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WEARABLE TECH VENTURES

We are the Global Ecosystem dedicated to the development and promotion wearables.

Our goal is to assist 100 wearable startups by 2030 led by traditionally under resourced and underrepresented founders.  

We achieve our mission and serve as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion driver for the Global Tech Industry in three ways: Connect, Train & Fund. 

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Tax ID: 83-4427792

 
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WHAT WE DO

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CONNECT

Mentor, advise and connect wearable tech founders for traction and success. 

TRAIN

Develop a talent pipeline via our Summer Camp and Hackathon experiences for youth and emerging innovators.

FUND

We curate the Wearables Ecosystem programming and funding access opportunities for Founders; Investors; Higher Education, Corporate  and Government Partners. 

 
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WHO WE ARE

A New Generation of Innovators, Inventors, and Investors 
#WeAreWearables

Revolutionizing the Face of the Wearable Tech Industry

Wearable technology touches almost every business sector, from mobile connectivity to medical monitoring to fitness trackers and smartwatches. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) analysis, the global wearable tech market is forecasted to reach 300 million tech shipments by 2026. In comparison, this is nearly 5 times the 62 million shipments in 2018-19.

The massive demand for wearable tech has jumpstarted new generations of smart devices and opened the door for technology so popular that people can’t seem to live without it. It’s no secret that wearable technology is taking the world by storm. And Wearable Tech Ventures is here to bridge the gap between corporations, investors, angel investors, government institutions and founders, especially women and people of color.


Revolutionizing Wearable Tech

Remember the old days when people had to count their steps in their heads, use a stethoscope to check their heartbeat or sit at a computer to check emails. It’s hard to imagine when you know there’s now a wearable device available to do all of those things. While tech giants like Fitbit, Samsung, Apple and Microsoft are paving the way, there’s still room in the market for ambitious startups, particularly women and people of color, to revolutionize innovations in wearable technology.


With an ambitious goal to develop and promote 100 wearable startups by 2030, we are actively collaborating with innovative companies in the tech space. We’re confident that with your support, we’ll undoubtedly achieve that goal.

To drive our mission, we’ve curated an incredible opportunity for Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs of color, angel investors and venture capital funds to partner with us to identify innovative talent and wearable founders to develop profitable technical solutions to everyday problems.

Funding the Future

Wearable gadgets are evolving at a rapid pace. What started with Fitbit and similar tech has now snowballed into an entire industry of wearables designed to help us lead more efficient lives.

With the innovations we’ve seen from wearable startups, we know we’re only witnessing the tip of the iceberg. That’s why it’s such a great time to invest in bottom-line-boosting technology by joining Wearable Tech Ventures in our mission to develop and promote 100 wearable founders by 2030.

We are the global ecosystem dedicated to developing and promoting wearables.

This means bringing people to the table to solve problems that directly affect them, and supporting the development of those solutions.  First, we provide education and experiential opportunities to explore the world of wearables. Then, we identify promising Founders who can be developed as strong leaders and integrate them into our network of fellow innovators, investors, and promotional partners to assist in their success. By 2030, our goal is to contribute to 100 successful startups led by Founders who are traditionally under resourced and underrepresented.

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OUR IMPACT

Developing Our Global Ecosystem

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$50B+

Industry Value

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$100M

Our FundRaising Efforts for Underrepresented Founders

25

Global Cities Where We Have Coached and Served Founders

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A community of Founders, Youth, and Enthusiasts who have engaged in our workshops, camps, funding, and Hackathon by 2022

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OUR ALIGNMENT WITH
UNITED NATIONS
SUSTAINABILITY GOALS

1- No Poverty

3- Good Health and Well Being 

5- Gender Equality

9- Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

10- Reduced Inequalities 

12- Responsible Consumption and Production

13- Climate Action 

16- Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

 

IT'S SIMPLE TO SUPPORT US

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MAKE A DONATION TODAY

Join our cause to cause to spur innovation through the development and promotion of wearables led by underrepresented founders.

 

"Every small step mattered."

LaKisha Greenwade "Coach L" 
Founder

 

Upcoming Events

  • Tech REMIXed {Virtual} Hackathon -Learn New Tech Skills
    Fri, Jan 13
    Online Event, Hackathon, Tech skills,
    Jan 13, 2023, 12:00 PM – Jan 14, 2023, 6:00 PM
    Online Event, Hackathon, Tech skills,
    Tech Remixed (Virtual) is a 48-HOUR ONLINE Beginner Friendly Tech Skills Training, Web 3/Metaverse development and Wearables ideation focused on BIPOC and other non traditional tech participants. We provide sponsored tracks as well as content specific tracks for students and adults.
  • Summer Youth Learning Intensive
    Jul 17, 2023, 9:00 AM – Jul 21, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Baltimore, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    The Metaverse, Wearable Tech & Entrepreneurship Skills and knowledge gained: The power of wearable technology and how it's redefining the tech field with the onset of Web 3. Hands on development activities for gaming (Roblox), Metaverse world building, and wearables hardware.
  • Tech REMIXed {Hybrid} Hackathon
    Mon, Jul 24
    Online Event, Hackathon, Tech skills,
    Jul 24, 2023, 12:00 PM – Jul 28, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Online Event, Hackathon, Tech skills,
    Tech Remixed (Hybrid) is a WEEKLONG Beginner Friendly Tech Skills Training, Web 3/Metaverse development and Wearables Pitch platform focused on BIPOC and other non traditional tech participants. We provide prizes, accelerator opportunities and talent development via our Ambassador programs.
  • Global Wearables Pitch Competition
    Time is TBD
    Hybrid Event
    Time is TBD
    Hybrid Event
    December 2023
  • Invent the Future with the Maryland Science Center and Wearable Tech Ventures
    Nov 19, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Baltimore, 601 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
    Learn more about the event at https://www.mdsci.org/event/invent-the-future/
 

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