MADE Magazine Issue 8 - Page 52

Black Tech Mecca (BTM) is on a mission to simplify the navigation of the local ecosystem for the Black tech community. Here is the highlight of their fundraiser ChiTech2.0: Welcome to the Mecca. WELCOME TO THE BLACK TECH MECCA MADE By Chyna Grant P icture this: Chicago. Summer. Rooftop. Technology. Diversity. The ingredients for the ultimate networking scene for techies created a recipe that is stirring up the flavor in Chicago’s tech community. On Tuesday, June 21st the room was filled with supporters of BTM seeking opportunities to learn, connect and grow with like minds. Not to mention to enjoy the smooth soundtrack by DJ Charles Protege. Going up on Tuesday was not the only hope for the group’s annual fundraiser. “Our goals is to share our progress, show our potential and bring you on board as our ally,” beamed Elliot Fabian, Founder & CEO of Black Tech Mecca Inc.