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March 2 · Issue #188 · View online
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Humbled last week to read this awesome article which was inspired initially from a talk I delivered a few weeks ago.
Been using a new service called Lunchclub recently to meet interesting people in London (intentional networking I guess). Met my first connection last week and it was actually great. If you are interested in meeting interesting new people you can click here to sign up.
Looking forward to attending The London Business Awards this week!
Have a productive week and if you haven’t already, you can download my FREE ebook WHY+WHO+YOU designed to help you find your why and apply it to solving problems you are well placed to solve. Enjoy (www.AHVC.School/ebook)!
PS. Check out a daily breakdown (inside view) into my ebook above that I’ll be sharing on social media every day this week here.

POCIT have reposted 8 guiding principles for Angel Investing.
FROM THE STARTUPS 🚀
The New York Times produce this sobering reports on about layoffs. Shutdowns. Uncertainty. After a decade of prosperity, many hot young companies are facing a reckoning.
CreativeXR gives creative talent the opportunity to experiment with immersive technologies to create new experiences that inspire audiences (incl. £20K funding).
NextView Ventures have published this guide on how to do due diligence on potential investors.
FROM THE INVESTORS 💸
Ada Ventures share a transparent view into their investment process, how they do due diligence and how anyone can submit a pitch deck via their site.
Harlem Capital have released their annual 2019 report on Black & Latino Founders who raised $1M+ in the US.
Ben Tossil, founder of MarkePad has launched NoCode.VC investing in no code platforms and businesses built on those platforms.
EVENTS 🎟️
EntrepreneursTalk@Cass are hosting an interview with John Vincent, founder of LEON on Wed, 18 Mar 2020 at 18:00
Talk Tech Association presents Funding Options for early stage startups - Thursday, March 12, 2020 at NatWest Accelerator London
Gentlemen of Growth presents: Distance Travelled, Fri 27 Mar 2020 at 18:00 (I will be interviewed at this event).
JOB OPPORTUNITIES 💼
Breakroom helps hourly workers compare their job and find the best place to work for them.The are currently hiring for Software Engineers and a Head of Growth/Growth Manager
Color in Tech have teamed up with Facebook for 15 mid-senior management in Tech or Creative industries to join their 3 week evening development programme. 
Capital Enterprise and it’s portfolio of startups are hiring for a range of roles.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT 👩🏿‍💻
Because of Them We Can shares the amazing story of Ramona Hood who started as a receptionist, now she’s FedEx’s first African American CEO.
Kwanda is a modern collection pot for black communities, businesses, and individuals.
The Metro published this insightful article on the psychological impact of constantly having to explain racism. 
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