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Dine with Matthew Bradley, Partner at Forward Partners: your first big round

at The Green, Clerkenwell (map)

Who's coming

  • Jyri

    Director, Iglu Network Ltd

  • Tara

    Founder & CEO, Hotcakes

  • Matthew

    Partner, Forward Partners

  • Andrew

    Founder & CEO, BoroughBox

  • Arit

    Director, TableCrowd

  • Shahrum

    CEO/Founder, HandsetExpert

  • Behnam

    CEO, Communere

  • Ivo

    CEO & Co-Founder, Staykeepers

  • Kaysan Nikkhah

    Investment Analyst, Edwards

  • Greg

    Consultant, HTS

  • Stuart

    Tech Lead, Sanctus

  • Tess

    Founder & CEO, Hers By Design

  • Mai
  • Fedor
  • Matthew

    Interm/Consulting CTO, Various

  • Philippa

    Founder and CEO, The Circle Line

  • Sam

    CEO & Marketing Director, WONDR

  • Saher

    CEO, Traktion

  • Alix

    Founder/CEO, My Method

  • Tom

    Founder, Jewel Editions


The Green

29 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DU

Started by:
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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Matthew Bradley is an Partner at Forward Partners, one of the UK's leading, largest, and most innovative early-stage VC firms.

What invest in…
They look to build the UK's next generation of Applied AI, e-commerce and marketplace businesses, with investments typically ranging from £300k up to £2m, at a pre-seed to seed level.

Their Investment Portfolio Includes…
Their portfolio includes well-known tech businesses such as Gravity Sketch, Live Better With, Koru Kids, Appear Here, Wonderbly, Lexoo, Makers Academy, Hailo, Big Health and Drover to name just a few.

This dinner is perfect for…
Startup founders and management level at startups working for tech businesses.

This dinner is open to a limited number of service providers / advisors (unless a TableCrowd partner). Please see the details under the 'Join this table' button.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at 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…
Matthew has a wealth of experience in the venture capital industry making him perfectly placed to share all on:
✓ The best routes, tactics and strategies to fund your early stage business.
✓ What a VC looks for from a potential investment deal.
✓ What a tech startup should look for from a prospective investment partner.
✓ What Forward Partners looks for when it invests.
Take this chance to meet Matthew, have a clearer understanding of what it takes to successfully raise investment and to talk to him and your fellow diners informally over dinner about what you’re working on.

Who is Matthew Bradley?
Matthew Bradley is a Partner at Forward Partners and heads up the investment team there. Forward Partners have to date, partnered with 60 visionary startups, ranging from fashion, fintech & Immersive Tech to legal & luxury.

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.


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.

P.P.S. If your dog needs a sitter so you can come, Gudog is offering £10 off your first booking - Code TABLECROWD

Matthew Bradley has been at Forward Partners since 2014, focusing on supporting pre-Series A startups. Forward Partners have to date, partnered with 50 visionary startups, ranging from fashion, fintech & Immersive Tech to legal & luxury.

Matthew used to work on trading floors at Lloyds and BarCap before seeing the light. Following an MBA at SDA Bocconi and before joining Forward Partners he became an entrepreneur and investor in his own right. He heads up the investment team and spends the majority of his time working with the portfolio. His other interests and activities include investment strategy, writing and emoji!

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

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