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March
29
Wednesday
6:45pm
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Dine with early stage investor at Connect Ventures: fundraising for mobile & digital media businesses

at Aubaine - Regent Street, West End (map)

Who's coming

  • Bill

    Managing Partner, Connect Ventures

  • Julia

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

  • Mark

    Co-founder, Amondo Ltd

  • Emma

    Founder & Insights Director, Per4mance Insight

  • Bryan

    CEO & CTO, Silver Curve Ltd

  • Violeta

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Julian

    Investor, Founders Capital Ltd

  • Megan

    Director, MEAME Ltd

  • Farid

    Co-Founder, KtchUp

  • Jessica

    Jessica Dick, Synergy Growth

  • Drahim

    CEO & Co-Founder, Inadash

  • Radek Zaleski

    Head of Growth, co-founder of London Brief, Netguru

  • Paolo

    Senior Manager, Product Management, Cisco

  • Simon

    Founder, Shopcinity Limited

  • Alex

    Co-founder - JigTalk & Accountant - UWM

  • Priyanka

    Founder, Join Highbrow

  • Victoria

    Director, KudlBox

  • Gerry

    CEO, Yokinda

  • Chris

    Marketer & Founder

  • Peter

    CFO, Tragora Limited

  • Isabel

    Co-Founder W/Sports, W/Sports

Waiting List

Venue

Aubaine - Regent Street

French
4 Heddon Street, London, W1B 4BS
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Bill Earner is an Investor at Connect Ventures, an early stage Investment firm focused on seed investments in the mobile, Internet, and digital media sectors. Their typical investment size ranges from £300k - £1m and recent investments include TrueLayer, Timekit, Typeform, Marvel, Curve, to name just a few. Bill will be talking about some of the key issues that mobile and digital media businesses face as they seek investment.

This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners and CEOs interested in hearing from and speaking to an early stage investor who specialises in investments in the mobile, internet, and digital media sectors.

The dinner conversation will be…
Bill has been at Connect Ventures since 2011 and has twelve years experience working in venture capital and with startups. He is therefore an ideal person to speak about:
✓ Understanding the process and due diligence required to make an investment.
✓ Key issues mobile & digital media businesses will face as they seek investment.
✓ What Connect Ventures look for in an investable management team.
✓ Why investment is a partnership and what you should expect from VC firm.
Expect an insightful and honest overview of the current VC market and to gain a better understanding of how your own business can prepare itself for investment. As well as the opportunity to chat with Bill, you will meet with other founders and CEO’s facing similar business challenges as you informally over dinner.

Who is Bill Earner?
Bill Earner is an Investor at London based Connect Ventures, an early stage investment firm focused on seed investments in the mobile, internet, and digital media sectors. He was previously an investment manager at Amadeus Capital and has worked in a variety of operational roles at several California based businesses.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine 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.

Bill Earner is an Investor at London Based Connect Ventures, an early stage investment firm focused on seed investments in the mobile, internet, and digital media sectors.

Bill has spent twelve years working in venture capital and startups, having worked as an investment manager at Amadeus Capital and in a variety of operational roles at several California based startups. Bill has expertise in product management and marketing.

Bill has a degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College and an MBA from London Business School.

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.

2 course dinner with wine or soft drinks.

STARTERS

Soupe du Jour

Smoked haddock, cauliflower velouté with brown butter, dried capers & flaked almonds

Ham hock & mixed leaf salad, green beans, Jerusalem artichoke with grainy mustard & tarragon dressing

MAINS

Heritage beetroot & goat’s cheese tart with winter leaf salad

Pan-fried sea bream, saffron mash potato, crispy fennel salad & orange beurre blanc

Confit Chicken, with mash potato, green beans and red win jus

Violeta, one of our 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.

Violeta fell into the world of start-ups after joining global media agency Starcom Mediavest group to work on their NextTECHnow initiative. She now works to connect big brands with entrepreneurs - particularly in the areas of mobile, content, data, and social.

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

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