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1st Annual Blacks in Technology Entrepreneurship Kick-Off Event




6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


KM Harrell Group, LLC
100 Urban Entrepreneurs of NC


The 1st Annual Blacks in Technology Entrepreneurship Week holds promise like no other. The theme for this year’s event is “Changing the Face of Technology” and focuses on NC natives and residents who are indeed changing the face and landscape of technology entrepreneurship. Katrina M Harrell, in connection with 100 Urban Entrepreneurs of NC, will honor six extraordinary minority innovators in technology and entrepreneurship:  Wayne Sutton and Angela Benton, co-founders of NewMe Accelerator; Tiffani Bell, founder of and part of the NewMe Accelerator project who are each subjects of CNN: “Black in America 4”; Stephanie Harris and Roderick Frizzelle, co-founders of; and LaShanda Henry, founder of Black Business Women Online.

This year’s kick-off event on Sunday, November 6, 2011 will be held at Bay 7 in the American Tobacco District as a networking and celebration event not only celebrating the accomplishments of the honorees but also providing unsurpassed networking opportunity among Top entrepreneurs throughout the state. Networking begins at 6:00pm with the honoree event & program beginning promptly at 6:30pm.  

November 13, 2011 viewing party of the CNN show to be announced.

Registration Status


Katrina Harrell
919.438.BITE (2483)


$50 general admission


Bay 7 - American Tobacco District
318 Blackwell Street, Suite 150
Durham, NC 27701

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