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💡Issue #218: Big Narstie, George The Poet & Expanding to the US

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Last week, my good friend Olu published a podcast we recorded a year ago, Not Your Everyday podcast.
 

Andy Ayim on Minorities in Tech

September 28 · Issue #218 · View online
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Last week, my good friend Olu published a podcast we recorded a year ago, Not Your Everyday podcast. Although it is old, I realise there are some timeless conversations we shared.
Humbled by all the kind messages about how useful the AIS Dictionary has been (thank you).

FROM THE STARTUPS 🚀
OneTech have launched a 2020 incubator programme.
NewFade shine a light on hair loss and how they are solving that problem for men.
Tech Nation revel Eric Collins, Partner at Impact X as one of their new Board members.
Google and Microsoft staff set to join the UK’s first tech trade union.
FROM THE INVESTORS 💸
Mark Cuban has given Arlan Hamilton $6M to invest in underestimated founders (ArlanWasHere Investments Fund I).
YC launched a new public directory including special directories highlighting black, latinx, and women founders.
George the Poet collaborates with Sweet Capital to share a poem about the entrepreneurial journey.
Index Ventures share a guide for European entrepreneurs expanding to the US.
Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses. Learn about the grants program.
EVENTS 🎟️
YSYS and Rooks Nest Ventures are hosting office hours.
Playfair Capital are hosting their 5th female founders office hours.
London Business Hub are running an investment readiness programme to support diverse founders.
McKinsey are hosting a Diversity evening on 16th October.
SFC Capital partners up with The Red Tree to find and support emerging beauty entrepreneurs for The Beauty Accelerator.
Amazon Alexa Fund and All Raise are hosting Women Founders Represent virtual pitch competition on November 19th with up to $1m investment up for grabs.
CHROMA is a virtual event series and online community by Black & Brown Founders from 28th Sept.
Black Tech Fest is hosting an event to celebrate black culture and tech breakthroughs from October 13-15th.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES 💼
Sifted are hiring for a head of content to join its team.
Foundervine are hiring for a range of roles from Program and Operations associates and managers.
The Nest are hiring for a Strategy and Partnerships Manager.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT 👩🏿‍💻
Zeze Millz interviews Big Narstie who shares an inside view into building his businesses.
Laskie share a framework called Mission to Metrics that companies like Tesla use to keep everyone moving in the same direction.
The Atlantic share their opinion on how to choose a fulfilling career.
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