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Dine with David Norris, early stage investor at Forward Partners - Get your idea off the ground

at Apulia, Smithfields (map)

Who's coming

  • Seb

    Product Hacker

  • Rutger

    --, Story Terrace

  • Igor

    Co Founder, Vesta Property App

  • Sarah

    --, Senselab

  • Sara

    Founder, TreatNOW

  • Host

    Hostess Extraordinaire at TableCrowd!

  • David

    Partner, Forward Partners

  • Joe

    Managing Director, Crypta Labs Authentications

  • Leigh +1

    Founder, Hello HR

  • Brian

    Partner, Bill+Mar

  • Matthew

    Matthew Rippon, *particular

  • James

    Founder, Tom Savano Cocktails

  • Alex

    Founder, Much Better Adventures

  • Nikos

    Co-Founder, Gameplai

  • Premila

    Fashion entrepreneur/film producer

  • Adam

    Data-driven digital marketing & product development, Spindizzy

  • Matthew

    --, Forward Partners

  • Peter


  • Anoo


  • Iglika

    Founder, CEO, USPAAH

  • Kitson

    Technology Recruitment Consultant, Energon People

  • Maria

    MD, Inonectima Media

  • Sam

    Student , Oxford University

  • Robin

    CEO, World of Wedmin

  • Mark

    CEO, hackajob

  • Bipan

    Co-Founder & CEO,

  • Jeroen

    CEO & Co-Founder, Hyghlyne

  • Tomas

    Partner, SAWA Partners

Waiting List



50 Long Lane, London, United Kingdom, EC1A 9EJ

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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 David Norris. David is a Partner at Forward Partners and invests in idea stage startups. This dinner is open to founders & entrepreneurs.

Based in Hoxton, Forward Partners are a new style of venture firm that gets ideas off the ground. Focussing on ecommerce, they bring money, proven business processes and ingenuity to form your dream idea into your dream business.

David has over 20 years experience in digital business strategy and planning, product management and operations. He has served as Chief Operating Office to some extremely high growth venture backed ecommerce businesses including HouseTrip and Bookatable.

He tweets @norrisnode and blogs at

Take this chance to meet David and to talk to him informally 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.

On the menu:
> Involtini di speck - terracotta pot of smoked parma ham & mozzarella rolls with tomatoes and rocket
> Caciocavallo al forno - oven baked caciocavallo cheese,braised apple & raisin and honey
> Sarde in saor - Deep fried sardines marinated with onions, wine and vinegar raisins served with carrots and celery pesto
> Bruschetta vecchia - Bari with anchovies, oregan, tomato ,pecorino (sheep’s milk cheese), extra v. olive oil
> Stuzzicoso - Low fat Salami, balsamic vinegar onions, red pepper filled with cheese, sun-dried tomatoes
> Porchetta di Ariccia - Typical artisan pork roast served with roasted baby potatoes & onion gravy
> Tagliatella al ragu d’anatra - Fresh pasta with duck ragout and parmesan
> Parmigiana in terrina - Aubergine parmigiana, mozzarella, parmesan and bechamel served in terracotta pot
> Tortelli alla zucca al taleggio - pumpkin tortelli served with taleggio cheese cream and walnuts
> Spaghetti con gamberi e pesto - Fresh spaghetti with king prawns, basil pesto,lemon peel, pistachios
Wine and soft drinks

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