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January
09
Wednesday
6:45pm
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Dine with Vinoth Jayakumar, Investment Director at Draper Esprit: investing in high growth companies

at Finch's Pub, Moorgate/Old Street (map)

Who's coming

  • Madeleine

    Associate, TPG Capital

  • Swen

    --, FTV Ltd.

  • Michaël

    ceo | founder, viablegrid

  • Vincent

    Co-founder, Unocodrinks

  • Aneka

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Carl

    Founder CEO, miPic

  • Sam
  • John

    Co-Founder, Craft Clubs

  • Antony

    Managing Director, TrustMe™ / TPX™ Property Exchanges

  • Murat

    Country Advisor, Invest in Turkey

  • Anastasiya

    Business Development, Sweetbridge

  • Vinoth

    Principal , Drapers Espirit

  • Fred

    KAM, AB INBEV

  • Mark

    Founder, Give A Dinner Party.com

  • Myles

    CEO, Globacap

  • Yogan

    n/a

  • Victor

    Head of Product Development, My Learning Hub

  • Miguel Gibson

    Managing Director, Neonauta Ltd

  • Andrew

    CEO, GLU

  • Adam

    Strategic Storyteller, Inspiring Sustainability

  • Lydia
  • Daisy

    General Management / COO / Chief of Staff , TBC (making connections and exploring opportunities)

  • Justin

    Co-Founder, Optimum Feedback

  • Arturas

    Head of UK Office, Invest Lithuania

Waiting List

Venue

Finch's Pub

12a Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AN
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Started by:
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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Vinoth Jayakumar is Investment Director at Draper Esprit, one of the largest, leading and innovative VC firms in Europe. Draper Esprit is a Pan-European venture capital fund that invests into disruptive tech companies at the early and growth stages.

What they invest in…
Draper Esprit back entrepreneurs who will change the way we live, work and consume. They invest into visionary and growing companies, and also have the ability to do direct secondary deals into late stage tech companies as well as buying entire venture capital portfolios.

Their Investment Portfolio Includes…
Recent investments include Apperio, Roomex, Endomag, Crate.io, Revolut, PremFina, Graphcore, Perkbox and Push Doctor, to name just a few.

This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, CEOs and management looking to raise investment.
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…
Draper Esprit look for high-growth companies with strong IP, powerful technology and strong management teams. They operate in new markets, with serious potential for global expansion. If this is relevant to you, it’s a great time to meet with Vinoth who will share all on:
✓ The Draper Esprit investment strategy.
✓ How to successfully pitch to a VC.
✓ Why having an extraordinary team is so important.
✓ Being the first tech-focused VC firm not tied to five-year cycles.

Who is Vinoth Jayakumar?
Vinoth joined Draper Esprit as a Principal in 2016. Before Draper Esprit, Vinoth worked at a boutique management consulting firm in London for 6 years. He previously ran a micro-angel fund, investing in crowdfunded startups. Vinoth is a Chartered Accountant (ACA, ICAEW), with a degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics

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.

#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.

Vinoth Jayakumar is the Investment Director at Draper Esprit, one of the largest and leading VC firms in Europe. Vinoth joined Draper Esprit as a Principal in 2016. Vinoth is excited in the future of finance, fintech, proptech, cybersecurity, and is keen to find companies who will transform established concepts like credit and insurance.

Before Draper Esprit, Vinoth worked at a boutique management consulting firm in London for 6 years. He previously ran a micro-angel fund, investing in crowdfunded startups. Vinoth is a Chartered Accountant (ACA, ICAEW), with a degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics.

Draper Esprit are looking to empower Europe to invent the future. When they meet teams that share their way of thinking, they back them all the way.

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 hello@tablecrowd.com.

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