October's NY Tech Meetup - A Celebration of Black Women Founders



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This month, the NY Tech Meetup is celebrating black women founders and the amazing companies they are building. In partnership with GSD Solutions, supported by Mastercard's Startpath, and powered by Xandr, we are bringing the community together for a night of amazing demos and fantastic networking.

You won't want to miss this event! 

5:30 PM - Networking (on Airmeet)
6:00 PM - Demo Program 
7:00 PM - Program Ends/ More Networking (on Airmeet)


Kobi Wu, CEO & Founder

EYE-LEVEL MEDIA. Leverage the VisuWall network of storefronts to deliver brand messaging and capture analytics on traffic and engagement.

Kobi Wu is the former SVP of Strategic Planning at Combs Enterprises, where she was responsible for managing the business and creative strategies for Combs Wines & Spirits, Blue Flame Agency, Sean John and REVOLT. Some of the global brands she’s affected include Spotify, Google, Yahoo!, Converse, Pepsi, JetBlue Airways, Target, and Levi’s. She also have an MBA from New York University.

Fonta Gilliam, CEO & Co-founder

Wellthi helps financial institutions increase the LTV of customers by turning each customer into a community of customers.

Fonta Gilliam is the CEO and Founder of wellthi, a fintech company based in Washington, DC. Ms. Gilliam has over 10 years of development finance experience working in the United States, Africa, and Asia as a U.S. Diplomat and a management consultant in Deloitte's Emerging Markets Practice.

Over the course of her career, she led numerous White House and U.S. State Department initiatives, including
launching two of the U.S. Government’s first women’s business centers in Africa and designing innovative financing facilities to unlock capital for women and small businesses in the United States, Kenya, Morocco,
Zambia, Nigeria, South Korea, and China.

In 2016, she was awarded the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Franklin Award for her tireless work to support economic empowerment and financial inclusion initiatives in Africa.

Ms. Gilliam has a Master of Arts in economic development from American University’s School of International Studies (SIS) and a Bachelor of Arts in political science and economics from Howard University.

Wellthi has been featured in Forbes, the Washington Business Journal, Nationswell and the American Banker. Learn more about wellthi by visiting www.wellthiapp.com.

Tabitha Holbért, Founder at Whole Bare

DIANA is Whole Bare period pain relief through software and science.

Whole Bare was founded in 2018 by serial entrepreneur Tabitha Holbért, who previously founded Yogo: Yoga on the Go, which was successfully acquired.
Whole Bare began with a mission to advance the lives of women through consumer products and services powered by software and science.
Tabitha has over 15 years as a software developer and has founded 5 companies of which three have proven successful. Tabitha is the special advisor to Black Women Talk Tech the world's largest convention of Black women tech entrepreneurs. Tabitha is also a member of Safe Horizons junior board - Leaders on the Horizon.
Tabitha is passionate about volunteering, protecting women and menstruating humans; finding problems and engineering solutions! #weoverme

Her ask is to tell your story and why we as a whole deserve better. Innovation is not just Me but WE!. #Weoverme


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  • October 05, 2021 at 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Virtual
  • Andy Saldana

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