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Startup Digest London - Nation Better, Playfair's FFOH, Index Ventures' Destination USA, Build Her, State of European Tech and more

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The personalized insider newsletter for all things startup in London. Get your curated event list by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, that is laser-focused on the needs of startups in London.

Back by popular demand, Playfair Capital is running the forth edition of their female founders office hours, with some exciting funds ready to support you.
The US will remain a critical market for European tech startups, and the overall playbook for winning in the US will persist. Check out Index Ventures’ #DestinationUSA to learn more about your archetype and all the operational things you ought to have in mind.
Covid has highlighted the importance of understanding why a company needs to exist today, five years from now and in a decade. When behaviour changes suddenly and indefinitely, crisis-proof companies are required. Read here more from Blossom’s Ophelia Brown.
“If deal-flow was democratised, it would mean that every investor saw every deal, rather than quietly being handed new deals via contacts. This would mean that VCs had to persuade founders why they should take their money rather than the next VC’s money.” Check out why Hector Mason of Episode 1 started the Seed Stage.
Some great tips here from Mark of Romulus Capital on how to communicate with investors efficiently during covid times.
OneTech, an organisation supporting underrepresented founders in London, has announced a set of new initiatives - OneTech Entrepreneur Incubator, OneTech Accountability Groups and Diversity VC Standard, industry first benchmark for diversity and inclusion, created by Diversity VC and powered by OneTech and Diversio.
Final calls to apply for the Beauty and the ATI Boeing accelerators. More in the open calls 👇
Until next week,

Featured startup of the week
Featured event of the week
Playfair Capital presents Female Founders Office Hours | Thursday 5th & 12th November
Open calls
Introducing The Beauty Accelerator™ | SFC Capital - Apply by 25th of September
ATI Boeing Accelerator - Apply by September 27th
The Debut Sessions
Female Founder Pitch Event with NorthInvest & GC Angels - NorthInvest
State of European Tech 2020 Survey
Upcoming Events
Tech for Good – moving mainstream | September 25th
Why Company Culture Matters When Building Your External Brand | September 29th
Planning your business idea: Business Model Canvas | September 29th
Understanding Bias | September 29th
Access All - Floww | September 30th
YSYS Advocates: #KnowYourData | September 30th
Own Your Culture - The Book Launch, with David Cummings and Darren Murph | September 30th
Strategies For Beating Startup Burnout: The Silent Startup Killer | September 30th
Angular Insights: Updates in US Immigration Impacting Tech Founders | September 30th
FFO X Felix Capital | September 30th
Unlocking London’s fintech scene: accessing clients, customers and capital | October 1st
Building the right board for your company, with UKBAA Chairman, Simon Calver | October 2nd
BUILDHER: Where Do We Go From Here? | October 14th
Seven Secrets to Scaling Success - From Zero to $1B in Sales at Tableau by Sales Impact Academy | October 22nd
Online Marketplaces Virtual Conference | October 29th
JAM 2020
Techstars Startup Digest London is curated by:
Iulia Tudor Iulia Tudor - Investor Engagement @Digital Catapult
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