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Tech Spotlight: Torsh

NOLAVATE Black is committed to connecting Black tech professionals to organizations that value diversity and inclusion. We are excited to add Torsh as a partner. Tell them NOLAVATE Black sent you!


– Manager, Business Development (sales)
– Coordinator, Sales Support
– Intern, Sales

NOLAVATE Black Joins NOLATech Week

Let's Get Our Tech Fam Together Again

NOLAVATE Black is excited to announce that we will be curating a series of featured events during NOLATech Week 2018 (October 8th-12th). We will join over 300 additional local businesses that will be participating in the sixth annual NOLATech Week. We are intentionally inviting organizations to connect the NOLATech week audience to unique and quality content focused on diversity and inclusion. If you are interested in partnering with NOLAVATE Black contact Sabrina Short at

What is blockchain? An intro to blockchain, cryptocurrencies and ICO.

Presentation by Brandon Bailey, NOLAscape. Panel and Q&A Brandon Bailey, NOLAscape & Darren Walker, BEAN. Moderated by Elan Jones, NOLA CODE. Join us after for a Black tech meet up at Revolution NOLA 1840 Thalia St NOLA 70113.

Thank You Black Tech NOLA!

Nearly 200 Black Techies Gathered During Essence Festival Weekend

NOLAVATE Black, New Orleans first Black Tech initiative, gathered Black techies during Essence Festival for its inaugural 2-day Inclusive Innovation Tech Conference. NOLAVATE Black aims to connect Black tech professionals and entrepreneurs of color to innovators, founders and investors with the objective of strengthening the Black tech ecosystem in the Greater New Orleans Region.

NOLAVATE Black thanks DXC Technology for being a presenting sponsor, all partners, speakers, volunteers and the NOLAVATE Host Committee.  We are excited for Black Tech NOLA 2019! See you next year!

Congratulations Haberdashe!

Haberdashe wins $1,000 towards its mission to make women beautiful

NOLAVATE Black hosted 30 speakers, 10 local vendors, held 7 workshops and 2 days of amazing programming to help entrepreneurs and professionals learn and grow in their industry.  Now we are kicking off Tech Talks, a series of meet-ups across New Orleans for tech professionals to discuss topics that will engage and continue to build our local tech ecosystem.

Black Tech NOLA Tech Talks

NOLAVATE Black Plans Tech Talks for Fall 2018

NOLAVATE Black gathered nearly 200 Black Tech professionals during Essence Festival Weekend for 2 days of panel discussions, networking and workshops. Now, NOLAVATE Black is planning a series of meet-ups called Tech Talks for Fall 2018. Tech Talks will be held around the Greater New Orleans Area for professionals in the technology industry interested in learning new information, sharing resources and increasing exposure for their business products and services. Interested in hosting one of our tech talks or becoming a sponsor? Contact Sabrina Short at


NOLAVATE Black’s vision is to build a network of Black professionals in the technology industry across the New Orleans region for professional development, networking and capacity building. Interested in supporting Black Tech NOLA? Connect with us.

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