Calling all Bootstrappers, Angel, Pre-Seed, Series A Startups and Beyond…
All Entrepreneurs, Business owners, and creatives!
We’ll be sharing our Patent Insider Secrets on “How to Save Your Tech Startup From an IP Disaster.” Tune in at 1pm Saturday May 14, 2022.
On Sunday, May 15, 2022, Patent Insider is also participating in the MIW Pitch Competition as a judge amongst the esteemed panel of judges. We are tasked with determining the winner from ten startups.
Minority Innovation Weekend (MIW) is a weekend summit dedicated to aiding innovators of color with launch tech-focused startups, exploring trending technologies, and showcasing tech startups that have a minority founder or co-founder. MIW’s goal is to facilitate innovators of color learning how to take an idea or concept and launch a tech-focused business. MIW will bring experienced speakers and tech enthusiasts together for a weekend of presentations and more.
MIW’s Innovation Conference (MIW-IC) will consist of the following conference tracks:
The MIW Startup Fundamentals track will cover many of the steps required to take a tech-focused idea or concept and launch a successful company. The Startup Fundamentals track will give soon-to-be, new, and experienced tech entrepreneurs an opportunity to learn from experienced speakers in their fields. Startup Fundamentals will cover topics such as “Defining An Idea”, “Developing A Minimum Viable Product”, “Funding Your Idea”, “Investing in Minority Innovation” and more.
The MIW Cybersecurity track will assemble the best minds in cybersecurity for two days of insightful presentations and discussions. The objective of the Cybersecurity track is to discuss the most prevalent cybersecurity challenges and encourage track attendees to launch tech-focused startups to address these challenges.
The MIW Healthcare Innovation track is designed for individuals and organizations from various fields interested in discussing and solving problems at the intersection of technology and healthy equity. This track aims to bring together individuals and work collaboratively to develop approaches to address health disparities in minority communities through technology. Attendees are encouraged to form groups to develop and present ideas. The objective of this track is to discuss the most prevalent public health challenges and encourage track attendees to launch tech-focused startups to address these challenges.
Virtual Participation – Expanded Access
MIW is part of the National Society of Black Engineers – Baltimore Metropolitan Area Chapter (NBSE-BMAC) Minority Innovation Entrepreneurship Program.
However, due to the pandemic, the past two conferences have been virtual which allows minority innovators of color that have a minority founder or co-founder to participate from virtually anywhere.
MIW Disruptive Podcast regularly features insightful innovation and startup news geared toward aiding innovators of color with launch tech-focused startups, exploring trending technologies, and showcasing tech startups that have a minority founder or co-founder.