Beyond the Pitch

< BLK hack >

When: 6:30PM - 8:00PM
Where: Rev1 Ventures, 1275 Road, Columbus, OH 43212

< BLK hack > is a monthly event to help black people hack tech, biz and $.

Here is the schedule:

  • 6:30 – 7:00 Food, drinks, and connecting
  • 7:00 – 7:20 Jay Bobo (goodproduce & cards for all people) fireside chat with Branden Jones about Jay’s experiences as an entrepreneur and coder
  • 7:25 – 7:45 Calvin Cooper (NCT Ventures) presents the in’s and out’s of venture capital
  • 7:50 – 8:30 Sandee Kastrul (i.c.stars) shares the story of co-founding and leading a digital skills training & leadership development program that helps people change the trajectory of the lives
  • 8:30 – 9:00 Wrap-up and connecting

Your ticket includes all three speakers, food, and drinks.


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