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June
06
Tuesday
6:45pm
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Dine with Episode 1 Ventures: getting investor ready & raising capital

at dim t, Charlotte Street (map)

Who's coming

  • Michael

    CEO, Stickyworld

  • Osmond

    Organiser, Tech citizen - meetup group

  • Laura

    CEO and Founder, Jambo App Ltd.

  • Mark

    Co-founder, Amondo Ltd

  • Gil

    Pioneering Fastest growing Retiremet Lifestyle Market- Active 50+ Retirement Holiday Living Community Resorts, summers Villages

  • Henry

    MD, TrendWatching

  • Sajni

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Chris

    Marketer & Founder

  • Martin +1

    CTO, BugFinders

  • Atila

    Managing Director, 360 DotNet Ltd.

  • Chris

    Founder, Secret Think Tank

  • Martin

    Early Stage Tech Investor, Episode1 Ventures

  • Fionnuala

    Founder and CEO, Wevolve

Venue

dim t

32 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NQ
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Martin Afshari-Mehr is a Principal at Episode 1 Ventures, an early stage software investment fund that invests £250k to £1m into UK based software startups, with significant reserves for follow on rounds. Previous standout investments include, LoveFilm, betfair, Zoopla, FanDuel and Shazam to name just a few. Martin will be talking about the key metrics they use to decide when to invest in software tech companies and how a technology startup can get investor ready.

This dinner is perfect for…
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.

The dinner conversation will be…
Martin loves nothing more than finding, supporting and investing in the UK’s best entrepreneurs. We’re excited to welcome him back to speak about:
✓ The key metrics used by Episode 1 Ventures to rubberstamp an investment.
✓ Why Europe is creating category leading SaaS companies.
✓ How a company can be best prepared for an investment pitch.
✓ Valuations - what is your software technology business worth?
Expect to come away with a clear understanding of what is required for a software technology company to be truly investor ready, to chat with Martin about your own business and aspirations and to meet other entrepreneurs informally over dinner.

Who Martin Afshari-Mehr…
Martin has an MBA from London Business School and a broad range of experience having started his career in law before working in private equity for Goldman Sachs in Europe and being part of the Amazon team that brought digital downloads to the UK.

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

#MeetandEat

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 Afshari-Mehr is a Principal at Episode 1 Ventures, an early stage software investment fund that invests £250k to £1m into UK-based software startups, with significant reserves for follow on rounds. Investing up to £2m in early stage software technology companies, Episode 1 Ventures like to invest in a company once it has launched its MVP and have a handful of reference-able customers.

Martin has an MBA from London Business School and a broad range of experience having started his career in law before working in private equity for Goldman Sachs in Europe and being part of the Amazon team that brought digital downloads to the UK.

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.

STARTER PLATTERS TO SHARE

Chicken Wings
Vegetable Spring Rolls
Five Spiced Squid
Chicken Satay
Dim Sum Selection

MAIN COURSES

Chicken Katsu Curry - Chicken breast covered in honey breadcrumbs served with a mild curry sauce

Crispy Thai Fish - Crispy fried cod fillets with pak choi and homemade sauce

Sichuan Kung Pao Chicken or Tofu - Tender pieces of chicken or tofu mixed with vegetables stir fried in our own special kung pao sauce

Malaysian Butternut Squash Curry - Butternut squash with green beans and aubergine in a creamy yellow curry sauce

All main courses are served with fragrant jasmine rice

Sajni, 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.

Sajni has transitioned from cocktail waitress to investment banker and is now a tech startup geek. By day she consults to startups from Auden (fintech) to Accomable (traveltech) and in the evening she loves to host TableCrowds, bringing people together to share and learn.

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

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