CleanTech & Pavegen – Next Week’s Dinner

Join award winning entrepreneur Laurence Kemball-Cook for dinner next week, and hear the story of Pavegen, a flooring technology that generates electricity from the kinetic energy of footsteps. That's a pretty neat piece of tech! Laurence will be sharing tales of fundraising and rapid growth (their CrowdCube raise exceeded their target by 253%), trade missions globally, rubbing shoulders with governments and the UN and playing a key part in inspiring environmental change around the ...

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How to make a subscription model work for your business

Our speaker, Felix Rossknecht, spoke at a recent dinner about building a successful subscription business, here's what he had to say about how to make a subscription model work for your business. There's a few areas to consider when thinking about how to make subscriptions work for you and your business, these are product, flexibility and experience. Product Customers care about your product, not the subscription. It's the product they buy into and ...

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Topics next week: Media Coverage, Investment & a spot of breakfast

If you're looking to do a spot of networking, why not get some insider knowledge while you're at it? Up next week we have media expert Tom Maddocks talking on how to get journalists interested in your company, as well as Tracy Doree, founding partner of Spring Partners chatting about getting investment for your business. Getting journalists interested in your company. Dine with expert, Tom Maddocks Getting press coverage for your business ...

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Public Speaking & 500 Startups #AfterDinnerRoundup

We had two fab dinners this week with none other than 500 startups' Matt Lerner talking on things growth and the MetaSpeech ladies helping their fellow diners to perfect that pitch and own the room. Public Speaking dinner with MetaSpeech We mixed it up a little on Monday night when Emma and Marianna, co-founders of MetaSpeech joined us for dinner at The Anthologist. With a wonderfully intimate group, Emma and Marianna wove ...

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13 Top Tips for Startups (wanting to be grown up!)

We had a fantastic evening with Andy Batty, General Manager of onefinestay where he spoke at dinner about taking a company from start-up to grown-up. (Read the #AfterDinnerRoundup here.) What limits start-ups is a perception that a shortage of funds is the problem. Here's Andy's top tips for start-ups: Create an employee brand as well as a company brand. You need to try to keep your staff... Start ups often recruit then ...

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Tips on being a master of operations

The diners who joined Ghilaine Chan, Plug-in COO for startups and SMEs, for dinner last week  at The Anthologist left with notebooks full of tips and advice for becoming a master of execution and operations. Here are a few snippets to whet your appetite: When you are limited with resources, you need to focus and work out what is important. Read The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen ...

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Practical tips and running your business better #AfterDinnerRoundup

This week's dinners have been all about building successful businesses, from practical tips and real life examples to being a master or execution and operations in order to run your business better. Ghilaine Chan, a Plug-in COO, spoke on Tuesday night to her fellow diners at The Anthologist, whilst Hephzi Pemberton, business founder and investor, talking last night providing insider knowledge to help avoid the problems and pitfalls that businesses ...

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Ten tips and tricks for building a business

The fabulous Hephzi Pemberton gave some superb tips to her fellow diners at dinner this week. (Check out the #AfterDinnerRoundup here.) Take a look at Hephzi's top ten tips and tricks for building a business: Treat everyone like a client We treated our candidates all like potential clients. This gave us all the right attitude. It doesn't matter what business you have, people matter. Have this at your heart of ...

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Get practical tips and run your business better – Next week’s dinners

If you're interested in how to run your business better (who isn't?), next week's dinners are the perfect line-up to do just that. From practical tips and real life examples, to becoming a master or execution and operations. We've got you covered. Run your business better: be a master or execution & operations As a founder, you don't always have the luxury of hiring in roles like COO or GM in the ...

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When & how to fundraise, FinTech & New banking, topics at Next Week’s Dinners

As the weather continues to turn warmer, and the nights become longer, there really is no better way to spend a weekday evening than doing a spot of networking over a delicious meal (and a glass or two of wine). Next week sees us hearing from the founder of Index-backed mobile banking app, Osper on FinTech, fundraising and changes faced in the banking industrty on Tuesday night. Wednesday's topic is ...

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