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November
02
Wednesday
6:45pm
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Dine with Treatwell: the rise of BeautyTech

at Jamie's Italian Piccadilly, Soho (map)

Who's coming

  • Nidhima

    Founder & CEO, MyBeautyMatches.com

  • James

    App founder/CEO/Developer

  • Aneka

    Director , The Opulux Lifestyle

  • Iglika

    Founder, CEO, USPAAH

  • Renee

    Founder, Laniakea London

  • Dani

    Managing Director, Local Fame

  • Camron

    Founder, OneLane app

  • Claire

    TableCrowd: COO and Chief Host, TableCrowd

  • Claudia

    Founding Owner, Claudia Fallah Cosmetics Ltd. Referred to in the press as one of London's 'best kept secrets', Claudia Fallah Cosmetics Ltd

  • Beth

    Junior reporter, Tech City News

  • Kuljit

    Founder | Online Marketplace | Start-Up

  • Sanela

    Founder, Saint Iris Adriatica

  • Lopo

    Founder and CEO, Treatwell

  • Giorgiana

    Managing Director, Belle

  • Christoper

    360Appointments

  • Eimantas

    Entrepreneur & growth hacker, Veleza

  • Sabrina

    CTO & co-founder, Belle

  • Aurelija

    Product Manager, Veleza

  • Oliver

    Founder, Cornerstone

  • Ophelia

    --, Treatwell

  • Harpal

    MD Harpal Clinic London

  • Marie

    Founder, Gallinee

Venue

Jamie's Italian Piccadilly

17 Denman Street, London W1D 7HW

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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Lopo Champalimaud is founder & CEO at Treatwell (the new name for Wahanda), Europe’s largest hair and beauty marketplace, employing over 500 people across Europe. Treatwell has 30,000 salons and spas listed and more than 10 million people booking their hair and beauty through its platform every year.

This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, marketers and others working or interested in the beauty or tech sectors.

The dinner conversation will be…
All things BeautyTech! Treatwell has brought the hair and beauty industry into the digital age, so Lopo is perfectly placed to talk all things BeautyTech, including:
✓ Is London the new BeautyTech capital of the world?
✓ Why has the beauty sector been slow to emerge as a rich picking ground for tech investors?
✓ Why is 2017 the year for BeautyTech?
✓ With projected turnover of €100m in 2016, what’s next for Treatwell?
Join us for this unique opportunity to meet Lopo over dinner where he'll be sharing his experiences, as well as valuable tips that will help guide your digital strategy.

Who’s Lopo Champalimaud?
Lopo is the Founder and CEO of Treatwell. Prior to founding Wahanda in 2008, Lopo was MD of Lifestyle at Lastminute.com, and the founder of two successful data and CRM start-ups in NYC.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine plus highly curated and relevant networking.

Our co-host
We're excited that Nidhima Kohli, founder of MyBeautyMatches will be co-hosting on the night.

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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.

Lopo is the Founder and CEO of Treatwell, Europe’s largest hair and beauty marketplace. The company, which is headquartered in London, has over 10 million appointments made through its online bookings platform annually, it employs over 500 people and has over 30,000 spas and salons using its service, with 1,500 new ones joining each month. Projected turnover for 2016 is €100m.

Back in 2008, Treatwell started its journey as a ‘daily deals site’ called Wahanda. Offering dramatically reduced prices on haircuts and beauty treatments, it rapidly grew to becoming the third largest ‘daily deals’ provider in the UK. Lopo however, saw the opportunity to pivot the business and shift to a more sustainable model – moving away from an impulse buy business offering, to one that has brought the hair and beauty industry into the digital age by allowing people to book regular beauty treatments at a time and venue that suits them, as well as providing a platform that supports spas and salons wanting to increase their yield and customer base.

At the start of the year (Jan 2016) the company rebranded following a major European expansion campaign that included five acquisitions over nine months – changing its name from Wahanda to Treatwell. The company now has a product offering in ten countries; it is aiming to have a leading presence in 20 countries within the next four years.

​Raised in Lisbon and Montreal, Lopo studied at McGill University before moving into banking and private equity with Pictet and Wand Investments. Prior to founding Wahanda in 2008, Lopo was MD of Lifestyle at Lastminute.com, and the founder of two successful data and CRM start-ups in NYC.

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

Delicious 2 course dinner with wine.

Starter:

* Pate Bruschetta - silky smooth free-range chicken- liver pate with pancetta, vin santo & Parmesan
* Tomato & ricotta Bruschetta - slow-roasted cherry tomatoes, whipped buffalo ricotta, basil & extra virgin olive oil

Main :

* Turbo Penne Arrabbiata - a fiery tomato sauce with garlic, basil, Scotch bonnet chillies, Bella Lodi & herby breadcrumbs
* Spicy Sausage Casarecce - free-range pork & fennel sausage ragu with British Cobble Lane 'nduja, served with herby breadcrumbs & shaved Parmesan
*Gennaro's Chicken Primavera - Chargrilled & butterflied free-range chicken breast served with peas, beans, courgette & a hazelnut & lovage pesto

We're excited that Nidhima Kohli, founder of MyBeautyMatches will be co-hosting on the night.

This dinner is also hosted by Claire, one of TableCrowd's wonderful hosts. She'll be looking after you on the night.

Claire is our new COO and Chief Chatter. She is hugely passionate about entrepreneurship starting her career with global fresh produce entrepreneurs at Tesco and then micro entrepreneurs in East Africa as CEO of a charity. Having hosted over 50 dinners for TableCrowd and 100 volunteer events for Grow Movement Claire adds a natural sparkle to our events.

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

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