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Dine with Forward Partners: turning an idea into a valuable business within 12 months

at The Anthologist, The City (map)

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The Anthologist

Modern European
58 Gresham Street, London, City of London, UK, EC2V 7BB

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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 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.

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

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

Delicious 2 course dinner with wine.


Chicken satay, peanut sauce

Prawn lollipops, sweet chilli & soy

Salted ricotta, summer beets, toasted almonds (v)

Crispy squid, lemon mayonnaise


Thai coconut curry with chicken, basmati rice

Cheese burger, 8oz british beef, lettuce, tomato, mayo & chips

Quinoa bowl, avocado, edamame beans, spinach, pomegranate, lemon (v)

Fish pie, cheddar potato crust

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

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