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January
28
Monday
6:45pm
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Dine with founder of Verv: using AI and blockchain to build a Smart Home technology business

at The Anthologist, The City, Bank (map)

Who's coming

  • Natasha

    Head of Operations , now, sit down

  • Aneka

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Victoria

    Associate Director, Mace

  • Victor

    UX Designer

  • Jami

    Partner, Ascension Ventures

  • Arya

    Founder and CEO, FutureBricks

  • Tim

    Founder, Atech

  • Ariane Bouché

    Sales Consultant, Capita

  • Peter
  • Tim

    Senior Research Scientist, Refinitiv

Venue

The Anthologist

58 Gresham Street, EC2V 7BB
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Peter Davies is CEO and Founder of Green Running, creators of smart home product Verv, a clever home energy assistant that gives you intelligent information about your home appliances, helping you to tackle your electricity bills, reduce your carbon footprint and keep your home safe. Backed by Centrica and part of the Google launchpad programme, Verv have raised $5.5m to date, including £1m via Crowdcube just before Christmas. Currently creating the UK’s first peer-to-peer energy trading system by integrating blockchain into Verv, Peter will be sharing all on using AI and blockchain to build a smart home technology business.

This dinner is perfect for…
Startup founders and those working in startups and early-stage growth businesses focused on sustainability, AI, blockchain or smart tech.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at hello@tablecrowd.com to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!

The dinner conversation will be…
Peter Davies is a serial entrepreneur, blockchain specialist and seasoned event speaker. Take this opportunity to hear from Peter on using AI & blockchain to build a smart home tech business with sustainability at its heart. Peter will be sharing all on:
✓ Using AI and blockchain to build a smart home technology business.
✓ Building a business with sustainability at it’s core.
✓ Key advice and tips on raising investment.
✓ The story of Verv and the key lessons learnt along the way.
Expect to leave with ideas and inspiration for your own business.

Who is Peter Davies?
Peter Davies is the CEO and Founder of Green Running, creators of smart home product Verv, a clever home energy assistant that gives you intelligent information about your home appliances. Awarded Innovator of the Year at the 2016 Business Green Technology awards, Peter is a serial entrepreneur, blockchain specialist, LabVIEW expert and tech enthusiast who is on a mission to create positive social change through innovative technology.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.

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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.

Peter Davies is the CEO and Founder of Green Running, creators of smart home product Verv, a clever home energy assistant that gives you intelligent information about your home appliances. Awarded Innovator of the Year at the 2016 Business Green Technology awards, Peter is a serial entrepreneur, blockchain specialist, LabVIEW expert and tech enthusiast who is on a mission to create positive social change through innovative technology.

Machine learning experts in the energy sector and creators of an AI-based smart hub, Verv uses artificial intelligence to provide advanced insights into individual appliance usage and condition. Facilitated by the Verv hub, they have also developed a blockchain-based peer-to-peer energy trading system, that generates advanced energy consumption and production forecasts and are running a field trial on London social housing, in collaboration with Repowering London, and backed by a government grant.

Peter, a serial entrepreneur with an engineering background also founded Austin Consultants, the UK’s highest certified LabVIEW Consultancy specialising in automated test, measurement and control systems for aerospace and automotive industries. Peter is also co-founder of the European Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM) conference, now in its fourth year and organiser of the London LabVIEW user group.

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.

One of 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.

The Ambassador for our Sustainability Community is Natasha Terinova, who is fiercely passionate about the sector.

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

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