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We’ll enjoy dinner, drinks & a chance to meet fellow entrepreneurs, followed by an after-dinner talk and informal Q&A with Peter Briffett, COO at YPlan.
YPlan is one of the hottest startups in London. A mobile ticketing platform, their goal is to become the key marketplace for all your entertainment events. Loved by their users, they are well on their way, with $37.7 million in funding and a host of awards under their belt.
Peter will share YPlan's success story, with anecdotes and tips on how to succeed in the lifestyle/entertainment sector.
Peter has a wealth of experience in tech startups including marketplace dynamics, executing high growth strategies, recruiting world-class management teams & fundraising. The companies he has built and managed have become multi-million £ brands and engaged tens of millions of consumers. His experience in the lifestyle/ entertainment sector extends beyond YPlan, he previously founded LivingSocial UK and took it from zero revenue to a $100 million consumer technology business with over 300 employees in the UK & IE.
This dinner is for entrepreneurs interesting or working in lifestyle or entertainment businesses.
Take this chance to meet Peter and to talk to him over dinner about what you're working on.
Proud to partner with Venntro, the award-winning media group that connects people to a life they’ll love through dating, lifestyle and social networking technology.
Price includes private dining experience with after dinner speaker, 2 course dinner with wine and highly curated and relevant networking.
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Peter is a CEO with extensive experience in leading and growing consumer technology businesses, both nationally and globally. The companies he has built and managed have become multi-million £ brands and engaged tens of millions of consumers.
Inspirational and committed, he has a thorough understanding of the key business metrics that produce revenue and a track record of deploying and executing growth strategies that create shareholder wealth. He has led multiple technology companies through high growth phrases and investment rounds, many of which have had successful exits or become profitable entities.
With a wealth of experience in tech start ups, he understands marketplace dynamics, executing high growth strategies, recruiting world-class management teams and has 2 key assets; he never gives up. He always produce results.
Some things he's done:
Founded LivingSocial UK and took it from zero revenue to a $100 million consumer technology business with over 300 employees in the UK & IE. As LivingSocial MD, he was P&L owner and responsible for all commercial strategy and operations, including sales, mobile, web, partnerships, people and finance.
Built and Sold a company to Microsoft.
As CEO of iView, he grew global sales of the core consumer product through web, channel and partnerships, eventually selling it to Microsoft. As a Microsoft Director, he managed and motivated a successful team, with full P&L ownership, to produce the best quarterly post-acquisition metrics in Microsoft history.
Sold a company to Thomson Reuters.
Part of the management team that sold Gissing Software to Thomson Reuters.
Sold books door to door in the US.
As a University student, he recruited and trained a team of 23 students in the UK, flew them to the US to sell books door to door in Massachusetts and Indiana. They worked 14 hour days, 6 days a week. They succeeded and made a great profit.
He has also held senior positions at 3Com, USRobotics, Hayes Microcomputers and Actiontec.
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Proud to partner with Venntro. Founded in 2003, Venntro is the award-winning global media group that connects people to a life they’ll love through dating, lifestyle and social networking technology. Providing services to over 45 million consumers worldwide, Venntro operates in all major English-speaking territories and achieves annualised revenues approaching £50 million.
Brands operating under Venntro include Smooch.com, JustSingles.com and White Label Dating – an award-winning platform allowing brands and entrepreneurs to power their own branded online dating sites. Venntro is part of the Tech City UK Future Fifty programme, is a City A.M. Leap 100 company and is one of LSE’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’