MIAMI – Angela Benton, one of America’s leading tech entrepreneurs will speak during the ICABA Business Breakfast, Friday, Sept. 27 at the offices of Greenberg Traurig P.A., 333 S.E. Second Ave., 27th floor, Miami.
Registration and networking is set for 7:30 a.m., with breakfast and the forum from 8 – 9 a.m. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 after Sept. 24; visit icabaworld.com
Benton is founder & CEO of NewME Accelerator, whose mission is to accelerate underrepresented entrepreneurs around the world. NewME has received critical acclaim for its work to ensure that technology entrepreneurship is
accessible to women and minorities.
Benton and the inaugural class of NewME Accelerator were featured in CNN’s award winning documentary series Black in America: The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley in 2011.
Since the launch NewME has accelerated more than 150 startups through its 12-week program in San Francisco and national three-day program in cities around the country.
Benton’s previous experience spans a variety of industries and roles in design, marketing, development, digital strategy and entrepreneurship.
In 2007 she launched BlackWeb20.com, a leading online publication for African Americans interested in technology and new media.