The gathering is a great way to bring entrepreneurs and investors together.
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Bold Biz: MWBE and Harlem Tech Summit

Jean Kristensen, CEO of Jean Kristensen Associates and Creator of MWBE Success Program, and Glenford Patterson, CUNY (The City University of New York) Lecturer and Co-Founder of the Harlem Tech Summit, join #BoldBiz to discuss the challenges and obstacles in starting a business.

Posted by BoldTV on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Entrepreneurs are all too familiar with the hard work and dedication that is necessary to run a business. For young entrepreneurs especially, it can be difficult to figure out exactly how to run a business. That’s why the Harlem Tech Summit was created.

In a nutshell

The Harlem Tech Summit was founded to showcase and support Harlem’s emerging tech ecosystem. The idea is that by bringing multiple stakeholders with entrepreneurial experience to the Harlem community, participants will leave the conference with the skills and resources they need to succeed in their entrepreneurial and professional ventures.

So now that you know what the conference is all about, here’s an inside look of how it will go down.

What’s going to happen?

The conference will take place on Thursday, May 18 and will consist of VCs, tech founders, entrepreneurs and angel investors. There is an extensive list of speakers from all different types of companies to share their ideas, experiences, knowledge and resources with the community.

Why it’s important

Many millennials want to become entrepreneurs. They want to see their businesses succeed. Unfortunately, many don’t know how to keep their businesses running smoothly, and they end up with numerous problems on their hands. The Harlem Tech Summit will be incredibly helpful to those people who have struggled with their own businesses, or who are intimidated to start businesses. The speakers will give them insight and examples on how to successfully run a business, and that knowledge hopefully will give them an advantage going forward.


The Harlem Tech Summit has a lot of potential and could be extremely helpful for entrepreneurs who need advice on running a business. It’s also a great way to help bring the community together to show that there is no set way to run a business; the possibilities are endless.

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Posted 05.18.2017 - 07:02 pm EDT