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May
15
Monday
6:45pm
29041

Dine with Michael Kent, Co-Founder of Azimo: building Europe’s largest independent money transfer company

at The Modern Pantry, Clerkenwell (map)

Who's coming

  • Ana

    Founder, SC

  • Alex

    Founder & MD, 93digital

  • Brian

    Chief Commercial Officer, Sentenial. Innovative Payment Solutions & Partnerships

  • Camron

    Founder, OneLane app

  • Gil

    Pioneering Fastest growing Retiremet Lifestyle Market- Active 50+ Retirement Holiday Living Community Resorts, summers Villages

  • Violeta

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Houda
  • Binh

    Product lead, Credit card, Zopa

  • Dan

    Principal, Feeney Ventures

  • Ryan

    Videographer, Williams Lea

  • Denisa

    Head of Business Development, MindX

  • Michael

    Founder, Azimo

  • Daniel

    CMO, Inspiring Interns

  • Chris

    Global Marketing Manager, Barclays: Rise

  • Magdalena

    Head of Rise London and VP Open Innovation, Barclays

  • Luigi

    Corporate Debt Capital Markets Senior Origination, Commerzbank

  • Burak

    Managing Director, Barclays

  • Ben

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Venue

The Modern Pantry

International
47 - 48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Michael Kent is co-founder and CEO at Azimo, Europe’s largest online international money transfer company, active in 198 countries, that challenges the old fashioned, expensive ways of moving your money around the world. Azimo are one of the fastest growing companies in the global fintech space, disrupting the $690bn remittance industry to democratise access to financial services globally. Azimo have, to date, raised approx $46.5M in 5 rounds to further scale internationally. Michael will be sharing the Azimo story - with all its twists and turns!

This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, CEOs & management level in fintech.
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…
Michael has spent the last decade building successful businesses in the consumer financial services industry, so is perfectly placed to speak about:
✓ Challenging the status quo and leading change in the financial services sector.
✓ The Azimo story – how they did it! And what’s next.
✓ Scaling a fintech business internationally.
✓ Raising investment.
Michael is a fantastic speaker and storyteller, he’s down to earth and honest and we’re so excited to welcome him back! You’ll leave the table with invaluable advice from a brilliant entrepreneur, as well as having had a chance to chat to your peers informally about what you’re working on.

Who is Michael Kent?
Michael Kent is the co-founder and CEO at Azimo, Europe’s largest online international money transfer company. Michael began his career in financial service practice at Accenture, before moving onto hold M&A positions at WPP and News Corp before. He then founded the Small World Financial Services Group, which he grew from inception to be Europe’s largest independent money transfer company with over $4.5bn annual transaction volume. Michael also works as a partner of a private equity investment firm focused on technology-enabled, customer-centric financial services. He went to Cambridge University and INSEAD.

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.

Michael Kent is the co-founder and CEO at Azimo, Europe’s largest online international money transfer company.

After beginning his career in financial service practice at Accenture, Michael held senior positions M&A positions at WPP and News Corp before founding the Small World Financial Services Group. He grew the business from inception to be Europe’s largest independent money transfer company with over $4.5bn annual transaction volume. He went to Cambridge University and INSEAD.

Founded in 2012, Azimo are one of the fastest growing companies in the global fintech space, disrupting the $690bn remittance industry to democratise access to financial services globally. Azimo have currently raised around $46.5M in 5 rounds to further scale.

With Azimo, Michael wants to make sending money faster, safer, and drastically less expensive for everyone.

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.

Grilled aubergine, yuzu & tamari dressing, crispy shallots (Vegan/GF)

Scottish salmon ceviche, Iranian lime & kalamansi dressing, tomatillo, plantain crisps (GF)

Camargue red rice, roast yellow & green courgette, avocado & mint salad, smoked paprika & cabernet sauvignon vinegar dressing, za’atar Brazil nut crumb (Vegan/GF)(starter or main)

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Thai yellow vegetable curry, steamed brown rice, chicory, peanuts, lime (Vegan/GF)

Panko chicken escalope, sautéed wild garlic, leek & yuzu puree, bacon & mustard sauce

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.

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