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March
07
Wednesday
6:45pm
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Dine with early stage investors, The Garage Soho: securing investment for tech enabled consumer brands

at Apulia, Smithfields (map)

Who's coming

  • Thomas
  • Tim

    CEO , SportonSpec @sportonspec & @sportonspecLDN

  • Arun

    Founder, Fuudies

  • Fleurette

    Director and Co-Founder, Attollo Lingerie

  • Julia

    Founder - i2i, Re-inventing dating apps for the next generation...(soon launching!)

  • Lijo Sebastian

    Founder, Chewymoon Limited

  • Aneka

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • David

    Founder MasterTAAG & EMEA Marketing Director Oracle, MasterTAAG & Oracle

  • Andrew

    Founder & CEO, BoroughBox

  • Nick Gill

    Founder and CEO, Breakdown Network Ltd

  • Sky

    Serial Business Builder | Founder, SKOLORR.com

  • Dee

    Founding Director, Mint On Demand Ltd

  • Hui +1

    CEO and Founder, Zebee

  • Anantharaman

    CEO, Auro

  • Katie

    Founder, Unwind Studios

  • Anna

    Director, Edge House Associates

  • Nikolay

    CEO, Taylor & Hart (Fundraising)

  • Ben

    Early stage investor, The Garage Soho

Venue

Apulia

Mediterranean
50 Long Lane, London, United Kingdom, EC1A 9EJ
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Ben Lee is an investor at the Garage Soho, an early stage investment and brand building firm based in London. The Garage Soho is a coming together of creative and Capital. Sir John Hegarty and a leading team from the global advertising agency BBH teamed up with Tom Teichman and his team from Spark Ventures to help build the next generation of exciting consumer brands.

What The Garage Soho typically invest in…
They focus on technology enabled consumer brands. They invest pre series A, with tickets of £150K - £500K and work very closely with portfolio companies to help them develop a strong and scalable brand from the outset.

Their Investment Portfolio Includes…
Previous exits include Lastminute.com, Mind Candy, Not on the High Street, Made.com, Merger Market, Academia, Kobalt Music and many more. The current portfolio includes Simba Sleep, The Dots, Whalar, The Chapar and Popsa.

This dinner is perfect for…
Founders, CEOs and management level of companies working on consumer brands.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at hello@tablecrowd.com to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!

The dinner conversation will be…
This is a great opportunity for any consumer lead business looking for both investment and the opportunity to further develop their brand. Ben is therefore perfectly placed to speak about:
✓ Why branding can make or break your business.
✓ What The Garage Soho look for when investing in businesses.
✓ What questions you should be prepared to answer from an Investor
✓ How The Garage Soho work with portfolio companies
✓ Trends that are currently exciting the Garage team

Who is Ben Lee?
Ben Lee has been an early stage Investor at the Garage Soho since 2016, having previously been a strategy consultant working on various TMT projects across Europe and Asia. Prior to that he worked at a leading FMCG startup where he was placed as part of the New Entrepreneurs Foundation.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd.

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P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.

Ben Lee has been an early stage Investor at the Garage Soho since 2016, having previously been a strategy consultant working on various TMT projects across Europe and Asia. Prior to that he worked at a leading FMCG startup where he was placed as part of the New Entrepreneurs Foundation.

Ben studied Land Economy and Management at Cambridge University.

For any dietary requirements, worry not, we have it covered, as long as we know in advance. If you are vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten intolerant let us know by filling out the dietary requirements section in the your preferences section of your profile on the TableCrowd website.


One of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.

For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at hello@tablecrowd.com.

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