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Dine with Jon Lerner, MD at Smedvig Capital: key ingredients for investment success

January 22 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet… 
Jon Lerner is Managing Director at Smedvig Capital, a leading VC firm based in London. Smedvig Capital was founded in 1996 and has invested over £800m of internal capital to date.

What invest in… 
Smedvig Capital typically invest between £2m to £15m in fast growing UK based businesses, with a focus on those that are tech enabled. They lead series A and B rounds, often invest in multiple follow on rounds as the business grows and look for either market leaders in a fast-growing niche or first movers disrupting a large, established market.

Their Investment Portfolio Includes… 
Their portfolio includes poq, adzuna, captify, antidote, VEEVE, Quill, Lovespace to name a few.

This dinner is perfect for… 
Startup founders, CEOs and management level.

The dinner conversation will be… 
Smedvig Capital believe a hands on approach with their portfolio companies maximises value for everyone and they care deeply about understanding their dynamics, culture and strategic positioning. This is therefore a great opportunity to meet with Jon, talk to him and your fellow diners informally over dinner about what you’re working on and to hear from Jon who will share all on:
✓ Finding the best Series A and Series B stage tech businesses.
✓ The importance of strategy & having an ambitious management team who are also experts in their field.
✓ Why an inspirational workplace culture will aid business success.
✓ Key investment success stories from 10+ years with Smedvig Capital.

Who is Jon Lerner? 
Jon Lerner is Managing Director at Smedvig Capital, which he joined in 2008. Prior to Smedvig Capital Jon worked at Bain & Company as a Senior Consultant in London and Toronto. He also spent 6 months working in house at Argos on multi-channel strategy and product expansion.

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.


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January 22
6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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