We know it’s a little scary. But don’t worry — We got you!
The future is being created in real-time and there is an urgent need to educate, engage and immerse the HBCU & Black community into the heartbeat and culture of FinTech — the technology, the innovation and the business to drive opportunities for economic empowerment, emerging career pathways and transform generational wealth inequities.
We are bringing you an exciting experience of information and access — keynotes, masterclasses, product demos and media activations, from experts and leaders across the FinTech ecosystem.
Be Inspired: Here’s your chance to get experience the FinTech wave!
Fisk University has stood the test of time for more than 150 years. Fisk University is ranked #6 among historically black universities, according to U.S. News and World Report, and is the oldest institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee. Fisk’s outstanding faculty and students continue to enhance the University’s international reputation for academic excellence.
We went into our bag on this one. We are bringing you some of the most innovative and cutting edge names in business, culture, technology, blockchain, NFTs, cryptocurrency, gaming, design financial empowerment, Web3, the Metaverse and much more.
VP and Head of Crypto, Visa
CEO, The Hermida Company
Chairman of VaynerX, CEO of VaynerMedia
President + CEO, Emerging Impact
Creator of Aku Dreams
Co-Founder BLOCK::BLOCK, Founder MeebitsDAO, CryptoPunk
Head of Women of Color in Blockchain
Executive Coach. Financial Advisor. New Orleans Saints, Hall of Fame
Co-Founder RTFKT Studios
Founder & CEO, Walker Wear
Principal, Impact Computing, Amazon
Founder of $CapoCoin, Entrepreneur
Founder, Alt Key Theory (AKT)
Blockchain Solutions Architect, Amazon
Co-Founder at MetaGameHub DAO
Financial Empowerment Coach, Author, TED speaker
Founder, NFT42, Nameless, Tokensmart
Founder of PENSOLE Lewis College of Business & Design
Blockchain Marketing, MetaGameHub DAO
Photo Director, EBONY.com
Global Director, Digital Growth, Adidas
Founder of BLVCK PiXEL, Most Influential People in the Metaverse
Founder of JUMP, a tokenized web3 community
International Personal Branding Consultant & Adjunct Professor, Duke University.
Co-founder and Chief Community Officer, Glass (glass.xyz)
CEO of ZapLife and ZapTheory
Sr. Director, STEM Initiatives + HBCU Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship, UNCF
Bestselling Author, Serial Entrepreneur & Martial Artist
Co-founder of Mode
Co-Founder + CEO Crown & Hops Brewing Co.
CEO of 4thMVMT
Founder, Sava360 Ventures
Founder and CEO of Fanbase
Co-Founder, Umba Daima
Co-Founder ACIB Management
Animator and World builder, POORSTUDIO
Founder of Disruption Now Media
Chief Correspondent, Ovis
Technical Director, Unity Technologies.
CEO, Nex Cubed
Founder and Chief Visionary Officer, Ovis
Co-Founder + COO Crown & Hops Brewing Co.
Serial entrepreneur, Social Engineer and Corporate Athlete
Founder & CEO of Chainhaus
Owner/Terk Entertainment Group
International Consultant & Game Producer
Partnerships Strategy at Rally
Managing Partner, Egghead Enterainment
Each registered college or alumni attendee with an official school email address will receive a complimentary pass and eligible to to receive a special FinTech BLK Fest NFT. Post event, all attendees will receive information on how to collect their NFT via SMS or email. Register now as this is a limited special collection.
You have three options to choose from. Post event, all attendees will receive information on how to collect their NFT via SMS or email. Register now! This is a limited special collection.
#wealth generation #entrepreneurship # innovation #financial empowerment #economic equity
This session brings to life the stories of investment, passion, community, and discipline as a blueprint for the future. It features the writers and producers of the upcoming Black Wall Street movie, executive produced by Morris Chestnut.
There is a growing community of transformative educational entrepreneurs and businesses who are exploring different models to education that leverages interests and passions to empower a new generation of industry professionals, entrepreneurs and innovators.
Financial literacy is a critical part of our lives, but many people struggle with managing their money. This session will provide real-world tips and strategies that will reframe how we think about money and finances and why financial empowerment is the key to achieving personal and business goals by giving us more control over our future!
#Blockchain, #DAO, #NFTs, #Careers #The Metaverse
The Metaverse is a transformative digital space that will change how we interact with each other and the world. It’s an incredible new world where all of your digital assets are yours to control, trade, or sell at any time. You don't want to miss this one. Buiding the brand of you in the Metaverse.
Micah Johnson created Aku, a character based on a young boy who asked if it is possible for astronauts to be black. Aku quickly become a symbol of hope and unlimited potential Johnson’s message of brighter futures for black youth resulting in $2 million in art sales in 28 hours.
From sports, fashion and across culture, NFTs are creating a new generation of content creators and collectors. We’re witnessing the music, sports and gaming industries transformed — with culture leading the way.
#Innovators #Tokenomics #Cryptonomics #NFT Platforms & Communities #NFTs Drop Drip
Gary Vaynerchuk is considered one of the leading global minds on what’s next in culture, relevance and the internet. Known as “GaryVee” he is described as one of the most forward thinkers in business – he acutely recognizes trends and patterns early to help others understand how these shifts impact markets and consumer behavior.
People are spending so much money and time and creativity on social media platforms, which are making billions of dollars from their cultural IP, but isn't it time for the fans and users to better monetize their creative assets.
We’re in an era where almost anyone can monetize any thing they produce with (NFTs) and Tokens. However, this is just the beginning as NFTs not only have value, but provide access to new opportunities and communities. Let's unlock the world of NFTs and a new Cultural Brand.
REGISTER NOW: PASSES ARE AVAILABLE.
It’s free for college students and you’ll receive a commemorative NFT when you set up your digital wallet. Join the FinTech BLK Community to stay up to date with all festival announcements, news, offers and more!
Financial literacy is one of the best investments you can make for yourself. In these sessions, hear from experts in finance, accounting, sports, business, education and other industries — focused on insights, value and perspectives on financial literacy. You will leave with an understanding on why financial literacy is the foundation for your relationship with money, investing, wealth building and economic equity.
Improving business efficiency, driving innovation and reducing costs - blockchain is accelerating the transformation of almost every industry. Originally, a technology focused on cryptocurrency, it is giving rise to in-demand careers, a new class of entrepreneurs and well-paying jobs. These sessions will help you understand the story, design and technology behind blockchain and its impact and potential for wealth building and global change.
Keep up with the ever-changing world of crypto and how it is creating new streams of revenue and business opportunities. We are in the era of digital and virtual currency (crypto.) Bitcoin, Altcoin, Meme coins, etc., — are designed to to work as a monetary asset that can be used to pay for goods and services, traded for a profit or as an investment. Decentralized digital money, it operates without any interference between a third party or middleman.
Hear straight from the experts, cultural leaders, and content creators who are taking tokens and the red hot NFT market to an entirely new level. Understand the utility and purpose of different types of tokens and opportunities from their creation and usage.
Experience sessions are designed for learning through doing, engaging activations and challenges. Choose to take a text-message learning course, select your digital wallet, gain points to win prizes, or participate in masterclasses — these sessions are your keys to activating a personalized FinTech BLK Fest Experience.
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We are excited to invite industry and community partners to join us in building the future of an inclusive, innovative and equitable FinTech Industry.
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Event Disclosure: FinTech BLK Fest is an educational conference. Its content is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be investment advice or as a substitute for consultation with financial professionals.