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Your seed round: Angels, Crowdfunding or VCs?

at The Clerk and Well, Clerkenwell / Farringdon (map)

Who's coming

  • James

    Chartered Accountant and Business Advisor, Wellers

  • Ben

    Founder and CEO, Clipsta

  • Tim

    General Partner, Walking Ventures

  • Maria

    MD, Inonectima Media

  • John

    CEO, MyGravity

  • Kate

    Founder, Mile5

  • Greg

    Co Founder, Weengs

  • Steven

    Director, Swapforex

  • Chris

    Co-founder, Project X Fitness

  • Jason

    Founder, Cultisan

  • Host

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Caleb

    CEO, Bold

  • Alex

    Co-founder & CTO, Weengs

  • Alex

    Founder & CEO, PressUp

  • Matthew

    MD, The Lucid Agency

  • Duncan

    Account Manager , Gartner

  • Dani

    Managing Director, Local Fame

  • Anton

    CFO & Co-Founder, Fantastic Services

  • Caroline

    Legal Mentor and Entrepreneur, Ignition Law; WellFed Food

  • Mike

    Head of Product, Scrummy

  • Andy

    CEO, Buto

  • Mark

    Managing Director, Big Button

  • Maximilian +1

    --, Custom

  • Rasmus

    Executive brand advisor , Independent

  • Katerina

    Founder, Oxford Heartbeat

Waiting List


The Clerk and Well

156 Clerkenwell Road, London, EC1R 5DU


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Join us for dinner, drinks & a chance to meet fellow entrepreneurs, followed by an after-dinner talk and informal Q&A with Tim Jackson, who’ll be talking about money! And how to decide whether to raise money from VCs, angels, crowdfunding networks or platforms.

Tim Jackson, 49, is a partner at Lean Investments and leader of Europe's biggest AngelList syndicate, will give advice to startups that have a product but need money to scale it.

Tim Jackson is a VC and seed investor, who was formerly an entrepreneur with a $2bn exit and a journalist with The Economist and the Financial Times, where he wrote a column on web business models for seven years.

He runs the largest AngelList syndicate in Europe, as well as a top seed fund.

Take this chance to meet Tim and to talk to him 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 (formally Get Taxi) on first download of the app. Details on the night.

Tim Jackson, 49, is partner at Lean Investments and one of Europe’s leading technology entrepreneurs, investors and commentators.

He has been an active early-stage investor since 2000 and an advisor and non-executive director to a number of private companies.

He served as managing director of a $700m European technology venture fund formed by the Carlyle Group, a US private equity firm.

Formerly he was founder and chief executive of QXL, which went to IPO on the Nasdaq and the London Stock Exchange and was sold 2007 for $1.9 billion.

He wrote a weekly technology column for the Financial Times for seven years, was previously on the staff of The Economist, and served as a foreign correspondent and bureau chief in Tokyo and Brussels.

He read PPE at Oxford, and is the author of three business books.

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

Served in a sharing style:

> Vegetable spring rolls with sweet chilli
> Edamame with sea salt
> Crispy duck rolls with hoisin sauce
> Pork Ribs with yuzu & chilli sauce
> Seared beef salad with chilli lime dressing
> Beef bulgogi skewers with lemongrass & peanut sauce
> Beef bo luc lac with mushroom & lettuce cups
> Thai chilli chicken with mixed peppers tamarind & onions
> Vegetable Thai green curry
> Sizzling sambal prawns with tomatoes, green beans & onions
> Steamed Mixed vegetables with oyster sauce and shaoxing
> Jasmine rice
Wine & soft drinks

One of TableCrowd's wonderful hosts will be looking after you on the night.

For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at

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