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May
08
Monday
6:45pm
29041

Dine with Joe Krancki, Partner at investment firm Frog Capital: transitioning from startup to scaleup

at The Modern Pantry, Clerkenwell (map)

Who's coming

  • Mike

    MD Founder, Wicked Uncle

  • Ben

    Founder & Managing Director, Inspire Digital

  • Amanda

    Chief Operating Officer, Beringar

  • Joe
  • Natasha
  • Mary Louise

    Managing Director, Rapporta

  • Violeta

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Alan

    --, Mazars

  • Henry Palmer

    Co-founder, Elephant Gin | Outset

  • Priyanka

    Founder, Join Highbrow

  • Denisa

    Head of Business Development, MindX

  • Chris

    Marketer & Founder

  • Mark

    Entrepeneur, DoorstepAgents.com

  • Mark

    Lead Developer, Movebubble

  • Peter

    Business coach, Uminova Innovation

  • Ben

    Managing Director, Burson Marsteller

  • Dusica

    Founder , Stizzbuzz.com

Venue

The Modern Pantry

International
47 - 48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ
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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Joe Krancki is a Partner at leading growth capital investment firm Frog Capital. Frog invests in european high growth scaleup stage tech companies, with specific focus on the consumer, financial and business service sectors. Frog have invested in over 100 companies and in the last five years have exited companies with a total transaction value over €1b. Their impressive portfolio includes recent key investments in Dealflo, DynamicAction, Azimo, Skimlinks and EDITED, to name just a few. Joe will be speaking about the importance of transitioning from a startup to scaleup.

This dinner is perfect for…
Founders and CEOs of startups and scaleups in the consumer, financial and business service sectors.

The dinner conversation will be…
Joe has a wealth of experience in leading Frog investments, so is perfectly placed to speak about:
✓ How to prepare yourself as a startup founder when transitioning to a scaleup.
✓ Key startup to scaleup transition challenges you will face and how to address them.
✓ What a startup should expect in terms of commitment from a VC investor.
✓ Current trends in the consumer, financial and business service sectors.
Expect an honest and insightful view of the current investment market, to talk to Joe about your own business and challenges, as well as the opportunity to speak to your business peers informally over dinner.

Who is Joe Krancki?
Joe joined Frog in 2009 and was promoted to Partner in 2015. Joe led the investment in EDITED and represents Frog as a Non-Executive Director on the Board. Joe is also a Non-Executive Director of Mediatonic and a Board Observer at OrderDynamics, Scoota, Rated People and Skimlinks. Joe leads Frog’s collaboration with the London Business School on the TELL Series, serving as an Advisory Board Member since 2010.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine 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.

Joe Krancki joined Frog in 2009 and was promoted to Partner in 2015. Joe led the investment in EDITED and represents Frog as a Non-Executive Director on the Board. Joe is also a Non-Executive Director of Mediatonic and a Board Observer at OrderDynamics, Scoota, Rated People and Skimlinks. Joe leads Frog’s collaboration with the London Business School on the TELL Series, serving as an Advisory Board Member since 2010.

Prior to Frog, Joe gained experience working at 3i with Mike, and at Jefferies in their Technology Investment Banking team. Previously, he worked as a consultant for seven years, advising and executing large-scale IT projects. Joe began his career at Ernst & Young in Chicago.

Joe holds an MBA from London Business School and a BSc with Distinction and an MSc in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Violeta, 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.

Violeta fell into the world of start-ups after joining global media agency Starcom Mediavest group to work on their NextTECHnow initiative. She now works to connect big brands with entrepreneurs - particularly in the areas of mobile, content, data, and social.

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

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.

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