Plug In South LA

The mission of Plug In South LA is to empower, support, and advise the next generation of Black and Latinx startup founders and entrepreneurs. Our programs, conferences, mentorship, and network provide inclusive economic growth opportunities for local tech startup founders and professionals.


2 Submitted Ideas

  • CREATE ·2021 Grants Challenge

    Accelerating South LA’s Tech Ecosystem

    The Plug In South LA Accelerator Program supports promising early-stage tech entrepreneurs from underserved and underrepresented communities who are poised to disrupt their industries. This intensive program helps Black and Latinx entrepreneurs prepare to raise capital, pitch potential investors, and develop strategies for scaling up their businesses. Local business leaders from LA’s tech ecosystem provide guidance through curated mentoring sessions that meet the entrepreneurs based on where they are in their development.

  • CONNECT ·2015 Grants Challenge

    Plug In South LA

    Plug In South LA seeks to create a tech hub and co-working space in South LA. Our programming brings social capital to the heart of South LA, attracting thought leaders and visionaries from around the city and country. We create conversations that drive collaboration, partnership, and commerce at the local level. This activity is crucial for the youth in South LA. They will shape the future of technology and digital media, and the more opportunities they see, the more our local community will th