UK Launches £100M AI Fund for incurable diseases, FREE Angel Investing Masterclass + more

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Welcome to edition #14 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: UK launches £100M AI Fund for incurable diseases, Pitch Deck tear down + more

🚀 For the Founders: Apply for the Hotbed Expand Programme

🤓 Read of the week: The BIG reset in Seed to Series A graduation rates are real and permanent

🧠 Watch: 3 Films/Tv Shows to watch about the origins of some of the billion dollars companies we know today

🔎 What’s happening at AIS: Register for our Free Angel Investing Masterclass

💷 Deal Flow: LAST CHANCE: 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


UK launches £100m AI fund to find treatments for incurable diseases. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced £100m in funding for an accelerator that will useRead More

Last Week’s 10 Biggest Funding Rounds: Anthropic Rules With $500M Round; Aiolos Bio Nabs Large RaiseRead More

Pitch Deck Teardown: Aether’s $49M Series A deckRead More

🚀 FOR THE FOUNDERS: Hotbed Expand Programme

Our friends at Hotbed have just launched Hotbed Expand, a FREE 5-week programme for founders raising their next round. Apply to gain valuable insights from top-notch speakers, including Michelangelo Valtancoli (Stride.VC), Chai Shetty (Deliveroo), Joe Perkins (Landscape), Pamela Hsieh (Alibaba), Anthony Danon (Cocoa 🍫), Sagar Gupta (Stripe), Anthony Rose (SeedLegals) + more to be announced. Run virtually from 20 Nov to 20 Dec. Apply here


The BIG reset in Seed to Series A graduation rates are real and permanent

🧠 Watch | 3 Films/Tv Shows to watch about the origins of some of the billion dollars companies we know today

Apple: Steve Jobs (2015) Steve Jobs, a renowned businessman, faces problems in his personal and professional life while trying to launch three products in the market. IMDb 7.2/10

Facebook: The Social Network (2010) Mark Zuckerberg creates a social networking site, Facebook, with his friend Eduardo's help. Though it turns out to be a successful venture, he severs ties with several people along the way. IMDb 7.8/10

Uber: Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber (2022) Travis Kalanick undergoes several upheavals as he ventures to take his company, Uber, to new heights against internal and external battles that threaten to destroy everything. IMDb 7.3/10


Join us one of our FREE quarterly masterclasses on Angel Investing. All about how to find, support and invest in early stage startups.

We’ll be sharing on:

1️⃣ Why the wealthy Angel invest and why you should too

2️⃣ Where to find these startups

3️⃣ How to best to support them financially & non-financially

4️⃣ Everything you need to know about the upcoming January Cohort of our live course

The Masterclass will be taking place tomorrow at 12pm. Register Here 

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. 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


LAST CHANCE: 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:

  • 1M people in the network

  • 3K community beta users

  • 120 businesses on their waitlist

Are you a founder looking to raise? submit your pitch deck here

  • 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


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 their 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

AWS Startups Women’s Demo Day in London: AWS Startups is excited to announce the inauguration of a global movement, AWS Startups Women’s Demo Week, set to take place annually from November 6th – 10th. Designed to honour and elevate the incredible contributions of women founders worldwide, this movement is a testament to AWS Startups’ unwavering commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and the transformative power of innovation. The week culminates a years-long series of events designed to engage and accelerate the startup journeys of women founders around the world, including AWS Founders Forums and roundtables in India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia. November 8th 9:15am - 2:30pm. Register Here

Techstars London Demo Day: Join Techstars for an exciting evening to hear about their newest class of 11 startups pitch their innovative solutions. ​During the evening you will also mingle and network with fellow investors, Techstars partners, mentors, and alumni. December 7th 6pm - 9:30pm. Register Here


LAST CHANCE: 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.

Applications take less than 2 minute. Apply Here

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