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500 Startups Unity and Inclusion Summit (Atlanta)
June 10 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Unity & Inclusion Summit (Atlanta)
Join 500 Startups on June 10, 2017 from 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM at a one-day event bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, and the tech community to talk about the current state and future of diversity & inclusion (across disabilities, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and lifestyle) in tech.
Through keynotes, panels, and workshops, we’ll address topics like:
– Access to capital
– Building diverse teams and workplaces
– Growth marketing
– Implicit bias
– The 500 Startups Seed Program (500.co/seed-program)
The day will include a chance to have 1:1 office hours with 500 Startups + Microsoft + and more. A light breakfast, lunch, snacks, and cocktail will be served.
- Lisa Calhoun, Founding Partner, Valor
- Jewel Burks, Founder/CEO, Partpic Inc.
- Monique Woodard, Venture Partner, 500 Startups
- Jennifer Bonnett, Director/General Manager, ATDC
- Theia Smith, Founding Executive Director, City of Atlanta’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative
- Alyse Killeen, Founding Partner, Stillmark
- AND MORE TBA
AGENDA – TBA
Registration and coffee
Programming, keynotes, fireside chats
We Love Our Sponsor!
Thanks Microsoft @MicrosoftVC @Microsoft @Bizspark for sponsoring the Unity & Inclusion Summit!
Microsoft’s goal is to help startups grow their ideas by providing mentorship, technology, resources, and expertise to build global companies. Through the Microsoft BizSpark program, qualified startups can receive: Azure cloud credits, free software and tools, and technical support. Learn more: microsoft.com/bizspark
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Event Code of Conduct
This event is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any event venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event without a refund at the discretion of the event organizers.
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About 500 Startups:
Accepting startups for Batch 22! (4 month July-Oct program)
500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund with a network of startup programs headquartered in Silicon Valley with over $330M in committed capital across 4 main funds and 13 micro funds. We have invested in 1,800 technology startups all over the world since our inception in 2010 including: Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), Credit Karma, Grab, Udemy, Ipsy, Talkdesk, Intercom, MakerBot (acq’d by SSYS), Wildfire (acq’d by GOOG), and Viki (acq’d by Rakuten). Our team of 150 people based in 20 countries manage seed investments across 60 countries and speak over 25 languages. We’re hiring! Check out our 500 jobs and portfolio companies for jobs & internships