Fireside chat with Amiah Sheppard

Tue, Jun 30, 2020, 5:30 PM (CEST)

About this event

Let's Celebrate Female Entrepreneurship Month

In June we celebrate Female Entrepreneurship all around the world. We hope you will join us and many other Startup Grind chapters hosting amazing founders, investors and influencers. Check out upcoming Startup Grind events from around the world.

Join us on the 30th of June for a Fireside chat with Amiah Sheppard, a startup advisor, angel investor and former VC. We will be covering a range of topics like:

  • How to master your pitch and fundraise
  • Diversity in the startup and VC world
  • Beauty tech

Amiah Sheppard focuses on founders' using their uniqueness to get their companies' funding. Through Sheppard Consulting Group, Amiah provides the tools and resources for founders to position their company for funding immediately. She's also an angel investor and pitch coach. Before devoting her work fulltime to founder education, as part of Backstage Capital she led investments and accelerated 24 underrepresented founders, plus helped invest and support 100 other underrepresented founders worldwide at the $7 million dollar fund. Recognized as an innovative and passionate thought leader in tech, Amiah was featured on's 2019 30 under 30 The Future of Venture Capital, she’s a member of Columbia University Venture Community, and in 2019, she was voted Visionary Investor of the Year via VentureFuel. Currently, she lives in Los Angeles, CA.