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Your Story, Your Startup (YSYS) is a 140 member strong community united to move the culture forward in tech in the UK. They celebrated their 1 year anniversary this weekend as they continue to create opportunities for diverse talent, founders and investors in Tech.
1/ Many of the biggest implosions in recent history - especially ecommerce - have been due to startups getting addicted to paid marketing while fooling themselves on Customer Acqusition Costs. As spend scales, it always gets more expensive and harder to track - never less.
Black women continue to be sorely underrepresented in leadership roles in corporate America. Currently, they make up 12.7% of the U.S. population, yet they represent only 1.3% of senior management and executive roles of S&P 500 firms, 2.2% of Fortune 500 boards of directors, there is not a single black female CEO in the Fortune 500.
These entrepreneurs look at challenges not as a setback but as a way to garner knowledge and strength to carry them forward to business success. We asked these founder to share some inspirational quotes to get inspired by when things get tough.