:00p–5:30p, Closing


Summit

TheSummit is a day for everyone. Join us for a workshops, strategy and one of a kind experiences designed just for us.

8:00a–9:00a, Registration & Breakfast

 


9:00a–9:45a, Black Women Talk Tech & Sponsor Welcome

 


9:45a–10:45a, Morning Keynote

 


10:45a–11a, Break

 


11:00a–12:00p, Workshop Breakout

 


12:00p–12:15p, Break

 


12:15p–1:15p, Workshop Breakout

 


1:15p–2:30p, Lunch and Award Presentations

Game Changer, Chapter of The Year


2:30p–3:30p, Political Town Hall

 


3:30p–4:00p, Break

 


3:30p–4:00p, Pitch Competition

 


4:00p–4:30p, Samsung Judge Deliberation

 


4:30p–4:45p,Prize Presentation

 


4:45p–5:00p, Break

 


5:00p–6:00p, Afternoon Keynote

 


6:00p–6:30p, Closing

 


7:00p–10:00p, After Party

 


2019 Recap

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