2022 Black Innovation and Entrepreneurship program, part two: Invest in ideas

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Invest in Ideas: Feb 24, 3-4:30pm ET

 

View a recording of the  2022 Black Innovation and Entrepreneurship program, part two: "Invest in ideas." This event features:

  • Interviews with, and tips from, successful entrepreneurs
  • Investing in intellectual property
  • Building wealth

 

Agenda
(All times ET)

3 p.m. Welcome

  • Jayde Stewart, National Outreach Partnerships Specialist, USPTO

3:03 p.m. Leadership greeting

  • Robin Evans, Deputy Commissioner for Patents, USPTO

3:10 p.m. Using your creativity to create generational wealth

  • Ebonique Boyd, Co-founder, Budget Collector, arttech entrepreneur, nonprofit leader
  • Tani Chambers, Founder & CEO, RAVN 
  • James Howard, Executive Director, Black Inventors Hall of Fame
  • James Wilson, Assistant Regional Director, Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional Office of the USPTO (moderator)

4 p.m. Fireside chat: Executive leadership, funding opportunities for minority owned businesses, and entrepreneurship

  • Stacy Brown-Philpot, Founding member, SoftBank’s Opportunity Fund, former CEO, TaskRabbit, investor, advisor
  • Jayde Stewart, National Outreach Partnerships Specialist, USPTO (moderator)

4:25 p.m. Closing

  • Jayde Stewart, National Outreach Partnerships Specialist, USPTO

This program is presented by the USPTO's Office of Innovation Outreach. For more information, please contact BlackInnovation@uspto.gov.

The content and opinions shared by our guest speakers during this program are not those of the USPTO, nor are an endorsement of any persons, products, programs, or policies mentioned therein.

This event is part of a series: Advancing Equity, Black Innovation and Entrepreneurship