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Dine with Andrei Brasoveanu, early stage investor at Accel: What I look for in the companies I invest in

at Obica - Poland St, Soho (map)

Who's coming

  • James

    Principal, Belflin

  • Stephen

    Management Consultant, PwC

  • Leigh

    Founder, Hello HR

  • Claire

    CEO, Grow Movement

  • Nikos

    Co-Founder, Gameplai

  • Georgios

    Product Manager, OpenBet

  • Alex

    Founder & MD, 93digital

  • Host

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Michael

    CEO, CIO, ClearMacro

  • Brian

    Chief Commercial Officer, Sentenial. Innovative Payment Solutions & Partnerships

  • Louise

    --, Platinum Property Partners, Rochefort 8 Ltd

  • Peter

    Managing Director, Huge

  • Alex

    Founder & CEO, PressUp

  • Sri Kannan

    Founder and CEO, GameBench

  • Camron

    Founder, OneLane app

  • Andrei

    Venture Team, Accel Partners

  • Patrick

    Founder, CEO, Texuna Technologies Limited

  • Aminur

    CEO, Volar

  • Maria
  • James

    Co-Founder - Chief Commercial Officer, Virtual Walkthrough

  • Isabelle

    Senior Business Analyst, Acquisition Finance & Strategy, NBCUniversal, Inc.

  • Stephanie

    Business Development Manager , Hudson McKenzie

  • Lin

    emerging markets

  • Benn +1

    CEO, Playabl

  • Jostein

    Successful serial entrepreneur in digital media, ecommerce and online financial services, FMB Development Ltd


Obica - Poland St

19-20 Poland Street, London, W1F 8QF


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We’ll enjoy dinner, drinks & a chance to meet fellow entrepreneurs, followed by an after-dinner talk and informal Q&A with Andrei Brasoveanu. Andrei will talk about what he looks for in the companies he invests in.

Andrei focuses on on software, data and fintech businesses at Accel.

Founded in 1983, Accel Partners has a long history of partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs and management teams to build world-class businesses. Accel today invests globally using dedicated teams and market-specific strategies for local geographies, with offices in Palo Alto, New York City, London and Bangalore.

Accel has helped entrepreneurs build over 300 successful companies, many of which have defined their categories, including Alfresco, Angry Birds (Rovio), Atlassian, Cloudera, ComScore, Dropbox, Facebook, Gameforge, Groupon, Imperva, Kayak, Nimble Storage, Playfish, QlikTech, Spotify, Supercell and Varonis, Deliveroo, GoCardless and

Take this chance to meet Andrei 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 (Get Taxi!) on first download of the app. Details on the night.

Andrei Brasoveanu joined Accel in 2014 and focuses on software, data and fintech businesses.

Prior to Accel, Andrei worked with Foundation Capital and KCG, the largest equities high frequency trading firm in the US. Previously, he helped build an algorithmic trading startup on Wall Street focused on commodity futures.

Andrei grew up in Romania and graduated from Princeton and Harvard Business School.

Please pre-order your meal here

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

~ Main ~
> Lasagna - Homemade beef ragù lasagne made with mozzarella di bufala
> La margherita di Obicà - Pizza with organic tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala
and fresh basil (v)
> Parmigiana di melanzane- Grilled aubergine, organic tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala and parmesan. (it is like a vegetarian lasagne, instead of pasta it is made with aubergines)
> Spaghettoni cacio e pepe - Spaghettoni from Gragnano with pecorino, Romano DOP and black pepper

~ Dessert ~
> Panna Cotta All'Amaretto - made with amaretto liqueur and orange zest.
> Torta di Capri - Warm chocolate & almond cake served with fior di latte ice cream
> Torta di ricotta di bufala e pere - Light ricotta di bufala & pear cheesecake

~ Wine & soft drinks ~

This dinner is hosted by one of TableCrowd's wonderful hosts. She'll 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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