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Dine with Diane Perlman, Global CMO at MassChallenge

at Piccolino, Shoreditch/ City (map)

Who's coming

  • Oleg

    Co-Founder, Guidelighter

  • Juhi

    Business Development , Cyber-Security

  • Tim

    Managing Director, Fly Marketing

  • Priyam


  • Daniela

    Founder, Castellano

  • Chris

    Co-founder, Project X Fitness

  • Gal
  • Host

    Co Founder, TableCrowd Talent

  • Richard

    Co-founder, OttaVivo Ltd

  • Mark

    Co-founder, Amondo Ltd

  • Denise


  • Diane

    Global CMO, MassChallenge

  • Rory

    Founder, The Good Blend

  • Abidemi

    Global Content Strategy Director, MassChallenge



11 Exchange Square, Broadgate, EC2A 2BR


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Join us for dinner, drinks & a chance to meet fellow startups, followed by an after-dinner talk and informal Q&A with Diane Perlman, Global CMO at MassChallenge.

MassChallenge is the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, they provide startups with the access and resources they need to succeed - from free office space to mentoring, workshops and global network access.

MassChallenge accelerates over 300 startups per year across their accelerators in Boston, London, Jerusalem, Lausanne, and Mexico City. In London, the next round of applications open on 19th May.

Diane will be talking after dinner about the opportunities with MassChallenge and how they help startups win, and well as sharing insights and experience from working with a range of startups from different industries at both MassChallenge & Microsoft Ventures.

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.

Diane Perlman, Global CMO at MassChallenge

Tenacity and drive, and sheer determination are in Diane's DNA, so leadership and entrepreneurship come naturally to her. She's also passionate about creating and nurturing memorable brands and experiences that win mindshare and inspire customer desire and loyalty. Diane is a full-stack marketer with specific expertise in consumer marketing and branding.

She has recently joined MassChallenge, the world's largest startup accelerator and competition as their new global CMO.

Previously, she was Microsoft’s UK Startup Lead, where she founded the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator programme in London, graduating 37 startups over two years, and managed the BizSpark programme. She spent the prior 4 years at Microsoft as the UK Marketing Communications Lead for Windows Phone, including launching Windows Phone 8.

She came to the UK from the US 15 years ago on the internet bubble, as Marketing Director of a US technology startup, after shaping their name, brand, proposition and assisting in several rounds of fundraising. Subsequently, she went back to agency life, as a Group Account Director at Grey London working on the Nokia account, followed by digital agency Wheel (now LBI). Diane then set off on her own, opening virtual branding and marketing agency Branding Matters, where she consulted to startups as well as large multinationals and other agencies for 7 years before joining Microsoft. She has now come full circle back to her startup roots.

She tweets @diane_perlman

They tweet @MassChallenge & @MassChallengeUK

Please update your dietary requirements in your profile if you are vegetarian, vegan or have any allergies.

Delicious 2 course dinner with wine.


PANE ALL’AGLIO | Garlic bread, tomato & basil (v)
MINESTRONE ALLA GENOVESE | Spring vegetables, tomato & ditalini pasta, basil pesto (n) (v)
BRUSCHETTA CON FAVE E CAPRINO | Broad beans & goats cheese, toasted ciabatta (v)
CALAMARI FRITTI | Fried calamari, roast garlic mayonnaise & lemon
GAMBERONI | King prawns, chilli & lemon, toasted ciabatta
RISOTTO FUNGHI | Mushrooms, truffle oil & cheese wafer (v)
INSALATA DI CESARE | Gem lettuce, chicken, crispy pancetta & Parmesan


INSALATA BRESAOLA E PERE | Bresaola, pear, walnut, rocket & Parmesan (n)
FUSILLI PUTTANESCA CON POLLO | Chicken, tomato, chilli, anchovies & capers
LINGUINE AI GAMBERETTI | King prawns, courgette & chilli
RAVIOLI DI ASPARAGI E RICOTTA | Asparagus, ricotta, butter, Parmesan & toasted almonds (n)
PIZZA PICCANTE | Spicy Calabrian sausage, roast red pepper, tomato & mozzarella
BRANZINO | Sea bass, potatoes, black olives & capers
POLLO MILANESE | Chicken breast, Parmesan & rosemary breadcrumb, buffalo mozzarella, spaghetti pomodoro

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