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Co Founder, Swave
Young Gun "Golden Gun" 2014, IoD Young Director of the Year 2014, E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, Global Personals Limited
founder, Faber Novella
Corporate Technology Solicitor, Taylor Wessing
Partner, Forward Partners
Talent/People Director, Elizabeth Reilly & Associates
--, FreeRange Fashion
--, Deloitte Ventures
Head of Business Development, The Black Tomato Agency
Founder, Vallard Global
Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd
Head of Organic Acquisition, uSwitch.com
Director , Onyx Technologies
We’ll enjoy dinner, drinks & a chance to meet fellow entrepreneurs, followed by an after-dinner talk and informal Q&A with Matthew Bradley. Matthew is an Investor 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.
Matthew will be talking through The Path Forward: Forward Partners' framework for turning your idea into valuable business within 12 months, as well as answering all those burning questions you have on the topic of fundraising.
Proud to partner with Taylor Wessing.
Take this chance to meet Matthew 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.
P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett (Get Taxi!) on first download of the app. Details on the night.
Matthew is an Investor at Forward Partners: a super-early stage eCommerce VC based in Hoxton.
Forward Partners look to back talented solo-founders at Idea Stage and the best founding teams at Seed Stage and then follow-on. They have a team of full-stack and front-end devs, graphic designers, digital marketers and recruiters to help build businesses and support the portfolio. Some highlights include Lost My Name, Thread, Zopa, Appear Here and Lexoo.
Before joining Forward Partners, Matthew had varying degrees of success (!) with retail and security tech start-ups. He began his career in Sales, Structuring and Trading at investment banks. He holds a BA in Economics and Politics and an MBA from SDA Bocconi.
He tweets: @mattyjam
This dinner is hosted by Aneka, one of TableCrowd's wonderful host 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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