Friday, July 03, 2015

DLL Storify of PowerMoves.NOLA National Conference -- Wednesday 7/1/15 to Friday 7/3/15

Last update: Sunday 7/5/15 @ 10:56 am
PowerMoves.NOLA is a national initiative to deploy innovative ideas, fresh approaches, and an overall commitment to equity and diversity as a growth strategy to address the generational obstacles that prevent minority entrepreneurship. An excellent article about PowerMoves.NOLA published by Forbes   

Its 2015 national conference was a three-day event held alongside the ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola® in New Orleans.  From boot camps to one-on-one investor meetings, PowerMoves.NOLA gave entrepreneurs of color an exclusive opportunity to promote their companies, network with advisors, and connect with a local and national startup community. Pitch competitions showcased some of the promising high-growth high-tech minority-founded startups from around the country. Participants were challenged to demonstrate how their businesses are sustainable and poised for growth as they competed for cash prizes. More information can be found on the conference Web page


Below find the DLL Storify of tweets that were generated by participants who used hashtags = #PowerMovesNOLA & @PowerMovesNOLA. As usual, the DLL Storify is merely a "firehose" draft, i.e., it includes all tweets in chronological order without comment or classification ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL Archives