Grassroots tech group Graveti is hosting their inaugural summit next Thursday at CoCo in Uptown Minneapolis to focus on increasing tech entrepreneurship among underrepresented demographics.
“We’re doing this to provide a platform for practicing and emerging entrepreneurs to learn strategic ways to start, grow and manage their business and navigate the tech industry,” explains Graveti cofounder Alex Rodriguez.
Attendees can expect a diverse and qualified lineup of speakers, some local, others national:
He’s joined in the first year organization efforts by Sam Ndely, Brianna McCullough, Jasmine Russell, Estevan Perez and Adom Robertson. “Our intention for all to walk away inspired by actionable advice,” he sums.
Graveti was formed in January 2016 by Rodriguez and Ndely on a mission to empower people of color to launch, join or fund a startup. Their regular meetup group has grown to over 400 strong and previously featured entrepreneurs include: Tyrre Burks, Thompson Aderinkomi, and Clarence Bethea.