MIW provides minorities launching new businesses an opportunity to connect with each other and gain exposure to investors.

“The early stages of entrepreneurship can be a particularly isolating time due the do-it-all nature and time constraints of starting a business,” said Sir Walter Richardson, the MIW 2019 coordinator. “Even when given the chance to engage the broader technical or entrepreneurial world, the demographics are such that minorities can still feel isolated.”

Minority Innovation Weekend looks to provide exposure, knowledge for tech founders