Black Tech Week


JULY 18-20, 2023

Content. Connection. Culture.

Black Tech Week is back to connect tech entrepreneurs, investors and professionals to education, resources, opportunities— and one another!
With more than 3,000+ anticipated attendees, 100+ speakers and 50 + workshops, you’ll find everything you’re looking for, and more.
Register now for #BTW23

JULY 18-20, 2023

Cincinnati, OH

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Did you know that Fortune 500 companies including Procter and Gamble, Kroger, Fifth Third Bank, Macys, American Financial, Western and Southern, and Cintas call Cincinnati home? Corporate support of the local ecosystem is built-in to the startup culture here in the Queen City!

Combined with the lower cost-of-living, central Midwest location and amazing city-funded entrepreneur support– Cincinnati is emerging as a top destination for founders and their small businesses nationwide. Register for BTW23 to see what Cincy has to offer you…

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Conference Venues

Cincinnati Music Hall anchors the Black Tech Week conference district, which includes 4 adjacent venues. Music Hall is located at 1241 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Mouse over the other venues to learn more about them.


Over 60 Talks
3,000+ Attendees
100+ VC Intros
Live Performances
and more...

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Highlighted Speakers



Candice Matthews Brackeen

CEO of Lightship Foundation


Aisha Bowe

CEO of STEMBoard


Brian Brackeen

General Partner at Lightship Capital


Everette Taylor

CEO of Kickstarter


Detavio Samuels



Felecia Hatcher

CEO of Black Ambition Opportunity Fund

Call for speakers

We’re recruiting industry leading innovators, professionals, investors, entrepreneurs, and creatives like you to share your experience, expertise and enthusiasm with BTW attendees from around the world!

Submissions for speaker proposals are now being accepted for BTW23.

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Black Tech Week is supported by some of the nation's largest Fortune 500’s right alongside remarkable local businesses, all with one goal in mind— to connect Founders of Color (FOC), Women, Disabled, and LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs with the resources their businesses need to scale.

We are grateful to each and every one of them for supporting our mission to accelerate opportunities for underserved startup founders and ecosystems♥️

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