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AndysHVC Andy Ayim


Andy is a London based Product Manager who has travelled and worked in over 40 countries in the last 5 years. He is passionate about telling stories about founders & investors from diverse backgrounds and improving Tech Inclusion. QUICK PLUG: My inspiration is my mother, she became an entrepreneur at age 60, but she needs our help. She is raising funds to buy a shuttle bus to support low-income families in picking up their children for Nursery in Ghana. Check it out here: https://www.gofundme.com/juliets-nursery-mini-bus-campaign

AndysHVC's posts

What Are You Doing For The Culture?

Anyone who grew up on hip-hop culture, which now transcends America and has mass appeal globally, celebrated #BlackExcellence when they saw this picture above of Jay-Z and P. Diddy, and listened to Jay-Z’s latest album, 4:44. Both artists have transcended music to go from managing artists to owning businesses and lucrative partnerships from the Barclays Centre to Ciroc and Revolt...

8 Things To Look For Before Investing In An Entrepreneur

Last week I was asked, “If I had £100,000 disposable income to invest into startups, what would you look for in a founder?” Before I go on to answer this question, I want to share what I have learned from speaking to founders and about myself from previously starting a startup.Over the last 18 months I have spoken to 147 aspiring entrepreneurs, 4 of which have received...

Silicon Valley Has Started To Publicly Accept It Has A Diversity Problem

Buffer, Pinterest, Facebook, Apple, Twitter, Google, Intel, Amazon, AirBnB, Netflix and, most recently Uber, have all released their reports on diversity. Now, Lyft has too. Sadly, it reflects more of the same, majority white, majority male tech ecosystem. Lyft is 63 percent white, 19 percent asian, 6 percent black and seven percent latinx. Unfortunately, this...