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Dine with Luciana Lixandru, early stage investor at Accel: What I look for in the companies I invest in

at Jamie's Italian Piccadilly, Soho (map)

Who's coming

  • Aysha

    Global Tech, Media, Telecoms, Close Brothers Asset Management

  • Emily

    Mobile strategist and Founder of, Mamalink

  • Host

    Hostess Extraordinaire at TableCrowd!

  • Barry

    COO, Decoded

  • Anoo


  • Iglika

    Founder, CEO, USPAAH

  • Paul


  • Bipan

    Co-Founder & CEO,

  • Jeroen

    CEO & Co-Founder, Hyghlyne

  • Irina

    CEO, AvenueStory

  • Andrei

    Co-founder & Head of Product at StreetSmart Travel | Co-founder & COO at Risers Net. AI graduate. Experienced Serial Tech Entrepreneur. Senior Product Manager, StreetSmart Travel

  • Darius

    Senior Consultant, Ex Rocket Internet/startups to consulting firm

  • Andrei

    Co Founder, PM EVO

  • Tom

    BDM , Crowdcube

  • Clemens

    --, Mind Agilis

  • Paul

    Co-founder, AllAboutGroup

  • Michaël

    ceo | founder, viablegrid

  • Isam

    Founder , Rank Inc

  • Paul

    Corporate Finance , SMBC

  • Michael

    Business Development Manager , Crowdcube

  • Jay

    Marketing Director/Co Founder,

  • Howard

    Partner, Taylor Wessing

  • Thomas

    CEO Founder, Clicksit

  • Vincent

    Founder, Yniche

  • James

    Co-Founder, Scrummy Club

  • Cynthia

    Entrepreneur / Angel Investor / Consultant, Duet Group

  • Andrea

    Uk Country Manager, myDriver


Jamie's Italian Piccadilly

17 Denman Street, London W1D 7HW

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We’ll enjoy dinner, drinks & a chance to meet fellow entrepreneurs, followed by an after-dinner talk and informal Q&A with Luciana Lixandru. Luciana will talk about what she looks for in the companies she invests in.

Luciana focuses on early and growth stage investments at Accel.

Founded in 1983, Accel Partners has a long history of partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs and management teams to build world-class businesses. Accel today invests globally using dedicated teams and market-specific strategies for local geographies, with offices in Palo Alto, New York City, London and Bangalore.

Accel has helped entrepreneurs build over 300 successful companies, many of which have defined their categories, including Alfresco, Angry Birds (Rovio), Atlassian, Cloudera, ComScore, Dropbox, Facebook, Gameforge, Groupon, Imperva, Kayak, Nimble Storage, Playfish, QlikTech, Spotify, Supercell and Varonis, Deliveroo, GoCardless and

Take this chance to meet Luciana and to talk to her over dinner about what you're working on.

Price includes private dining experience with after dinner speaker, 2 course dinner with wine and highly curated and relevant networking.


Luciana joined Accel in 2012 and focuses on early and growth stage investments. Before joining Accel, Luciana worked at Summit Partners in London, where she focused on sourcing and executing investments in the technology and healthcare sectors. She worked on Summit's investment in AVAST, a security software business. Prior to that, Luciana worked for Morgan Stanley in New York and London, advising clients in the technology space. In addition to her native Romanian, Luciana also speaks Italian. She enjoys travelling, languages, and hiking. Luciana graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, with a double major in Economics and Mathematics.

For any dietary requirements, including vegetarians, please ensure you have completed your dietary needs in your profile.

~ Mains ~
> JAMIE'S FAMOUS PRAWN LINGUINE - Fried garlicky prawns, fennel, tomatoes, chilli & rocket
> GRILLED CHICKEN PUTTANESCA - Free-range chicken in a spicy tomato sauce with fresh chilli, olives & capers, with crostini, peppery rocket & Parmesan
> MARKET SUPERFOOD SALAD - Avocado, shaved fennel, candied beets, pulses, Italian sprouting broccoli, creamy cottage cheese, pomegranate, smashed nuts & seeds. Served with a fennel blossom Sicilian harissa

~ Desserts ~
EPIC BROWNIE - Warm fudgy brownie with amaretto ice cream & caramelised amaretti popcorn

~ Wine & soft drinks ~

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

For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at

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