Noelle Silver Data Disruptor

Noelle Silver is disrupting the narratives around inclusion in the data, tech and AI arenas. Noelle Silver is a technical evangelist at heart and enjoys spreading the good news about what it’s like to work in the field of emerging technology.

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How To Get Funded in a Post-COVID Economy

The opening session at the Disruption Now Summit with corporate leaders and entrepreneurs. From survey results, gathered from entrepreneurs we will explore the common questions, pitfalls, and struggles for entrepreneurs seeking access to capital.

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On-Air with Special Guest Sevetri Wilson

Sevetri Wilson is the Founder and CEO of  New Orleans based technology startup Resilia (formerly ExemptMeNow) with a second office in Newark that she founded in 2015 to revolutionize how nonprofits are created and maintained, and how enterprises  (who deploy billions annually) scale impact. She has raised over $2M for her startup to date, making her the first Black woman in New Orleans to raise over $1M in venture capital, and one of only 11 black women to raise over $3M. 

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Tech & The Human Connection with Doug McCollough

The Human Connection of Technology with Doug McCollough

Artificial Intelligence is less impactful unless you understand the human connections and problems you are seeking to solve. Artificial intelligence must have empathy and be more connected with the communities it impacts. Learn the tricks of the trade and the latest trends in automation.

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Dawn Dickson on Crowd Investing

Dawn Dickson on Crowd Investing, this is Disruption Now

Dawn Dickson is well-known for raising capital through crowdfunding means. In 2019, she made history using the same fundraising route usually overlooked by Black entrepreneurs. Dickson became the first Black founder in history worldwide to raise the highest secure token offering (STO) crowdfunding round from the general public. Her company PopCom has raised millions from more than 4,000 investors.

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Jewel Burks-Solomon on Google Startups

Jewel Burks-Solomon on Google Statups

In this session from the Disruption Now Summit we discuss the best practices and approaches for getting funded as a start-up with Jewel Burks-Solomon. Burks is an advocate for representation and access in the technology industry

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Max Tuchman CEO Caribu

At the Disruption Now Summit, I interviewed Maxeme Tuchman the CEO + Co-Founder of Caribu, an interactive video-calling platform that allows parents and grandparents to read and draw with children when they’re not in the same location. We discuss how black and brown entrepreneurs can win by raising money online instead of waiting on VCs.

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