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March
27
Wednesday
6:45pm
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Dine with Martin Avison, Founder at Angel Groups: Raising investment through angel investors

at Browns Leeds, Leeds City Centre (map)

Who's coming

  • Kuljit

    Founder | Online Marketplace | Start-Up

Venue

Browns Leeds

Unit H28 The Light, 70-72 The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 8EQ
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Martin Avison is Founder at Angel Groups, a funding platform that introduces businesses looking for investment to a range of high net-worth and sophisticated investors across the North of England. Arguably the largest angel network outside of London, Martin currently runs eight regional groups which are now being established through a franchise network. Martin has a wealth of experience in facilitating investments and will be sharing all on raising investment through angel investors.

This dinner is perfect for…
Startup founders, CEOs and management level.
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…
If you are looking for investment for your own business, to learn more about how angel investment works and the opportunity to speak to others facing similar industry challenges and opportunities as you informally over dinner, this is the perfect business dinner for you. Martin will share all on:
✓ What an angel investor typically looks for from an investable deal.
✓ Alternatives to angel investment - the range of funding options available to your business.
✓ How to appropriately and effectively engage with angel investors.
✓ Key mistakes businesses make that mean they are uninvestable.

Who is Martin Avison?
Martin Avison is the Founder at Angel Groups, a funding platform that introduces businesses looking for investment to a range of high-net-worth and sophisticated investors across the North of England. Martin is passionate about helping SME founders to realise their ambitions, is an active member of the UK Business Angel Association (UKBAA) and co-authored several of their due-diligence guidance documents. Martin has a strong passion for technologies, manufacturing, strategy, debt, equity and innovation grant funding - not forgetting fishing!

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. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.

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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.

Martin Avison is the Founder at Angel Groups, a funding platform that introduces businesses looking for investment to a range of high-net-worth and sophisticated investors across the North of England. Martin is passionate about helping SME founders to realise their ambitions, is an active member of the UK Business Angel Association (UKBAA) and co-authored several of their due-diligence guidance documents. Martin has a strong passion for technologies, manufacturing, strategy, debt, equity and innovation grant funding - not forgetting fishing!

Angel Groups is an interactive platform that allows businesses to actively engage with interested angels and also provides anonymous feedback from the angels as to the suitability of the business from an investment perspective. As part of the service they also help businesses prepare for funding and help them with their pitching material and delivery.

Martin is also the MD of Financial Pulse Ltd, a consultancy specialising in creating and funding growth for high-growth businesses engaged in innovation and R&D and was previously head of channels at Pera.

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.

Our City Ambassador for Leeds, is Kuljit Jagpal, founder of Desi High Street.

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

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