Nexus Louisiana proudly announces Morris Chestnut, executive producer, and host of “Rebuilding Black Wall Street,” as the keynote speaker at the 2023 BizTech Challenge. This STEM-based pitch competition features students from Louisiana’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and is set to take place during Bayou Classic Weekend.
During the event, Morris Chestnut will share insights on the impact of supporting Black entrepreneurs in building and sustaining Black wealth.
Date: Friday, Nov. 24, 2023
Time: 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Location: Westin Hotel, 100 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
About BizTech Challenge:
Seven student teams, representing some of Louisiana's brightest minds from HBCUs across the state, will compete for cash prizes of up to $20,000. The event will showcase innovative business ideas ranging from legal services to cutting-edge technology solutions. Each team will have five minutes to present their ideas, followed by a two-minute Q&A session.
The BizTech Challenge is presented by Louisiana Economic Development and sponsored by Block Inc., Stone Pigman, and Innovation Catalyst.
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