How to Get on Top of your Finances with Joycelyn Mate of Afrocenchix

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What's a business without money? This workshop aims to set you up to look after your company’s finances (no financial background required)

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What you'll get from this session

In this session we'll do a deep dive into managing your finances. This session is delivered by a founder of a successful e-commerce business who will share her own experiences of how she and her co-founder successfully raised over £500K and managed the company's finances.

By the end of this session you will learn:

  • How to get started with setting up your business's finances without any prior finance knowledge or background
  • What is so important about cashflow
  • Top tips when it comes to the day to day management of your business's finances

You will walk away from this session feeling more comfortable about taking on your business’s finances, and you will be more successful for it!

The Format of this Workshop

12:30 — Arrivals, Survey, Introduction

12:45 — Session delivered by Joycelyn Mate

13:45 — Q&A, Feedback and Close

Our Speaker

Joycelyn is the Co-founding Director of Afrocenchix Ltd a world-changing brand redefining beauty and challenging the politics on black and mixed heritage women hair. Joycelyn has a demonstrated history of working in the cosmetics industry and is highly skilled in building consumer brands, investments and increasing sales.

Our Host

This session is hosted by Claudine Adeyemi - CEO and Founder of CareerEar

Claudine is a multi-award winning lawyer and entrepreneur. She read law at UCL and practiced law at a top London law firm. In 2014, Claudine founded The Student Development Co., a non-profit ​providing career-related support to young people. Claudine also founded CareerEar, a site empowering people to make informed career choices with a unique feature enabling career-seekers to ask questions to industry professionals. Claudine is also in-house counsel at Wefarm, a trustee for the Employers’ Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei) and a WEF Global Shaper. In May 2018, Claudine was listed as the EMpower #1 Future Leader as presented by the Financial Times.


This event is brought to you by OneTech and funded by Stride**.

Stride makes space for creativity and innovation to thrive in South London. They create opportunity, develop talent and support creative and tech enterprises.

After securing £8,000,000 from the Corporation of London in summer 2019, they have been working with partners to get a range of projects underway.

Their projects offer opportunities for people at all stages of their journey in the creative and tech industries including affordable workspace, business support, talent development and knowledge exchange. If you are just starting out or looking to grow, find out more about how to get involved at Stride.London

Backed by the London Boroughs of Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark and Wandsworth. Stride campaigns to build networks that inspire imaginations, encourage collaboration and the exchange of knowledge. We want South London to be a leading centre for innovation, now and long into the future.

Who are Capital Enterprise and OneTech?

Capital Enterprise is a body of connectors, influencers, investors and policy-makers, collaborating to serve and super-charge London’s start-up scene.

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Thanks to J.P.Morgan, Founding Funder of OneTech.

Our Delivery Partners

UK Black Tech is an organisation that exists to create the most diverse tech sector in the world ensuring that tech products, services and companies reflect us all.

They aim to:

  • Increase the numbers of Black & Ethnic Minorities at all levels in tech.
  • Help individuals and digital businesses to become self-sustainable through long term growth & consistency.
  • Showcase tech professionals & digital businesses in mainstream media and events.
  • Transfer wealth & knowledge to the younger generation through projects and initiatives.
  • Build a community that collaborates, partners and share resources.

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