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May
31
Wednesday
6:45pm
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Dine with Director of Angel Investment Network: angels, VCs or crowdfunding?

at The Driver, Kings Cross (map)

Who's coming

  • Chris

    Founder and CEO, Veyring

  • Neil

    CEO

  • Julia

    Founder - i2i, a social/dating app just launched for the new age

  • Vincent

    Co-founder, Unocodrinks

  • Mary Louise

    Managing Director, Rapporta

  • Bryan

    CEO & CTO, Silver Curve Ltd

  • Josie

    TableCrowd

  • Ollie

    CEO, CycleBar UK

  • Yanting

    Founder, Talent Trending Limited

  • Chris

    Marketer & Founder

  • Rebecca

    Founder, VenueScanner

  • Amine

    C.E.O & Founder, Tramonex

  • Mike

    Cofounder, fastgardener

  • Xavier

    Director, Angel Investment Network

  • Omar

    Student/ Co-Founder, LSE/ Broken Mirror Ldn

  • Samuel

    CEO & Co-Founder, Homerun

  • Benjy

    Founder, VenueScanner

  • Suli

    Director, DC Advisory

Venue

The Driver

International
2 - 4 Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, London, North London, UK, N1 9RY
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Started by:
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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Xavier Ballester is the Director of the Angel Investment Network's broking division AIN Scout, which in just over 5 years has helped 130 businesses raise around £35 million. The Angel Investment Network is a platform connecting new businesses with angel investors. AIN is the largest angel network in the world, with an angel network in 80+ countries and at last recorded count has 625,000+ registered users. When it comes to funding, it’s a minefield out there! Xavier will talk about navigating and determining which route is right for you, your business and the stage you are at.

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.

The dinner conversation will be…
Xavier has a wealth of investment experience and day-in-day-out meets dynamic teams with great ideas and passion for what they. He is therefore perfectly placed to speak about:
✓ The key differences between angel investment and VC investment
✓ The ways angels and VCs think differently.
✓ When crowdfunding is the right route.
✓ Choosing the right investment partner for your business.
Take this opportunity to meet Xavier and to gain a deeper understanding of the available funding options – as well as to build a stronger network of other business owners.

Who is Xavier Ballester?
Xavier Ballester is the Director of Angel Investment Network's broking division: AIN Scout. In just over 5 years they have helped 130 startups and expanding companies raise around £35 million. They are always on the lookout for dynamic teams with great ideas and passion for what they do. They have a network of 40 websites covering 80+ countries - the largest angel network in the world.

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.

Xavier Ballester is the Director of Angel Investment Network's broking division: AIN Scout. In just over 5 years they have helped 130 startups and expanding companies companies raise around £35 million. They are always on the lookout for dynamic teams with great ideas and passion for what they do. They have a network of 40 websites covering 80+ countries - the largest angel network in the world.

The Angel Investment Network was set up in 2004 to give entrepreneurs and investors a platform that streamlines the whole funding process.

Xavier also runs the Angel Investment Network property division that helps property developers across the UK raise money for development projects.

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

GRILLED GOAT'S CHEESE

Pickled beetroot, roasted mix nuts, squash, raspberry vinaigrette

GRILLED CHORIZO SALAD

Avocado & cherry tomato salad with halloumi, rocket and honey mustard dressing

SEARED QUEEN SCALLOPS

Butternut squash puree, Serrano ham, basil oil

MAINS

HONEY CHILLI CHICKEN

Coriander, sweet potato, pak choi, pineapple salsa.

FISHCAKE

Thai style fishcake, rocket and mooli salad, homemade fries

MUSHROOMS & FENNEL RISOTTO

Topped with cambozola pine nuts, rocket & parmesan

Josie, 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.

Josie is our Researcher at TableCrowd, she researches people, trends and events in entrepreneurship. Before joining TableCrowd, Josie studied Literature at Oxford University and she uses her creative flair to draw all our individualised place cards. She has done over a thousand to date.

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

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