10 interesting things I found out about Blockchain, cryptocurrencies & ICOs last night

Last night at TableCrowd, we welcomed Tory Norcross of Blockchain Rookies, who was tasked with the challenge of demystifying Blockchain over food and wine – as well as exploring with us the opportunities it brings. Cut to the chase, if you’re not sure what Blockchain is, try this video. Whilst my knowledge has gone from a low 2 to a high 6, I'm still definitely not the best person to explain ...

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The 10 types of investors you’ll meet when crowdfunding

I have two crowdfunding experiences - and over the years have met 100s of investors. I found that the investors you meet when crowdfunding fall broadly into ten categories. Some good, some not so good. If you’re crowdfunding, read on for a useful heads-up. If you have experienced crowdfunding, my views may resonate! If you invest in crowdfunding businesses and you identify yourself in one of the categories, this message is ...

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10 quick tips for a successful funding round

You've decided that you need to raise money! Growing some thick skin is a good start but read on for 10 other tips on how to successfully close your funding round.   1. Your deck. Know every last detail but don't always include it Expect it to take a long time to perfect your pitchdeck. It makes you think deeply about all parts of your business and pushes you to do more research ...

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What’s on the menu for April?

We've been busy at TableCrowd HQ booking in some exciting speakers to dine with us and share their experiences. Take your pick and we'll see you at the table! On 5th April, JamJar Investments will be speaking after dinner about investing in consumer brands. On 12th April, the Angel CoFund will be joining us to talk about how they work and how to attract investment from angels. On 19th April, join the founder ...

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Dinner with Forward Partners #AfterDinnerRoundup by Victoria Burlacu of Faber Novella

We love hearing first hand from our members about their experiences at our dinners. It helps us do better - and it gives a useful insight into the experience for people thinking about dining with us. Great to hear from regular diner, Victoria Burlacu, founder of Faber Novella.... "There are so many events taking place in London that networking can easily turn into a full-time job. While I am a great believer ...

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Introducing 1000 Minds

1000 Minds is a new dining club on TableCrowd. The driver has been requests from our community, primarily our speakers, who have asked for more intimate dinners tailored to them. So, voila! Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…  On the invite list are people making their mark, whether business owners, C-level executives, influencers, experts or just very well connected. They all believe success is more likely with the support of others ...

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Dinner with Carlos Espinal – #AfterDinnerRoundup by Alex Price, 93digital

We always enjoy reading about our dinners through the eyes of our members and this write-up is no exception! "Anyone who runs a business will quickly discover what their most valuable asset is - time. Balancing time and choosing where to spend those extremely rare spare bits is a challenge at best, especially when it comes to networking. But when the opportunity comes along to have dinner with Carlos Espinal, Partner at ...

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