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💡Issue #185: Investing with just £5K, 100 True Fans & IWD Office Hours

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Morning all, Really excited this morning to be hosting a 15 year old for work experience and introduc
 

Andy Ayim on Minorities in Tech

February 10 · Issue #185 · View online
Your weekly newsletter on minorities in tech, venture and entrepreneurship 💫 http://andyayim.com

Morning all,
Really excited this morning to be hosting a 15 year old for work experience and introduce him to foundations in business and how to feel at home at work.
Enjoyed speaking at Barclays about getting started with investing across asset classes. Sadly had to cut a trip to Birmingham short due to storm Ciara but enjoyed speaking at The Beyond Hair Summit panel on, ‘Securing The Bag’.
Although this newsletter is once a week, to get more daily content and founder tips, check out my Instagram (especially my IGTV videos).

Angel Investing School’s latest blog answers the question, Can I Get Started with Just £5,000?
Andy Ayim on Stories that Stick podcast with Blacticulate.
FROM THE STARTUPS 🚀
Think Big by Mailchimp share this series with founders sharing in-depth stories of how they did it (great short book).
BYP featured in this Forbes article as one of the companies looking to win at creating a Linkedin for Black people. Can this solve the diversity problem?
Aaron Townsend, Financial Controller at Habito shares a rare view of what working in finance at VC and startups are like.
FROM THE INVESTORS 💸
Andreessen Horowitz share how advancements in technology have enabled creators to make a great living from 100 True Fans, not 1,000 like WIRED editor Kevin Kelly once famously blogged about.
Hustle Fund share an in-depth one hour masterclass on How To Create a Pitch deck. Get ready to take notes.
Elizabeth Yin also from Hustle Fund, shares a masterclass on How To Raise From Angel Investors (US specific but with great general tips).
EVENTS 🎟️
OneTech International Women’s Day - Office Hours Tickets, Tue 10 Mar 2020 at 09:30
JOB OPPORTUNITIES 💼
Generation are running 12 week programmes to provide free tech training and job interview practise for young people.
Afrocenchix are hiring for both a Production Assistant and Social Media and Content Coordinator.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT 👩🏿‍💻
YSYS latest (pilot) programme #TheTechCareer Scholarship in partnership with The Mayor of London, Jolt and The Workforce Integration Network, for young black men in London
The Guardian present a short listen on faith, fathers and fresh fades with Slider Cuts as part of their Modern Masculinity series.
Samuel Wood has shared a transparent and helpful blog on a beginners guide to start coding for someone from a non-technical background.
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