Andy Ayim on Minorities in Tech

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🧘🏾‍♀️Issue #244: Taking a break

Taking a break whilst I consider priorities going forward but recognise how much you value these updates and highly recommend you tune into updates from my dear friend Vera Baker who runs this newsletter:'ve been…


💡Issue #243: UnitedMasters, Harlem Capital & The Phoenix Programme

Apple led a rare $50 million investment in UnitedMasters, which has made a music distribution platform for independent artists.


💡Issue #242: MaC Venture Capital, Elsa Majimbo & Jamii Refresh

Tooting brothers who took a Caribbean food business from £500 to national success during lockdown.


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

Sifted share how a third of UK unicorns founded by ethnic minorities (too broad a category title!).


💡Issue #240: Verzuz Acquired, Shaquille O’Neal & Passion Capital

Trim-it, the mobile barbershop business that has raised $1.1 million to transform the industry.


💡Issue #239: YSYS Impact Report, Top 10 Black Billionaires & Square acquiring Tidal

Tomorrow, I will be joining my great friend Mandy Nyarko, at a Fireside Chat with Heartful Academy. Sign up FREE here.


💡Issue #238: European Black Founders Fund, Jay-Z & Money Moves podcast

Last week, Andy Ayim featured on the BBC Money Moves podcast hosted by Toni Tone talking about mindset and goal setting.


💡Issue #237: Earn Your Leisure Podcast, Nigeria's Paystack & Ariel Investments

Nigeria’s Paystack distributes 1,440% returns to investors in 5 years.


💡Issue #236: Astia Ventures, Rihanna & Funds investing in Black Founders (UK)

Fundraiser for Uncle John’s Bakery former CEO: Honouring Samuel Mensah (R.I.P).


💡Issue #235: Atomico Angels, Black Founders List & Debut Sessions

Starling Bank feature black-owned Bespoke Binny in the spirit of the power of collaboration in business.


💡Issue #234: Black Unicorn(s), Advice for founders & Fundraising while Black

Green Angel Syndicate hosted Andy Ayim for an fireside chat which you can watch here.


💡Issue #233: Denzel Washington, Black British Entrepreneurs & AIS Open Day

The Wealth8 team interviewed Any Ayim for their recent podcast episode.


💡Issue #232: Angel Summit, Kwanda & Apple's Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

Black News highlight 11 Black-owned startups to invest in for 2021.


💡Issue #231: Reebok for sale, Black Ambition & Angel Investing School

Andy Ayim is joining a Fireside chat with Green Angel Syndicate to talk about The Angel Investing School.


🎄Issue #230: MaC Ventures, Meghan Markle & Year End Review 🎅🏾

Tech Nation reveal their 30 Rising Stars from all regions across the UK.


💡Issue #229: Obama, Anthony Joshua & LeBron James

From Mixtape Madness to MBE: Andy Ayim’s journey by Extend Ventures.


💡Issue #228: Venus Williams, Tony Hsieh & Black Ambition

Airtable shares a collection of 30 SaaS Pitch Decks.


💡Issue #227: Atomico State of EU tech, LA Media Fund & Powerlist 2020

Janine Sickmeyer shares a list of SaaS companies owned by black founders.


💡Issue #226: Calendly, Reginald Lewis & Kerry Washington

These ex-Facebook and Google employees just raised $1.5 million for their in-game advertising startup.


🔥Issue #225: Kuda, Unconventional Ventures & JN Bank

Andy Ayim is speaking about fundraising tomorrow at this public free session by Brunel University.