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October
09
Wednesday
6:45pm
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Dine with Investment Director at Wharton Asset Management Company: investing from pre-seed to series B and pre-IPO

at The Yorkshire Grey, Holborn (map)

Who's coming

  • Claire

    TableCrowd: COO and Chief Host, TableCrowd

  • Nikita

    Founder of Road.Travel (awarded by Porsche and Volkswagen), Timescenery

  • Tyler

    Amazon Tickets - Category Leader

  • Greg

    Founder / Advisor

  • Bhavin

    Founder , PerDoc

  • Mhorag

    CEO and Founder, Harbour84

  • Martin Gorm

Venue

The Yorkshire Grey

2 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8PN
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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Eva Tarasova, Investment Director at Wharton Asset Management Company, a private single family office established in London in 1992. Wharton AM looks after a diversified direct global venture capital and private equity portfolio, with their current portfolio spread across the US, Canada, Africa, Europe and all the way to Pakistan.

What Wharton Asset Management Company invests in…
Wharton AM investments in sectors ranging from highly innovative healthcare, biotech and high tech (particularly AI), to more traditional consumer goods as well infrastructure. The firm has four major strategies: founding/incubating, investing from pre-seed to series B and pre-IPO as well traditional private equity on MBO, LBO and infrastructure projects.

Wharton Asset Management Company portfolio Includes…
As part of their in-house incubation/founding program, in the last 3 years team at Wharton has founded and funded a number of startups in sectors such as fintech, security and life sciences. Their portfolio comprises over 60 companies including Simba sleep, superawesome, Rexgenero and medisieve.

This dinner is perfect for…
Startup founders and management level at startups working for tech businesses.
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…
Eva is responsible for sourcing deal flow at Wharton AM, so this is a perfect opportunity to meet with Eva who will be talking about:
✓ Investing from pre-seed to series B and pre-IPO.
✓ Finding investable deal flow.
✓ How a startup should successfully connect with an investor.
✓ Key lessons learnt from working with their investment portfolio.
✓ Reason why your startup will not be investable.

Who is Eva Tarasova?
Eva Tarasova is the Communications and Investment Director at Wharton Asset Management Company, a private single family office. Eva leads cross sector origination, analysis and development of investment opportunities. Eva works with the principal to source and execute investment opportunities with investment sizes ranging from 500k to 20m, works to enhance revenue on existing investments, and engages with private equity, venture capital and other family offices sourcing deal flow, fundraising and developing co-investments opportunities.

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. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.

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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.

If you book a place and then can't make it, please make sure you tell us. An empty place at the table with your name card is not a great start to dinner!

Eva Tarasova is the Communications and Investment Director at Wharton Asset Management Company, a private single family office. Eva leads cross sector origination, analysis and development of investment opportunities. Eva works with the principal to source and execute investment opportunities with investment sizes ranging from 500k to 20m, works to enhance revenue on existing investments, and engages with private equity, venture capital and other family offices sourcing deal flow, fundraising and developing co-investments opportunities.

Eva is an outstanding networker and with excellent relationship management skills, a brilliant team leader and challenge taker!

Wharton AM has a very hands-on approach and is always on the lookout for the next big thing that could change the lives of millions of people. They look for passionate founders with the skills and desire to succeed, providing them with access to smart capital and the help they need to achieve their goals. Technology forms one of the largest areas of interest and portfolio allocation with a particular area of focus in disruptive technologies with the potential to become market leading or create new markets.

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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