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Dine with Tim Jackson, partner at Lean Investments: Money! Should you raise from VCs, angels or crowdfunding?

at Pescatori Italian & Seafood Restaurant - Fitzrovia, Fitzrovia (map)

Who's coming

  • Host

    Hostess Extraordinaire at TableCrowd!

  • Chris


  • Jacob


  • Hugo

    Co-founder, 1ROOF

  • Ercan

    Professional advisor helping business owners turn their entrepreneurial vision into commercial success stories, Wellers

  • Steve

    Director, CVO, Co-Founder, Hyper-Realism Ltd

  • Afra

    Co-Founder, PrePay

  • James

    Founder, Tom Savano Cocktails

  • Alex

    Founder, Much Better Adventures

  • Stefan

    software engineer

  • Abraham

    Tech Lead

  • Nikos

    Co-Founder, Gameplai

  • Iglika

    Founder, CEO, USPAAH

  • Tim

    General Partner, Walking Ventures

  • Marja

    COO & Co-Founder, Jump

  • Gelu

    Co-Founder , PiikuApp

  • Jemilla

    Corporate Technology Solicitor, Taylor Wessing

  • Rucky

    Integration Architect (Infrastructure & End User Computing), Hewlett-Packard

  • Ksenia


  • Raj


  • Robin

    Compliance Assistant, MPAC Group

  • Evgeny

    Founder & CEO, Makers Academy

  • Sophia

    eco fashion designer, with nia ltd

  • Andrei

    Co Founder, PM EVO

  • John

    CEO, MyGravity

  • Nick

    CEO and Co-Founder, FIXR App

  • Ivy

    Director, The Friction

  • Asim

    Head of Content , Vrumi

  • Elliott

    Chief Operations Officer, MapSit

  • Gil

    Pioneering Fastest growing Retiremet Lifestyle Market- Active 50+ Retirement Holiday Living Community Resorts & mHealth, £499 Retirement Living & Summers Villages - Europe's favourite Over 50s Resorts

  • Natalia

    Co-founder, IN-SPACES

  • Nick

    User Experience consultant

  • Katerina

    Biz Dev Manager, Crowdcube

  • Victor

    Founder, Unius Learning


Pescatori Italian & Seafood Restaurant - Fitzrovia

57 Charlotte Street, London, W1T 4PD

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Join us for dinner, drinks & a chance to meet fellow entrepreneurs, followed by an after-dinner talk and informal Q&A with Tim Jackson, who’ll be talking about money! And how to decide whether to raise money from VCs, angels, crowdfunding networks or platforms.

Tim Jackson, 49, is a partner at Lean Investments and leader of Europe's biggest AngelList syndicate, will give advice to startups that have a product but need money to scale it.

Tim Jackson is a VC and seed investor, who was formerly an entrepreneur with a $2bn exit and a journalist with The Economist and the Financial Times, where he wrote a column on web business models for seven years.

He runs the largest AngelList syndicate in Europe, as well as a top seed fund.

Take this chance to meet Tim and to talk to him over dinner about what you're working on.

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, Get Taxi! on first download of the app. Details on the night.

Tim Jackson, 49, is partner at Lean Investments and one of Europe’s leading technology entrepreneurs, investors and commentators.

He has been an active early-stage investor since 2000 and an advisor and non-executive director to a number of private companies.

He served as managing director of a $700m European technology venture fund formed by the Carlyle Group, a US private equity firm.

Formerly he was founder and chief executive of QXL, which went to IPO on the Nasdaq and the London Stock Exchange and was sold 2007 for $1.9 billion.

He wrote a weekly technology column for the Financial Times for seven years, was previously on the staff of The Economist, and served as a foreign correspondent and bureau chief in Tokyo and Brussels.

He read PPE at Oxford, and is the author of three business books.

On the menu:
> Risotto al funghi - wild mushrooms risotto with parmesan shavings
> Salmone Arrosto - roast fillet of Loch Duart salmon, tender stem broccoli, samphire grass & saute potatoes

> Tortino al limone glazed Sicilian lemon tart
> Tiramisu with winter fruits & vodka

One of TableCrowd's wonderful hosts will be looking after you on the night.

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