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👀 Are you ready?

👀 Are you ready?
By Envision • Issue #3 • View online

Is it February already? There are exciting things on the horizon for Envision. The E-Team has been busy preparing for our next cohort and we can’t wait for you to meet the rockstars of EC5.
Over the next few weeks, we are growing our team at Envision and looking for 2-3 ambitious young people in our mission of supporting diverse founders. If you know anyone they can apply here.
Envision Updates / Announcements
  • Envision company Istoria (EC4) and Alexandria Labs are hosting a panel of writers, builders, and organizers pushing the boundaries of writing and technology. ✍️
    • Panelists include Katie Mishra (co-founder of Kangaroo, EC3) and Jay Rosenkrantz (head of one of the largest writing Discords, Heroic Story)! Register here to join them on Twitter Spaces, February 24th at 8pm EST.
  • Envision company Forage (YC S21 and EC1) was featured in Morning Brew! Read more about their story here.
  • E-Team members Mathurah and Taryn met up with founders Justin Intal (EC2) and Havi Nguyen (EC4) on the West Coast!
Envision Accelerator
Nothing more heartwarming then meeting up with our amazing founders ❤️ envision IRL in SF! @wetarynitup @jnintal @mathurahravi @hellohavi https://t.co/BCtGz40cO2
Gives - resources, opportunities and learnings from our community.
  • If you haven’t heard of Femstreet, what are you doing?! Here’s some of our community’s favorite posts on founder equity and community-led growth 😏
  • How the heck do you approach market sizing for your start-up? Pear VC made this excellent guide on market sizing, check it out.
  • A launch on Product Hunt can be a great way to get your brand’s name out there. Here is a trusted guide on how to get it done.
  • You’ve probably often heard of growth being denoted as a ‘funnel.’ The right way to think about it as you scale your company is as a ‘loop.’ More here:
  • If you’re a female-identifying founder based in the Southern US, this one’s for you
  • If you’re giving your pitch deck a refresh, see the deck that helped Front raise a $10M Series A!
  • Making your first sales hire? Look for a missionary not a mercenary and avoid the bookends.
  • For consumer companies chasing growth, here’s a great resource by Dan Hockenmaier - “Drive Growth by Picking the Right Lane” gives insights on startup validation and real tangible case studies applying this all.
  • Exciting news! Ajim Capital, a new fund for African tech startups, just launched 🔥
Asks - because it takes a village.
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  • Shoutout to Fidelity Labs for supporting Envision! Their mission is to inspire better futures and deliver better outcomes to the customers they serve - helping more than 40 million people invest into their own life savings.
    • Here’s a recent company from their labs incubator, Saifr!
  • Thank you to Gust Launch as well - they help founders incorporate their companies in less than 2 minutes and provide support all throughout the entrepreneurship journey. Get set up with them here!
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