Minority Innovation Weekend (MIW) is a weekend summit dedicated to aiding minority innovators  launch tech-focused startups. MIW’s goal is to facilitate minority innovators with learning how to take an idea or concept and launch a tech-focused business.

The creation of the Minority Innovation Weekend (MIW) arose from observations that there is a need to support minority innovators in launching startups in science and technical areas. The objectives of the MIW is to provide minority innovators with knowledge to launch science and technology startups in Baltimore and to attract capital providers to aid in supporting their success.

The Minority Innovation Weekend is part of the National Society of Black Engineers – Baltimore Metropolitan Area Chapter’s (NSBE-BMAC’s) Minority Innovation Entrepreneurship Program.