Welcome to edition #13 of The AIS Angel Insider, your weekly scoop of inspiration, insights and insider knowledge on all things Angel Investing and Startups.
On this weeks AIS Angel Insider:
📰 Inside Scoop: Tech Nation pledges £10bn to startups + more
🚀 For the Founders: The Libra programme has just relaunched, Apply
🤓 Read of the week: How can an Angel propel your business to success?
🧠 Tools: 3 books every early stage startup founder should read to scale
🔎 What’s happening at AIS: Enrolment for our January 2024 Cohort is now live
💷 Deal Flow: NIYA are raising
🚨New: Read our free Angel Investing Basics e-book
🗓 Dates for your Calendar: Founders Factory & Floww Investors Showcase + more
🤑 Discounts Freebies & Rewards: Read till the end
📰 INSIDE SCOOP
Tech Nation promises to pledges £10bn to startups. Tech Nation officially relaunched last week Monday with a pledge to help startups on its cohorts secure a…Read More
Last Week’s 10 Biggest Funding Rounds: Nirvana Insurance, Nucleus RadioPharma Lead Week With No Big Rounds…Read More
Amazon to relaunch delivery drones in the UK next year. The firm has also unveiled its newest drone technology that it will use to deliver shopping in the UK, which it says is…Read More
🚀 FOR THE FOUNDERS: Tech Nation Libra Programme
Libra is the growth programme that was created to amplify and connect underrepresented founders1 and to provide them with the knowledge, connections and tools to scale their tech startups. Applications close on November 27th 13:30 GMT
🤓 READ OF THE WEEK
How can Angels propel your business to success?
🧠 Tools | 3 books every early-stage startup founder should read to scale
Bigger and Better by Esther Kestenbaum Prozan: This is A Playbook for Quickly Scaling Your Small Company with Limited Resource…Read Here
Creating Strategy by Michael Bernard: Michael uses real-life experiences to guide you through creating a strategy that works. This book clarifies complex concepts so you can easily implement them in your organisation…Read Here
Traction by Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares: In this book serial entrepreneurs Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares give startups the tools for generating explosive customer growth…Read Here
🔎 WHAT’S HAPPENING AT AIS
Enrolment for the January 2024 Cohort is now open: : Our 5 week intensive program is designed to take you from knowing nothing about angel investing to feeling confident and knowledgeable enough to support and invest in the companies you truly believe in, We have a few more spaces left before enrolment closes in the upcoming weeks. Enrol Today
Join the AIS+Monthly Membership: AIS+ is a community of angel investors that share a philosophy of adding value beyond the capital and investing collectively together. Our investor community ranges from successful entrepreneurs to experienced operators in some of the largest companies in the world such as Google, Amazon and Stripe. Our monthly membership also provides a more flexible and bite sized approach to angel investing that is available on demand and fits around your schedule. Join Here
Check out what some of our September 2023 Cohort had to say about the course OR read the rest here on Trustpilot
💷 DEAL FLOW
NIYA are raising (SEIS/EIS Approved)
Niya’s Career Management Platform makes it easier for everyone to access opportunity. Demystifying careers with personalised pathways that simplify information and connect users to relevant networking, training and job opportunities.
Their notable milestones include:
Are you a founder looking to raise? submit your pitch deck here
🧠 LEARN ABOUT THE BASICS OF ANGEL INVESTING
Learn how angel investing actually compares to investing in stocks and shares
Learn about the AIS Mindset and why you need it to win in the game of angel investing
Learn about the different types of angels and decide which one you want to be
Bonus quick start checklist to get you started on your angel investing journey + much more
Download your free copy
🗓 DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR
LAST CHANCE: Techish Lve Show: Join a live episode of the tech & culture podcast Techish. Engage with Abadesi and Michael and network with their vibrant community. October 25th 7pm - 10pm. Use code AIS for 10% off your Tickets
Floww Investor Showcase: Floww are hosting an Investor Showcase, which will feature pitches from companies (pre-seed - Series A) who will be raising on their platform. There will be drinks and networking afterwards. October 26th 6:30pm - 9pm. Register Here
Founders Factory Showcase: Founders Factory are excited to invite you to their next Pre-Seed to Seed Investor Showcase. During the event, 12-14 of our startups will present to a room of top invitation-only investors. There will also be plenty of time to connect with the founders throughout the event. November 2nd 9am - 12pm. Register Here
🤑 DISCOUNTS, FREEBIES & REWARDS
Get 10% off your Yayem membership
Yayem is a digital membership for global living: an international network representing 70 nationalities, travel resources (guides and perks for 100+ cities), experiences around the world, and epic spaces (including their Y Country House in Portugal, Y Casita in Mexico City, and partner spaces around the world including the Curtain Club here in London).
They have recently launched Y Pass — for those who love to travel and want to connect with the global Yayem network. Their beta pricing is currently GBP180 a year BUT the AIS community get an additional 10% discount and fast-track acceptance into the membership.
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