Episode 99: Andy Ayim

Apr 08th

Andy Ayim is the co-founder of Mixtape Madness, and former MD at Backstage Capital. Andy by his own admission has a portfolio career occupying the roles of Management Consultant, Product manager, Business Analyst at companies like Ernst & Young, Elixirr, WorldFirst and Investec Bank. He has also been named as one of the Top 10 most influential BAME tech leaders by The Financial Times.

Key Takeaways

  • Oppression vs privilege
  • Financing your business
  • Chasing your dreams

In episode 99 Imrie and Andy talk about the difference between an Angel investor and a venture capitalist and Andy breaks down the different options in regards to getting funding for a startup. The two discuss what it means to have a portfolio and Andy shares the two fundamental questions that you need to nail in order to secure that funding.

You’ll definitely need a notebook for this episode as the gems are not to be forgotten!

Learn More

Follow Andy on Twitter and check out his Angel Investing School for more information.