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💡Issue #183: My new Micro School, RBS & Citi Impact Funds & How will you measure your life?

Had the pleasure last week of joining The Governments Digital, Culture, Media & Sports team along

Andy Ayim on Minorities in Tech

January 27 · Issue #183 · View online
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Had the pleasure last week of joining The Governments Digital, Culture, Media & Sports team alongside One Tech to host female-led startups from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa in London with a fun event at the end of the day in The House of Commons.
Over the weekend I enjoyed the Chinese New Year celebrations (Year of the Rat). It was great to catch up with a few of you at the Future VC event at Balderton Ventures too.
Released a new blog post on Why I am starting a Micro School as well as an event I am hosting in February, which is basically a free evening Q&A with me where I talk about customer discovery and self-awareness (below).
Have a productive week.

Why Am I Building a Micro School? – AHVC School
Makaela Richardson, then an 18y/o student, sold university starter kits for fellow cash-strapped freshers now makes £2million.
Atomico and YSYS are offering FoundersDoor Office Hours on 13th February.
Top 50 female VC investors in UK Tech by Women of Wearables, released annually.
Citi sets up A $150 million impact investing fund.
Goldman Sachs will no longer do IPOs for companies with all-male boards.
Validate yourself, then your idea: Join me for a free evening event 20th February on self-awareness and customer discovery with live Q&A.
BYP Network app launch this Thursday. Great networking opportunity as well as experience to review the app and provide feedback.
Join me in Birmingham, for the Beyond Hair Summit, where I will be speaking about investing in great teams on the 8th February.
White Star Capital have a job opportunity open for their 6 Month Analyst Programme.
Hatch Enterprise are hiring an Incubator Programme Co-ordinator.
YSYS are looking to pay domain experts to share their expertise on video for an online edition of their FoundersDoor programme.
As we pay our respects to Clay Christensen (R.I.P), here is a classic article related to his life changing book on purpose, How Will You Measure Your Life? (personally believe this is a MUST READ)
RBS launches £1 billion Female Entrepreneurship Funding and announces targets to help create at least 50k new businesses by 2023
Missy Elliott opens up about sisterhood, legacy & humility in this 2 minute clip.
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