Andy Ayim, Managing Director at Backstage Capital London
Andy Ayim is a product leader and business builder. He is currently the Managing Director of Backstage London, which invests $100K and supports women, people of colour and/or LGBT founders. Prior to Backstage, Andy has worked in a range of product roles in companies such as WorldFirst, acquired by Ant Financial for $700m.
He is passionate about creating pathways into tech and upskilling people from low income backgrounds. He serves on the Boards of YSYS, Flipside and Mixtape Madness, a startup he cofounded with his brothers and friends. In 2018, Andy was named in the FT as one of the top 10 most influential BAME tech leaders in the UK.