Weekly Newsletter #36: Happy New Year from BYP Network

Happy New Year from BYP Network

 

 

 

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF OUR BYP MEMBERS, FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS! 

 

This year has been one of the most game-changing for the BYP Network community and we are forever grateful. 

 

2019 is going to be all about building together, supporting each other, and growing our community. We also want YOU involved so check out how you can change and shape our network here.

 

2018 has been a HUGE year for us - here's a quick summary: 

 

- We held our Black Panther screening in February (which sold out) 

 

- We followed up with our Finance Unmasked event, Ultimate Hip Hop Quiz, we had over 900 attendees for our Diversity Recruitment Fair and Summer Networking Drinks 

 

- We finished off the year with our Xmas in Wakanda event (another sold out!) with special guests, 3-course meal, DJ, music and good vibes!

 

- We had a BYP event in Boston, USA! 

 

- We raised nearly £800 for Urban Synergy at our charity fundraiser

 

- After our CEO was picked as a Founder of the Future, a Sky Technology Leader and New Entrepreneurs Foundation winner, we secured £41k in funding

 

- We hosted over 1000 BYP's in events, worked with big corps, got featured in international publications, won awards and met influential people 

 

- We went viral on Shade Room and overnight we gained over 10, 000 followers! 

 

- Our CEO and founder, Kike Oniwinde, was named as one of the FT Top 100 BAME Leaders in Tech and Just Entrepreneurs named BYP Network as one of the top start-ups of 2018  

 

 

So what can you expect from 2019? 

 

WE'RE RELAUNCHING OUR APP!

Stay tuned as we release our BIGGER and BETTER app in 2019 with new functions, opportunities for black networks and organisations to have a platform and much more! And we've got some very exiciting partnerships that we'll be revealing in the coming months.

 

 

MORE ROLES

As we expand, our team is also! We've got a whole new team coming to make BYP a global phenomenon! You can join us too! Check out here.

 

GLOBAL AMBASSSADORS

We're scouting for BYP ambassadors to rep us across the world! Stay tuned to find out more.

 

PODCAST

Hold tight... the BYP Network podcast is coming! We can't wait to showcase all the hard work we've been putting in this year - and to kick it off, our BYP award winners will be talking about their experiences !

 

 

Here's to 2019! 

Best wishes from the BYP Team! 

 


WE WANT YOU!

 

GET INVOLVED WITH OUR NETWORK! 

 

WE WANT:

- APP TESTERS

- PODCAST SUGGESTIONS

- GLOBAL AMBASSADORS

 

FILL IN THE FORM HERE

 

 

 

#BYPBlog
Let's talk Pro Blackness - Racism or Anti-Racism?

 

 

Have you ever been made to feel guilty for wanting to create or occupy Black-only spaces? Have you ever been falsely accused of racism for being Black and proud of it? Well, you’re not alone.

 

Read Timeyin's piece on our website here! 

 

 

 

Congratulations to all of our BYP's of the Year!