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💡Issue #241: LeBron James, Black Tech Nation Ventures & Pride in London

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Andy Ayim on Minorities in Tech

March 22 · Issue #241 · View online

Your weekly newsletter on minorities in tech, venture and entrepreneurship 💫 http://andyayim.com


I took the last few days off as I was feeling unwell. I decided to share a shorter version of the newsletter as a result.
All part of the healing process.
Have a productive week.

FROM THE STARTUPS 🚀
Sifted share how a third of UK unicorns founded by ethnic minorities (too broad a category title!).
TechCrunch published on how the global inequity in venture financing is staggering.
Brian Brackeen once kicked out as CEO and founder, returns to Kairos to continue work on AI bias.
FROM THE INVESTORS 💸
State of Venture presentation published by the All-in podcast.
Black Tech Nation Ventures is a new fund for Black entrepreneurs.
LeBron James becomes a partner at Liverpool FC.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT 👩🏿‍💻
New York Times asks, Who Is Making Sure the A.I. Machines Aren’t Racist?
Kanye West now worth estimated $6.6B.
Entire Pride in London advisory board resigns citing ‘hostile environment’.
Lloyds Banking Group plc has set up a Black Business Advisory Committee.
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