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COO, Imaginary Cloud
Partner, Trinity Capital (Private Equity)
Technical CEO, Pactster - online social exercise for people with specific health conditions
Owner, Executive Producer, Producer, WonderLust Pictures
Partner, Beta Bridge
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Investment & Growth Expert, The Guide to Growth
Director , Stonehouse
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Investor, Founders Capital Ltd
Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Charlie Kemper is an active tech investor from NYC now living in Shoreditch. He has a portfolio comprising 2 IPOs, several dozen exits and founded the largest accelerator in NYC.
This dinner is perfect for…
Founders, CEOs, entrepreneurs and those interested in how to raise money successfully and/or from the US.
The dinner conversation will be…
Charlie will draw on his broad experience to ensure that you leave the table armed with the knowledge you need to successfully close your round, including:
✓ Tips on how to successfully fundraise.
✓ How to approach investors in the US (are the streets really paved with gold?).
✓ Differences between fundraising in the UK and US.
Who’s Charlie Kemper?
Charlie, a Venture Partner for Beta Bridge Capital, actively invests in seed stage tech companies and has a particular interest in the fitness sector. A New Yorker in London Town!
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine plus highly curated and relevant networking.
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As a Venture Partner for Beta Bridge Capital, based in London, Charlie is a life-long entrepreneur and seasoned investor known for his expertise in advising and investing in enterprise software, digital media, marketing services, advertising technology, commerce, and infrastructure companies.
Most recently, Charlie co-founded and helped run Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, a seed stage fund and currently the largest accelerator program in New York. He was a General Partner in funds that seeded dozens of successful startups over five years with early-stage equity funding, provided them with co-working space, and delivered a network of nearly 250 who’s who mentors. During that time, Charlie was also a Managing Director at Revel Partners, an adtech focused early-expansion stage family-office venture capital group focused on financing companies in digital media and advertising technology, where he led investments in Tracx, Vidible (realized), and MediaBrix, among others.
Before launch Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator and Revel Partners, Charlie was a Principal with Steelpoint Capital Partners, a media and technology growth equity firm. During his six years at Steelpoint, he led or participated in numerous successful investments in digital media, software, communications and consumer products including AdSpace Networks, Atempo (realized), Boingo Wireless (realized), Jitterbug, PacStar Communications, prAna (realized), PrivaSys, SeaMobile (realized), Women’s Marketing (realized) and WorkShare (realized). During his tenure at Steelpoint, Charlie served as an active board member or board observer with each of the firm’s investments.
Charlie has also worked with Darby Overseas Investments, the global private equity firm with over $1 billion in capital under management led by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas Brady. At Darby, he helped launch an early-stage venture fund focused on Latin America, where he was involved in the firm’s investments in Certisign, Inova and Spring Wireless. Charlie began his career as a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Chicago-based KMF, a digital media agency addressing intranet design and e-commerce system integration.
He is also the Chair of the New York City Venture Connection, a not-for-profit networking organization comprised of the leading venture capital firms in the Greater New York area, which he started in 2007.
Charlie was born in Brazil to French parents, mostly raised in Mexico City, and studied engineering at Northwestern University in Illinois. And after over a decade in New York City, he now lives in Shoreditch, London. UK. Pretending to be a local, he attempts to keep fit by regularly playing touch rugby around England. Charlie got hooked on kiteboarding in 2008 and can now most often be found planning trips to warm and windy beaches around the world.
He tweets: @ckemper
This dinner is hosted by Aneka, one of TableCrowd's wonderful hosts and she'll be looking after you on the night.
Aneka started her career as a professional dancer but due to becoming ill with meningitis she hung up her tutu and discovered her love of turning nothing into something - entering the life of a entrepreneur and since then has not looked back. Setting up a Lifestyle Management company that has thrown celebrity events that has received international press coverage to providing business development for clients in the entertainment industry Aneka is a natural host!
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