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July
24
Monday
6:45pm
53754

Dine with co-founder and CEO of Perkbox: how 3 business pivots resulted in a 45x return

at The Anthologist, The City (map)

Venue

The Anthologist

Modern European
58 Gresham Street, London, City of London, UK, EC2V 7BB
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Saurav Chopra is co-founder and CEO at Perkbox, the UK's leading employee and customer engagement platform. Perkbox secured over £4m last year through equity crowdfunding and recently opened a second office in Sheffield. Since their launch in January 2015, they have attracted hundreds of thousands of paying members, ranging from SMEs to large corporations, including British Gas and BUPA. However success was not always guaranteed and Saurav will share all on their business journey to date, highlighting the importance of pivoting the business three times, in ensuring their current market position and forecasted £30m turnover.

This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, CEOs and management level.
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…
Earlier in his startup career, Saurav was very much immersed in the Silicon Valley ecosystem and gained a strong understanding of how tech ventures were incubated and scaled. He is therefore perfectly placed to speak about:
✓ How 3 Perkbox pivots resulted in a 45x return and a forecast £30m turnover this year.
✓ Scaling a business, balancing investment and equity decisions.
✓ Key points on the Perkbox journey - From making brave decisions, managing spend, to hiring key personnel.
✓ Trends in SMEs with employee happiness and rewards.
Take this opportunity to learn from Saurav on the importance of making big business decisions. Understand more about how a successful pivot can occur, the positive message it can send, and how Perkbox used these pivots to, over time, scale the business to a forecasted £30m in turnover.

Who is Saurav Chopra?
Saurav Chopra is the co-founder and CEO at Perkbox, the UK's leading employee and customer engagement platform, helping businesses connect and engage with the audience most important to them. Early his career, Saurav spent ten years in global business development roles with Deloitte, Yahoo and VC backed startups Bytemobile - a mobile and web optimisation service for mobile operators, and Amobee - a digital marketing solutions service.

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.

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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.

Saurav Chopra is the co-founder and CEO at Perkbox, the UK's leading employee and customer engagement platform helping businesses connect and engage with the audience most important to them.

Early his career, Saurav spent ten years in global business development roles with Deloitte, Yahoo and VC backed startups Bytemobile - a mobile and web optimisation service for mobile operators, and Amobee - a digital marketing solutions service.

Born in Delhi to a family of business owners, Saurav gained an early passion for technology, going on to read Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology before acquiring an MBA in Management of Technology at University of California, Berkeley, and a further MBA in Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the London Business School.

As part of the MBA, Saurav became immersed in the Silicon Valley ecosystem and gained a valuable understanding of how technology ventures were incubated and scaled.

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.

2 course dinner with wine or soft drinks.

STARTERS

Chicken satay, peanut sauce

Scotch egg, chorizo & paprika mayonnaise

Broad bean & ricotta, on bruschetta (v)

Crispy squid, lemon mayonnaise

MAINS

Fish & Chips, mushy peas, tartare sauce

Crispy duck salad, cucumber, wonton, peanuts & hoisin

Hot smoked salmon salad, watercress, poached egg garlic croutons

Thai coconut curry, chicken, basmati rice (can also be vegetarian)

Aneka, 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.

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!

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

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