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💡Issue #217: AIS Dictionary, Tope Awotona & Black Capital

Last week, I launched The AIS Dictionary, which shares over 80 common startup and investing terms in

Andy Ayim on Minorities in Tech

September 21 · Issue #217 · View online
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Last week, I launched The AIS Dictionary, which shares over 80 common startup and investing terms in tech. From Cap Tables to MVPs, we share simple definitions with examples.
I’m proud of how small and simple things can be so helpful. We sometimes forget that in the tech ecosystem we operate in a small bubble where WE understand all these terms but the majority of the world doesn’t. My goal is to make startups and investing a lot more accessible.
Have a productive week!

The Angel Investing School released the AIS Dictionary.
How I Built This podcast interview the Calendly founder, Tope Awotona who largely bootstrapped his startup into $60m in annual revenue.
Gravity Sketch raises £2.9m for collaborative 3D design platform.
Define, the legal tech startup closes £1m funding round.
The CEO of Kettle and Fire breaks down the four kinds of side hustles.
SeedInvest introduce Black Capital, which seeks to to promote economic inclusion for the African American community.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau announced a $221m Black Entrepreneurship Program.
Monique Woodard shares more about launching her new venture capital firm Cake Ventures.
Atomico are calling for more diverse founders and investors to complete their State of European Tech Survey (make your voice count)!
First Round Capital launch Discovery Assist program for US early-stage founders to tap into support for customer introductions.
Wix Capital invests in tech startups by way of funds and mentorship in order to impact the future of the web.
OneTech are hosting a 2020 launch of their new incubator tomorrow at 2pm (i’ll be speaking too)!.
Join Female Founders Offline and Felix Capital on the 30th of September for Female Founders and VCs Offline.
Tech Nation are hosting their Rising Stars competition for early-stage tech startups with prizes to be won.
Shopify are hosting Build Black, an event to celebrate the Black business community on 30th September.
Somerset House and Comuzi are providing opportunities for young creatives.
British farmer Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones shares why he is putting the faces of Black British heroes on grocery shelves.
John Boyega exits his Jo Malone perfume partnership after being replaced in an advert.
Chuck Feeney, the former billionaire cofounder of retail giant Duty Free Shoppers has given all his money away to charity.
Landscape have launched a Glassdoor for Venture Capital.
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