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Dine with Matthew Bradley, Investor at Forward Partners: Investing in early to seed level startups

at Enoteca Da Luca, Old Street (map)

Who's coming

  • Arek

    Owner, Web Project Studios

  • Lucy

    Consultant, The Together Revolution / Brand Equity Group

  • Nick

    User Experience consultant

  • Matthew

    Partner, Forward Partners

  • Claire

    Co Founder, TableCrowd Talent

  • Eglantine

    Founder & CEO, Reset Paris Ltd

  • Julian

    Investor, Founders Capital Ltd

  • Jonathan


  • Tim

    Founder & CEO, Advantagious

  • Anastasiya

    Business Development, Sweetbridge

  • Priyanka

    Founder, Join Highbrow

  • Victor

    UX Designer

  • Joshua

    Founder, Virtual Store Trials

  • Brian

    Managing Partner , Broadwing Accountancy Services Limited

  • Cynthia

    Founder & CEO, Link Forward

  • Andrew

    Co-founder, Tona

  • Fiona

    CEO, Fiona Lynn Performance Coaching

  • Julie

    Founder and CEO, Adrenna

  • Vidur


  • Kaysan Nikkhah

    Investment Analyst, Edwards

  • Arnaud

    Private Equity, M&A Investment Banking, Corporate Finance

  • Joanne

    CFO, Globacap

  • Alexander

    Head of Partnerships, Fika Community

  • Nigel

    Director, Business Developer , GlobalWonks

  • Stefan

    --, Dawn Capital

  • Myles

    CEO, Globacap

  • Alan

    Group Managing Director, Forever Beta

  • Nick

    Chief Operating Oficer, Forever Beta

Waiting List


Enoteca Da Luca

207c Old St, London EC1V 9NR

Started by:
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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Matthew Bradley is an Investor at Forward Partners, one of the UK's leading, largest, and most innovative early-stage VC firms. Last year, Forward Partners closed £60m for its second fund to invest in early-stage startups.

What invest in…
They look to build the UK's next generation of Applied AI, e-commerce and marketplace businesses, with investments typically ranging from £250k-£500k, at a pre-seed to seed level.

Their Investment Portfolio Includes…
Their portfolio includes well-known tech businesses such as Gravity Sketch, Live Better With, Kuru Kids, Appear Here, Wonderbly, Lexoo, Makers Academy, Hailo, Big Health and Drover to name just a few.

This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, CEO’s and management working for disruptive tech companies looking for investment.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at 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…
Matthew has a wealth of experience in the venture capital industry making him perfectly placed to share all on:
✓ What a VC looks for from a potential investment deal.
✓ What a tech startup should look for from a prospective investment partner.
✓ Why your management team can be a deal maker or breaker.
✓ What Forward Partners looks for when it invests.
Take this chance to meet Matthew, have a clearer understanding of what it takes to successfully raise investment and to talk to him and your fellow diners informally over dinner about what you’re working on.

Who is Matthew Bradley?
Matthew Bradley has been an Investor at Forward Partners since 2014, focusing on supporting pre-seed to seed level startups. Forward Partners have to date, partnered with 40 visionary startups, ranging from fashion, fintech & food to legal & luxury.

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.


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.

Matthew Bradley has been an Investor at Forward Partners since 2014, focusing on supporting pre-seed to seed level startups. Forward Partners have to date, partnered with 40 visionary startups, ranging from fashion, fintech & food to legal & luxury.

Matthew used to work on trading floors at Lloyds and BarCap before seeing the light. Following an MBA at SDA Bocconi and before joining Forward Partners he became an entrepreneur and investor in his own right. He’s focused on sourcing and executing deals and adding value across the portfolio. His other interests and activities include investment strategy, writing and emoji!
Matthew has worked in sales, structuring and trading in technical market research, strategy and execution capacities. He now puts this advanced understanding of risk and opportunity to a different use, investing in and helping the next generation of online businesses to get off the ground, grow and scale.

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

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