TableCrowd's dinner with the Angel Investment Network: securing investment through angel investors


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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…

Xavier Ballester is Global Head of Brokerage and Property Division at Angel Investment Network, an online platform connecting startups with a global network of angel investors. Launched in 2004, the network now has 45 branches, extending to 80 different countries and over 1m registered members and investors, making them the largest angel investment community in the world. As a result, they have raised c. £300m+ for some of the most innovative startups in the UK and across the world. Xavier heads up the brokerage division that offers hands-on help to startups looking for investment.

What they invest in…

They have over 200k investors in their network made up of angel investors, family offices and venture funds. Their investors look at all stages of business and across all sectors from startups to more established businesses and look at different types of projects including debt deals, franchises, real estate to equity.

Angel Investment Network portfolio Includes… …

Recent investments include; MyPocketSkill, Service Automatics, Coconut, Findoc, Warwick Analytics, VITL, to name a few.

This dinner is perfect for…

Startup founders and management level working at startups – interested in raising investment. This dinner is not for advisors or service providers (unless a TableCrowd partner).

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. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!

The dinner conversation will be…

Xavier has a wealth of investment experience and day-in-day-out meets dynamic teams with great ideas and passion for what they do. Take this opportunity to meet with and learn from Xavier who will be sharing all on:

✓ Attracting the right angel investors.

✓ The importance of an exceptional management team.

✓ Key mistakes early-stage startups frequently make.

✓ Finding investment through the Angel Investment Network.

Who is Xavier Ballester?

Xavier Ballester is the Global Head of Brokerage and Property Division at Angel Investment Network, an online platform connecting startups with a global network of angel investors. He is the Director of the Angel Investment Network brokerage division, which offers hands-on help to startups looking for angel investment, working with just 2 startups maximum per week. Working with all types of sectors the brokerage division has raised £50m+ for about 250 companies over the last 5 years.

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.

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