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March
20
Tuesday
6:45pm
29041

Dine with VC Investor at Eight Roads Ventures: what they look for when they invest

at The Modern Pantry, Clerkenwell (map)

Who's coming

  • Elliot

    Senior Associate, CMS

  • Swen

    --, FTV Ltd.

  • Upile

    Co-Founder, AuctionShelter

  • Arun

    Founder, Fuudies

  • Josie

    TableCrowd

  • Murat

    Country Advisor, Invest in Turkey

  • Daphnée

    Founder , The Unibox

  • Rebecca

    Founder, VenueScanner

  • Eduardo

    Founder, Excuses to Meet

  • Nitin

    Founder, CEO, Currentiax

  • Melissa

    Finance and Operations Lead, myrecovery

  • Elie
  • Dominic

    Investor, Eight Roads

  • Joshua

    Founder, Virtual Store Trials

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…
Dominic Reardon is a VC Investor at Eight Roads Ventures, a global venture capital firm that backs entrepreneurs with aspiration for greatness. Together with associated funds, they manage $3.6b of capital across offices in the UK, India, China, Japan and the US.

What they invest in…
Eight Roads is an early-growth “scale-up” specialist. Eight Roads looks to deploy US$5m - $25m in their first cheque, and follow on in future rounds. The team of 10 in London invest in software & internet businesses broadly, with deep experience in consumer marketplaces & eCom, FinTech, B2B SaaS, infrastructure, DevOps, and cybersecurity.

Their Investment Portfolio Includes…
A near 50-year history of investing includes partnerships with companies such as Alibaba, Appsflyer, CloudByte, Cúram, Future Advisor, InnoGames, iPipeline, Kensho, Made.com, Manthan Systems, Metaps, Neo Technology, Nuance, Ping Identity, Prosper, Treatwell, Recurly, Wallapop and Xoom.

This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, CEOs and management working for tech companies.
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…
Having worked in both the Australasian and European VC industries, Dominic is well placed to speak about:
✓ How to think about scale-up funding rounds , and the strategies to get the most out of one
✓ The pros and cons of the various funding sources available to founders
✓ How the European investment market compares to the Australasian VC market
✓ Real stories and anecdotes from investments he has and hasn’t made
✓ What Eight Roads look for in its companies, and the ways it helps its portfolio
Take this chance to meet with Dominic, to find out more about the VC industry, to understand more about what can make or break an investment deal and to talk to him and your fellow diners informally over dinner about what you’re working on.

Who is Dominic Reardon?
Dominic Reardon joined Eight Roads in July 2017 after a spell working in venture capital in Australia where he worked for AirTree Ventures. At Eight Roads he works on a range of investments with a focus on B2B software and FinTech. Dominic is keen to hear from any software & internet company looking for investment, but is especially excited by how a paradigm shift in enabling technology is supporting amazing new B2B tools.

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.

Dominic Reardon joined Eight Roads in July 2017 after a spell working in venture capital in Australia where he worked for AirTree Ventures. At Eight Roads he works on a range of investments with a focus on B2B software and FinTech.

Dominic is keen to hear from any software & internet company looking for investment, but is especially excited by how a paradigm shift in enabling technology is supporting amazing new B2B tools.

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.

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

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