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When is Roadmap to Billions 2021?

Roadmap to Billions 2021 will take place Thursday, August 12th – Friday, August 13th, 2021. Stay tuned for the latest updates by signing up for our newsletter in the footer below.

What type of payment method is accepted?

We accept all forms of major credit and debit cards including Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. We also accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Options are displayed during ticket check out.
Are different ticket levels offered for the conference?
Yes, our conference offers three different ticket levels to accommodate you and the type of experience you’re looking for. Secure access to the conference with our General Admission ticket, or gain that and some with either our VIP Bundle or BWTT SWAG Bundle. Visit our tickets page for more details.
Can I get a refund or transfer my ticket?
The only refunds that will be given are for founders or students who do not fit the proper requirements. Otherwise, there are no refunds on any passes and passes are non-transferable.
Do I need to be a Black woman in order to attend the conference?
No, this conference is designed for Black women and open to everyone with an open mind and willful heart.
Do I have to be 18+ to attend?
No, Roadmap to Billions does not have any age restrictions. However, the programming we are providing is geared towards individuals in high school or older.
Do you offer student tickets?
Not at this time.
When will the full schedule and speakers be released?

Speakers will be announced soon. The schedule is available here as speakers are confirmed. Be sure to follow our RTB social media accounts to see our speaker announcements.

How can I be considered for the Pitch Competition?

At the bottom of the ticket checkout page, you will have the opportunity to indicate your interest in the Pitch Competition. Those that indicate their interest in the competition will be emailed an application closer to the event. Only ticket holders can apply for the Pitch Competition, and the competition is only open to Black women entrepreneurs with a scalable or tech business.

How do I participate in investor matchmaking?
At the bottom of the ticket checkout page, you will have the opportunity to indicate your interest in meeting with investors about your scalable startup. Those that indicate their interest in Investor Matchmaking will be emailed closer to the event with details on how to submit a business pitch deck and participate. Already have a business pitch deck ready? After purchasing your ticket, a ticket confirmation page will appear with the proper link to register for Investor Matchmaking and upload your business pitch deck. Only ticket holders can participate in Investor Matchmaking, and participants must be Black women entrepreneurs with a scalable or tech business.
How can I connect with conference partners about job opportunities?
We are collecting resumes to share with partners looking to make new hires from our community. You can submit your resume immediately after purchasing your ticket. A ticket confirmation page will appear with the proper link to submit your resume. If you do not submit your resume through this method, or have already purchased your ticket, you can always send your resume directly to the recruiters you meet at the conference.
Are you still accepting sponsors?
Yes, we are still accepting sponsors for the conference. Please reach out to us at sponsorship@blackwomentalktech.com to discuss open opportunities. For more information, visit our sponsors page.
How do I apply to be a speaker?
We are no longer accepting speaker applications.
Is this event open to the media?
Yes, the media is invited to attend the conference. Please reach out to us at press@blackwomentalktech.com if interested.
Are there any volunteer opportunities at the conference?
There are no volunteer opportunities available for Roadmap to Billion at this time.
Will I be able to meet with other attendees?
Yes, we have breakout sessions designed to get you meeting and interacting with other like-minded women and supporters.
What is the official hashtag?
#RTBat5
Will Roadmap to Billions be recorded?
Yes, the recording will be available for purchase 60 days after the conference.

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