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July
01
Monday
6:45pm
53754

Dine with Angel Investor, Chris Mairs: investing in AI and deep tech

at The Anthologist, The City (map)

Who's coming

Venue

The Anthologist

Modern European
58 Gresham Street, London, City of London, UK, EC2V 7BB
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Chris Mairs is a prolific angel investor and Venture Partner at Entrepreneur First. Chris has made over 85 predominantly deep tech investments since 2012 and is a leading entrepreneur. He was a co-founder and CTO of Metaswitch Networks, including a period working in Silicon Valley. He was chairman of Magic Pony Technology, acquired by Twitter for a reported $150m. Chris is always on the hunt for disruptive tech startups and will be talking about investing in AI and Deep Tech ventures.

Chris’ Investment portfolio Includes…
Recent investments in Kheiron Medical, Proportunity, AimBrain, Tractable, Phoelex, CloudNC, GTN and Flyt, to name a few.

This dinner is perfect for…
Startup founders and management level at tech startups.
This dinner is not for service providers or advisors (unless a TableCrowd partner).
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…
With a wealth of angel investment experience and a successful entrepreneurship and management background, Chris is ideally placed to share advice and knowledge with fellow tech peers and founders. Chris will be speaking about:
✓ Investing in AI and deep tech.
✓ Working in technology - the key mistakes that he has seen a wealth of tech startups make.
✓ What he looks for as an investor and the key telltale signs that will stop an investment.
✓ How to successfully reach out to an investor.
✓ Future tech trends to watch out for!

Who is Chris Mairs?
Chris is a Venture Partner at Entrepreneur First and a prolific angel investor, having made over 85 predominantly deep tech investments since 2012. He was a co-founder and CTO of Metaswitch Networks, including a period working in Silicon Valley. He was also chairman of Magic Pony Technology, acquired by Twitter for a reported $150M.

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.

Chris is a Venture Partner at Entrepreneur First and a prolific angel investor, having made over 85 predominantly deep tech investments since 2012. He was a co-founder and CTO of Metaswitch Networks, including a period working in Silicon Valley. He was also chairman of Magic Pony Technology, acquired by Twitter for a reported $150M.

Chris is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a trustee of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and an honorary fellow of Churchill college Cambridge. He was awarded a CBE in the 2014 New Year’s Honours List.

Outside work, being blind, Chris has won 3 world championships as captain of the British disabled waterski team, and competed in the 1988 Winter Paralympics. In 2017 Chris completed a 3,600 mile tandem ride across America, raising £150,000 to restore sight to over 4,000 cataract sufferers in the developing world.

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.

The Ambassador for our Future Tech sector is Arianne Bouche, who is currently a Novus Programme Consultant at Capita.

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

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