BIG Summit Series

Wondering what’s the next BIG move for entrepreneurs and investors in today’s current ecosystem? BIG hosts summits to identify new pathways to investing in the new world. We bring together a variety of experts, visionaries, and urban entrepreneurs to help explore what the next steps are for building a more equitable social and financial future.

Virtual Summit Line Up

Friday March 5, 2021

9:30am PT

Meditation

Mindfulness actions that you can incorporate daily

Anita Hill

10:15am PT

Business Inside the game

In-depth discussion on the NBA's outlook, HBCUs and diversity commitment

Baron Davis

Michele Roberts

11:00am PT

Showcase

Highlighting BIG's investment portfolio

Jordan Justus

Thomas Wu

Latoya Peterson

Mitu Khandaker

Ben Green

Nicole Green

Joe Bayen

12:05pm PT

Startup Fundraising Secrets

A crash course in raising money focusing on the funds who invest in culturally relevant companies

Courtney Connley

Mary D'Onofrio

Mario Ruiz

Ruben Harris

1:05pm PT

Cultivating Digital Transformation

Discussing the future of platforms in the digital age

Daniel Taylor

Ben Aronson

Ishveen Anand

Douglas Smallwood

Kelsey Davis

2:05pm PT

The World Needs Color

Unpacking the art of learning through storytelling

Taylor Nieman

Tyreek More

Dentaa Amoateng

3:05pm PT

Real Partners, Real Champions

Discover the best funds to help you level up and scale your business

Kori Hale

Michael Broughton

Mike Su

Bee Law

4:05pm PT

New Wave Currency (Athletes)

The role Bitcoin and NFTs play in the new currency wave

Alexis Johnson

Paul Judge

5:00pm PT

Let's Talk About It!!

NBA and HBCUs

Baron Davis

Adam Silver

5:30pm PT

Celebration

Time to celebrate all things F.U.B.U.

DJ Domo

Consumers

9:30am PT | Pre-Show
Meditation Warm-up, Brought to You by TaskHuman
10am PT | Start of Summit
Baron Davis' Welcome and Vision
11:30am PT | BIG Panel
Building Wealth Within Our Community & Investing In Our Culture
Hosted by Kori Hale, CEO, CultureBanx
12:30pm PT | UWish Panel
The Urgency of Now: Activating the Power of Multicultural Storytelling
Hosted by Eleanor Earl, Assistant Professor of English & Film Studies, Hampton University
1:30pm PT | SLiC Panel
Sports Lifestyle in Culture: The Game from the Insiders
2:20pm PT | Q&A Panel
The BIG Factor: Building for the New Future
Hosted by Stephen Johnson
2:45pm PT | Fireside Chat #1
3:15pm PT | Fireside Chat #2
3:40pm PT | Afterparty
VIP Afterparty brought to you by Private Club Vodka

Virtual Summit Line Up

Sunday March 7, 2021

11:15am PT

Mom Boss

Discussing the economic trends and business opportunities NBA wives and mom's should be aware of

Verta Maloney

Sanya Richards-Ross

Candice Brackeen

Carron Brown

12:00pm PT

The Future is Female

Spotlighting phenomenal women

Baron Davis

Isa Watson

Kori Porter

12:30pm PT

Women on the Move

Pioneering women who are building the future

Kori Hale

Kara Katz

Amanda Brinkman

Cristina Jones

Cheryl L. Dorsey

1:30pm PT

Leading Women In Sports

NBA, Women and the HBCU sports outlook

Baron Davis

Michele Roberts

2:00pm PT

Big Women's Celebration

Time to celebrate all things women empowerment

BIG Virtual Summit 2020

We hosted a virtual summit and demo day on Wednesday, November 11 that was packed with demos, panels, fireside chats and more. During the BIG Virtual Summit, attendees had access to a full day of engaging programming aimed at empowering often overlooked entrepreneurs via resources, expertise, and connections that can set them up for success. Attendees were immersed in BIG’s collective of brands, speakers, and mentors, and were positioned to make connections that sparked ideas, collaborations, opportunities, and investments.

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BIG ASW CHICAGO 2020

Every year at All-Star Weekend, Business Inside the Game (BIG) creates a dynamic summit consisting of athletes, investors, entrepreneurs and creators for in-depth social conversations. The summit brings together speakers from the host city in addition to players and executives from the NBA and its affiliates. These educational panels provide an understanding of business topics from sought after speakers dominant in their profession. All-Star Weekend 2020 in Chicago was no different.

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THINKBIG.TV

Business Inside the Game (B.I.G.) does a live-stream series on Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube that dives into the stories behind inspiring entrepreneurs, athletes, and artists. Join NBA All-Star and master connector Baron Davis as he weaves a narrative journey with trailblazers and innovators. Check out our channel and catch up on previous live-streams.

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