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February
27
Monday
6:45pm
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Dine with Local Globe VC: how to successfully fundraise for your business

at Jamie's Italian Piccadilly, Soho (map)

Who's coming

  • Ivy

    Director, The Friction

  • Osmond

    Organiser, Tech citizen - meetup group

  • Samira

    Early stage investor, LocalGlobe

  • Mark

    Co-founder, Amondo Ltd

  • Steve

    CEO, tosay

  • Thomas

    Co-Founder, Ideal Flatmate

  • Elmar Gasimov

    Founder, Rentoo

  • Efe

    Director of Sales and Marketing, Showroomist

  • Kwamz

    UI/UX Designer , Weengs

  • Farid

    Co-Founder, KtchUp

  • Krzysztof

    Neuroscientist

  • Drahim

    CEO & Co-Founder, Inadash

  • Marcel

    Co-Founder, Accelerator & Business Growth, LONDSTOCK Ltd.

  • Sajni

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Pawan

    Ceo , Recruitmentsmart

  • Sophie

    Director, Warehouse Home

  • Ben

    Chief Erotic Officer, Zaboo

  • Paolo

    Managing Director, Europe, Joyance Partners

  • Darius
  • Yusuf

    Director, Recruitment Smart Technologies Ltd.

  • Sadiq

    CMO, Loyakk

Venue

Jamie's Italian Piccadilly

17 Denman Street, London W1D 7HW
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Started by:
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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Samira Sohail is an early stage investor at Local Globe, a London-based VC investment fund focused on seed stage companies, predominantly in the UK. Their impressive portfolio includes Citymapper, Graze, Improbable, Lovefilm, Moo, Secret Escapes, Transferwise and Zoopla. Samira will be talking about how to successfully fundraise for your business.

This dinner is perfect for…
Founders, entrepreneurs and those wanting a deeper understanding of how to fundraise successfully.

The dinner conversation will be…
Samira spends her time with startups, reviewing business plans and leading investment deals, so is perfectly placed to speak about:
✓ Your options when fundraising (angels, VCs or crowdfunding).
✓ An overview of the UK funding market.
✓ Advice for raising a seed round.
✓ What she looks for when she invests.
Take this chance to speak to Samira informally over dinner about what you’re working on, as well as to share challenges and opportunities with your peers.

Who’s Samira Sohail…
Samira Sohail is an early stage investor at LocalGlobe. Prior to this, she spent 5 years at the BBC, growing and launching their digital services e.g. BBC News and iPlayer. She is also the host of the Samira Stalks podcast, a series of interviews with entrepreneurs and global change-makers.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine 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.

Samira Sohail is an early stage investor at LocalGlobe, a London based fund investing in seed stage startups. Prior to LocalGlobe, she spent 5 years at the BBC, growing and launching their digital services e.g. BBC News and iPlayer. She is also the host of the Samira Stalks podcast, a series of interviews with entrepreneurs and global change-makers.

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.

SHARING STARTERS

VEGETARIAN PLANKS - CHARGRILLED VEGETABLES MARINATED IN GARLIC & HERB OIL, WITH MINI BUFFALO MOZZARELLA, TOMATO & RICOTTA CROSTINI, GARLICKY CANNELLINI DIP, GRISSINI, PICKLES & OLIVES

CLASSIC MEAT PLANKS - FENNEL SALAMI, PISTACHIO MORTADELLA, PROSCIUTTO & SCHIACCIATA PICCANTE, WITH MINI BUFFALO MOZZARELLA, PECORINO & CHILLI JAM, PICKLES, OLIVES & PURPLE SLAW

MAINS

BUTTERFLIED SICILIAN CHICKEN - FREE-RANGE CHICKEN BREAST IN A SPICY TOMATO, AUBERGINE & LECCINO OLIVE SAUCE

CLASSIC SUPER FOOD SALAD - A SUPER-FRESH COMBINATION OF AVOCADO, ROASTED BEETS, MIXED PULSES & GRAINS, SPROUTING BROCCOLI, POMEGRANATE & SPICY SEEDS WITH HARISSA DRESSING & COTTAGE CHEESE

GENNARO’S TAGLIATELLE BOLOGNESE - AMAZING PORK & BEEF SLOW COOKED WITH RED WINE, TOPPED WITH PANGRATTATO & PARMESAN

VEGGIE TAGLIATELLE BOLOGNESE - SOFRITO, PORCINI, TOMATO & LENTIL RAGÙ WITH GARLIC, PANGRATTATO & VEGGIE PARMESAN

PENNE ARRABBIATA - FIERY TOMATO & GARLIC SAUCE WITH BASIL, VEGGIE PARMESAN, SCOTCH BONNETS & EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

ALL TO BE SERVED WITH A SELECTION OF CRISPY POLENTA CHIPS, FRIES, ROCKET & PARMESAN SALAD AND BROCCOLI

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.

This dinner is hosted by Sajni, one of TableCrowd's wonderful hosts and she'll be looking after you on the night.

Sajni has transitioned from cocktail waitress to investment banker and is now a tech startup geek. She enjoys meeting new people, learning and sharing ideas to make the world a better place. By day she works for Accomable, an online platform to help disabled people find accessible accommodation worldwide and in the evening she loves to host, bringing TableCrowd diners together.

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

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