BTF endeavours for a brighter future where all individuals, inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or background, are supported and empowered within and beyond the tech industry.


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Written by the BTF team

In a rapidly evolving world where technology is the driving force behind innovation, the need for inclusivity and diverse representation has never been more critical. At Black Tech Fest (BTF), we are committed to creating a platform that not only celebrates Black talent but also champions inclusivity for all. Our mission, brought to life by Colorintech, is to ensure that every voice is heard and every innovator is given the opportunity to shine.

Celebrating Black Talent

BTF is proud to be a platform that highlights the contributions of Black professionals in the technology industry. Our events and initiatives are designed to showcase the brilliance and creativity that Black individuals bring to tech, offering them the recognition they deserve. From showcasing pioneering innovations to celebrating cultural expressions, BTF ensures that Black talent is front and center in the tech landscape.

A Commitment to Inclusivity

While we emphasize Black-centric excellence, our commitment to inclusivity extends far beyond. BTF is a space where people of all races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, and backgrounds are invited to participate and innovate. Our goal is to break down barriers and create an environment where everyone feels welcome and empowered to contribute.

Driving Innovation Through Diversity

Diversity is not just a goal for BTF; it is the driving force behind our innovation. We believe that the best ideas come from a multitude of perspectives. By fostering an inclusive community, we encourage the exchange of diverse ideas that lead to groundbreaking innovations. Our events bring together a wide array of voices to discuss, collaborate, and push the boundaries of what is possible in the tech industry.

Creating a Community of Support

BTF recognizes the importance of community in fostering innovation and inclusivity. We create spaces where stakeholders can connect, share experiences, and support one another. Our annual October festival in London is a prime example, bringing together thousands of students, professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors from diverse backgrounds. These connections help address complex challenges and open doors to new opportunities.

Education and Development

Part of our mission at BTF is to provide opportunities for skill-building and career advancement, particularly for underrepresented groups. We host interactive sessions, workshops, and summits designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed. From early-career professionals to seasoned entrepreneurs, BTF offers resources to help individuals at all stages of their careers.

To learn more about our long term programming, visit

A Platform for Thought-Provoking Discussions

BTF is not just about showcasing talent; it's also about leading important conversations. We facilitate open and thought-provoking discussions on the intersection of technology and culture, aiming to illuminate new perspectives and drive forward more inclusive futures. These discussions are crucial for understanding the challenges and opportunities within the tech industry and for creating strategies to overcome barriers to inclusion.

Join Us in Our Mission

BTF’s commitment to being Black-centric and inclusive is at the heart of everything we do. By celebrating Black talent and promoting inclusivity, we are shaping a future where all voices are heard and valued. Whether you are a student, a professional, an entrepreneur, or an investor, BTF welcomes you to join us in this mission. Together, we can create a tech industry that truly reflects the diversity and creativity of our world.

For more information about BTF and to join our community, visit Let's inspire innovation through technology, culture, and inclusion, and build a brighter future for all.

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