**As of Monday, March 6th we are officially at capacity for this event. Don't despair! Register to be eligible for the waitlist!**
This Equitech in ATX breakfast event to kick off the big Festival will be a place for a mix of mission-driven, under-estimated founders, funders, and allies to convene, make connections, and celebrate each other!
Join friends and colleagues from Baltimore to Austin, Oakland to Tulsa, and many places in between as we gather to share in like-minded fellowship, our best practices, potential partnerships, and link up our pipelines across the country, and the world.
Sponsorships are available; email email@example.com. Space is limited to 250 guests. RSVPs are required.
Born in Baltimore, Equitech is a movement to build an inclusive tech city, unlocking economic potential and opportunity, and creating a culture of belonging in tech. Learn more at: upsurgebaltimore.com
About our event location
Inn Cahoots is a proud host and sponsor of this event! Inn Cahoots is a female-founded, owned and operated hotel and event space located in the heart of downtown Austin.
Street parking is available alongside Inn Cahoots, which is within easy walking distance to the heart of SXSW, the Austin Convention Center.
Big Ups to our fabulous Equitech sponsors!!!
Get to know these amazing orgs doing awesome work to support and advance founders, funders, and eco-systems with a foundation of equity!
All Raise - On a mission to accelerate the success of female founders and funders to build a more prosperous, equitable future.
American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact - The AmFam Institute is a venture capital firm and partner of choice for exceptional entrepreneurs who are building scalable, sustainable businesses in a long-term effort to close equity gaps in the United States. They invest in early-stage, mission driven startups with a focus on building resilient communities, increasing economic opportunity, promoting equity in education and supporting healthy youth development.
Birmingham Bound - On a mission to recruit, retain and grow startups to and in Birmingham, AL. We know that Birmingham has the talent companies need and that it offers the affordability companies need to grow - and with the added benefit of an obnoxiously supportive tech ecosystem.
The Creative Executive - Aligning executives and teams to do the big things. Executive development, cohort coaching + team coaching for high-growth, in-transition companies.
divinc - On a mission to generate social and economic equity through entrepreneurship.
Female Founders TX - A community of 700+ female founders started in TX and grown beyond!
Inn Cahoots - A female founded four-story boutique hotel and event venue in Austin, TX.
JUST - A nonprofit financial platform working to close the racial wealth gap by investing in ambitious Texas women through capital, peer coaching & community.
Munck Wilson Mandala - A technology-focused law firm with offices in Los Angeles, California, Dallas, Austin, Houston, and Waco, Texas, and South Florida (Boca Raton). Listed as a Best Lawyers Best Law Firm in 20 practice areas, the firm offers full-service counsel in corporate transactions and securities, M&A, technology transactions, real estate, employment law, IP, litigation, and various other practices. Munck Wilson Mandala represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies.
Republic - The leading international crowd-investing platform, where founders can raise up to $5M dollars from their community.
techstars Equitech - An accelerator for startups from any sector that are grounded in the values of diversity, led by founders from underestimated communities, or developing technologies that increase access and equity across society.
UpSurge Baltimore - UpSurge is an ecosystem builder and investment engine focused on making Baltimore the country’s first Equitech city and a launching pad for founders of all backgrounds, across sectors and stages.
Village Capital - At Village Capital, we support and invest in early-stage startups, solving problems around climate innovation and adaptation, economic mobility, and equitable access to essential services.