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Dine with Investment Director at Wharton Asset Management Company: investing from pre-seed to series B and pre-IPO

October 9, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet… 
Eva Tarasova, Investment Director at Wharton Asset Management Company, a private single family office established in London in 1992. Wharton AM looks after a diversified direct global venture capital and private equity portfolio, with their current portfolio spread across the US, Canada, Africa, Europe and all the way to Pakistan.

What Wharton Asset Management Company invests in… 
Wharton AM investments in sectors ranging from highly innovative healthcare, biotech and high tech (particularly AI), to more traditional consumer goods as well infrastructure. The firm has four major strategies: founding/incubating, investing from pre-seed to series B and pre-IPO as well traditional private equity on MBO, LBO and infrastructure projects.

Wharton Asset Management Company portfolio Includes… 
As part of their in-house incubation/founding program, in the last 3 years team at Wharton has founded and funded a number of startups in sectors such as fintech, security and life sciences. Their portfolio comprises over 60 companies including Simba sleep, superawesome, Rexgenero and medisieve.

The dinner conversation will be… 
Eva is responsible for sourcing deal flow at Wharton AM, so this is a perfect opportunity to meet with Eva who will be talking about:
✓ Investing from pre-seed to series B and pre-IPO.
✓ Finding investable deal flow.
✓ How a startup should successfully connect with an investor.
✓ Key lessons learnt from working with their investment portfolio.
✓ Reason why your startup will not be investable.

Who is Eva Tarasova? 
Eva Tarasova is the Communications and Investment Director at Wharton Asset Management Company, a private single family office. Eva leads cross sector origination, analysis and development of investment opportunities. Eva works with the principal to source and execute investment opportunities with investment sizes ranging from 500k to 20m, works to enhance revenue on existing investments, and engages with private equity, venture capital and other family offices sourcing deal flow, fundraising and developing co-investments opportunities.


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