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African + Black Founder Hangout

July 11 @ 18:00 - 20:30 CDT

Join us for meaningful connections and inspiring conversations. Expand your network, find collaborators, and enjoy hanging out with peers.

Join us for a relaxed networking event designed to bring together African and Black founders for an evening of connection, collaboration, and community. Whether you’re an experienced entrepreneur or just starting out, this is the perfect opportunity to meet like-minded individuals, share your journey, and unwind in a casual, friendly atmosphere.

Everyone gets a chance to introduce their companies or projects they are working on, so we can make deeper connections and discover ways in which we can exchange value with fellow attendees.

What to Expect:

  • Networking: Connect with fellow founders and entrepreneurs from the African and Black community, and expand your professional network.
  • Inspiring Conversations: Share your experiences, challenges, and successes in a supportive environment that fosters growth and collaboration.
  • Relaxed Atmosphere: Enjoy a laid-back evening with great company, delicious drinks, and light bites in a vibrant setting.
  • Community Building: Strengthen your network and build lasting relationships with other passionate founders. Discover potential collaborators, mentors, and partners.
  • Showcase Opportunities: Highlight your ventures, share your achievements, and get valuable feedback from your peers.

Additional Information:

  • Dress Code: Casual. Come as you are!
  • Bring Your Business Cards: Make the most of this networking opportunity by exchanging contacts.
  • Social Media: Follow us on [Insert Social Media Handles] for event updates and highlights. Use the hashtag #TheBetaCollective to share your experience.

Come join us for a night of meaningful connections and inspiring conversations. Whether you’re looking to expand your network, find potential collaborators, or simply enjoy the company of fellow founders. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of a vibrant and supportive community. See you there!


5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Welcome and Registration

6:00 PM – 6:15 PM: Event overview

6:15 PM – 6:30 PM: Icebreaker Activity

6:30 PM – 7:15 PM: Founder Spotlights

  • Listen to brief stories from selected founders.
  • Q&A session following each spotlight.

7:15 PM – 7:45 PM: Networking game

  • Open networking with suggested discussion topics.

7:45 PM – 8:15 PM: Showcase and Collaboration

  • Explore attendee showcases and discuss collaborations.

8:15 PM – 8:30 PM: Closing Remarks and Networking

8:30 PM: Event Concludes


July 11
18:00 - 20:30 CDT
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Heights House Hotel, Houston, Texas
100 West Cavalcade Street, Houston, TX 77009
Houston, TX 77009 US
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