TableCrowd: March Dinner

D'Arry's Liquor Loft & Restaurant, 2-4 King Street, City Centre, Cambridge, CB1 KLN

  • Date 19 Mar 2019
  • Time 18:45 - 21:45
  • Location D'Arry's Liquor Loft & Restaurant, 2-4 King Street, City Centre, Cambridge, CB1 KLN

Tickets cost £55.83 per person which includes a 2 course meal served with either 2 soft drinks or a glass of wine.


Dine with David Cleevely, Angel Investor and Co-Founder of Cambridge Angels: securing investment for your business.

Enjoy dinner, drinks and a chance to meet… 

David Cleevely is an Angel Investor and co-founder of Cambridge Angels, a group of more than 60 high-net worth investors who have proven experience as successful entrepreneurs in technology, internet, software, hardware, digital healthcare and life sciences. Members invest in and mentor high quality startup and early-stage companies in these sectors in Cambridge, London, Oxford and throughout the UK.

What they invest in… 
Cambridge Angels invest in a wide range of start-up and scale-up businesses with a particular focus on technology, internet, software, hardware, digital healthcare and life sciences. Typical funding requirements that Cambridge Angels meet are in the range of £50,000 to £500,000, although several of their portfolio companies have received more than £1m in funding from their members.

Their Investment Portfolio Includes… 
Their recent investment portfolio includes Rovco, Featurespace, Kaptivo, Wazoku, Focal Point Positioning and Sorex Sensors to name just a few!

This dinner is perfect for…

Business owners, CEO’s and management working for disruptive tech companies looking for investment. 

If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at [email protected] to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you.

The dinner conversation will be…

Cambridge Angels has been responsible for a large number of Cambridge startup success stories over recent years. In addition to providing funding for early-stage companies, Cambridge Angels also offer startups the considerable benefit of a wide range of expertise, contacts and directly relevant experience in establishing and growing entrepreneurial businesses successfully. With this in mind this is a great opportunity to hear from David who will share all on: 
✓ The investment criteria that Cambridge Angels apply - finding that sweet spot. 
✓ Why a strong management team is so important. 
✓ The attributes that can convey competitive advantage for your business. 
✓ Standout stories from investing in over 35 companies. 
Take this chance to meet with David, have a better understanding of what it takes to successfully raise investment and to talk to him and your fellow diners informally over dinner about what you are currently working on.

Who is David Cleevely?

David Cleevely is an entrepreneur and international telecoms expert who has built and advised many companies, principally in Cambridge. He has been a prime mover behind Cambridge Network, co-founder of Cambridge Wireless, co-founder and Chairman of Cambridge Angels and is a member of the IET Communications Policy Panel. David has invested in over 35 companies and is chairman of four of them.

 

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.

You can follow @CambWireless on Twitter and tweet about this event using #MeetandEat.

Host

One of the TableCrowd team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you. The Ambassador and host for our Cambridge Community is Maria Marklove, a copywriter and high performance coach. Proud to partner with CW (Cambridge Wireless). For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at [email protected]

Speaker

David Cleevely is an entrepreneur and international telecoms expert who has built and advised many companies, principally in Cambridge. He has been a prime mover behind Cambridge Network, co-founder of Cambridge Wireless, co-founder and Chairman of Cambridge Angels and is a member of the IET Communications Policy Panel. David has invested in over 35 companies and is chairman of four of them. David was the founder and former Chairman of telecoms consultancy Analysys, co-founded the web based antibody company Abcam and co-founded the 3G femto base station company, 3WayNetworks. Since inception in September 2001, Cambridge Angels has invested in excess of £75m in over 80 different portfolio companies.

Menu

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.

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