TableCrowd’s October Menu

We’ve been busy at TableCrowd HQ and we are delighted to tell you all about our dinner delights for the month! Read on…



Finance | Dine with ZEGO | October 1st – we kick off the month with Gianluca Uberti, Head of Operations at Zego. If you’re in FinTech, disruptive products, or simply want to listen to the words of wisdom from someone who has worked for Google, Rolls Royce and a number of highly successful startups this is the event for you.

Marketing | Alastair Dryburgh | October 2nd – we are joined by Alastair Dryburgh, who has vast experience in assisting businesses whose growth has stagnated or even receded. If you’re a decision maker in a business that has yet to reach its full potential, this is the dinner for you. Don’t just take our word for it – Alastair is a columnist at Forbes, who describe him as “the leading authority on strategies for resolving stuckness and reigniting growth“.

Pet-Tech | | October 8th – featuring a speaker who works in a mature industry that is finally starting to make use of modern technology – the pet industry! Christopher Cederskog, European General Manager of has over 10 years of experience in the technology industry so he truly is the best person to provide insight as to how to secure funding and grow a pet-tech business!

Fundraising | Growth Hat | October 8thCrowdfunding? Join us for dinner with Joe Carnell and Ed Prior of Growth Hat. Ed has a background in party politics, campaign management and investment proposal writing, while Joe has a great pedigree as an award-winning entrepreneur in the tech space. Together they funded Growth Hat – a specialist pre-seed and seed crowdfunding agency – earlier this year. Joe and Ed will be providing insight into whether crowdfunding is right for your business, and will share real examples from successful campaigns.

Marketing | Howard Kingston | October 9th – we are joined by Howard Kingston, with a CV full of big-name experiences, from launching a gaming company which accumulated over 20m users in just two years, to starting a business which ended up providing mobile ads for Nike and Unilever. If you want to learn digital marketing tips that you can implement immediately from someone who is in demand internationally and has a proven track record of innovative marketing – then you need to be quick, as we only have 1 or 2 seats left!!

Fundraising | Peter Cowley | October 15th – we show life from the investor, rather than the investee point of view with our speaker Peter Cowley. With a portfolio of over 60 angel investments, he certainly knows what he’s talking about. Peter is open about the fact that not all of his investments resulted in positive exits. If you attend this dinner he will share some of the key lessons he learned while building up his portfolio, including some he wishes he’d known from the very beginning.

Fashion | MD ALEXACHUNG | October 23rd – we move away from the tech sector and into fashion! We will be joined by Edwin Bonson, the MD of ALEXACHUNG. Edwin helped bring the brand to market, so can provide unique insights as to what it takes to launch a fashion brand, including selling online and working with global retailers. Importantly, Edwin will also explain some of the key mistakes to avoid when launching a brand. The fashion industry is notoriously competitive, so if you’re looking to gain an advantage over your competitors this dinner is for you.

Fundraising | Peter Cowley | October 29th – Peter Cowley must enjoy dining with TableCrowd as he returns for another dinner, this time he will be focusing on how companies can secure investment in a B2B market. As a successful Angel investor Peter has seen plenty of good and bad pitches. If you want to make sure your business stands out from the competition when attempting to secure investment, then make sure you book a place.

Tech | Pivot Power | October 29thMatt Allen is the CEO of Pivot Power, a business on a mission to accelerate the UK’s transition to a lower carbon electricity and transport future. Matt has vast experience in various parts of the energy value chain so at the dinner, he will be talking about future tech trends, commercial and grant opportunities in this green and sustainable tech sector and more! If you are building a commercial business with sustainability at its heart – this is the one for you!

Women | Speakeasy Entertainment | October 30th – we finish off the month with a ladiesonly dinner (sorry, guys), where we’re joined by Roisin Stimpson of Speakeasy Entertainment Ltd. Speakeasy operates three cocktail bars in London which are all listed in the top 100 bars in the world. The company was founded as a passion project by Roisin and her partner, so she is well placed to give you advice as to how to turn your passion project into a successful enterprise.


For dinners beyond October and more details >> go here!


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