AFRO TECH 2017
2 days / 15 talks / 1 pitch competition
20 speakers / 6 workshops
AfroTech is a conference where the founders and employees of some of the fastest-growing tech startups will present the tactics & strategies they use to grow their products and businesses. Conversations will range from raising venture funding, combining tech and culture, user design workshops and growth hacking.
NEW THIS YEAR *PICK A*
Friday’s conference schedule will be split into three tracks full of workshops, intimate fireside chats, and networking with your track groups. Each track is designed and lead by industry leaders to give you a in depth day filled with energy and learning.
Design, Data & Engineering
Dive deep and learn from CTOs, designers and engineers of the world’s fastest growing startups and tech companies. Walk away from the Technical track with new skills and new perspectives on the latest technologies.
Entrepreneurs & Startups
In the trenches launching or scaling your business. Learn from founders and early employees about what it takes to grow your startup, get capital and build a strong team. Hear from CEOs who’ve raised millions and successfully scaled their businesses.
BUILDING STRONG BUSINESSES
Biz Dev, Ops, & Marketing
Businesses are only as good as the people on the team. This general track will discuss growth marketing and the challenges and issues growing companies have like hiring, operations and legal. All you Sales, Marketing, and Biz BD GURUS… This is your track!
EXCLUSIVE & MANDATORY
Collegiate (Sub track)
Students will pick a general track and are required to attend student sessions at the conference. Through the student workshops and meetups you will be introduced to startups and companies looking to hire you. Get your questions answered and meet others in your field.
Check out this great video below about what you may look to expect at this yeas upcoming event!