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Dine with Matthew Bradley, Investment Partner at Forward Partners: the formula for pre-seed & seed success

January 29 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet… 
Matthew Bradley is Investment Partner at Forward Partners, one of the UK’s leading, largest, and most innovative early-stage VC firms. Forward Partners have supported over 50 fast growth startups to build great products and drive faster growth.

What invest in… 
Forward Partners invest in the UK’s most exciting tech startups and at the earliest possible stage. Investments typically range from pre-seed, seed, to Series A and beyond.

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

The dinner conversation will be… 
Matthew has a wealth of experience in the VC industry and is passionate about Forward Partners being the best partner for entrepreneurs. At Forward Partners, Matt splits his time between investments and working across the portfolio, so this is a great opportunity to hear from Matt who will share all on:
✓ Tips for closing your investment round successfully – and fast!
✓ What criteria they apply to find the most exciting tech startups.
✓ The importance of getting to market quickly and with the right product.
✓ Key lessons learnt from the Forward Partners portfolio.
Take this chance to meet with Matthew, get 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 has been at Forward Partners since 2014, focusing on supporting pre-seed to seed level startups and recently became a Partner to the firm. Forward Partners have to date, partnered with 50 visionary tech startups, ranging from fashion, fintech, food to legal and luxury. Matt has 12 years of experience in financial services working at investment banks and venture capital firms.

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 29
6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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