Join Beacon Capital (AngelLab) and London & Partners for an evening of conversation

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We are excited to announce our coming event co-organised with London & Partners:

London Tech Venture Capital: An Asset Class for Global Investors

Next Wednesday, November 18th, 2015, at 18:00, more than 50 Alt Asset Investors and Beacon Capital ( formerly AngelLab) Venture Partners are gathering to discuss the current state of the UK and London Tech VC funds.

This is an invitation-only event with limited space. If you would like an invitation, please get in touch at

For the full program click here.


Full Schedule

17.45 – Registration on 6th Floor, 2 More London Riverside, SE1 2RR

18.00 – Welcome by Beacon (AngelLab) and London & Partners 

18.10 – “A Perspective on Opportunities and Challenges for the UK in the Global Technology Revolution” Chris Mairs, CBE, FREng, Co-founder & Chief Scientist at Metaswitch, Chair Code Club, Tech Investor

18.30 – The Case for UK/London in Figures
Beacon (AngelLab) commissioned research on the shifts that make UK/London the next generation tech capital; contrasting UK and US.

18.50 – Insights from three technology businesses founded in London that have reinvented their categories and raised funding from international VCs

  • Michael Kent, CEO and Founder of Azimo (Global Money Remittance)
  • Ivan Mazour, CEO and Founder of Ometria (Predictive E-commerce Marketing)
  • Ross Targett, CEO and Founder of Code Kingdoms (Coding for Children)

19.30 – London Tech VC and Global Alternative Asset Investors
Panel discussion moderated by Paul Norris, UK Government Shareholder Executive, ex-Head of Equity Research Nomura, with panelists including

  • Heitor Benfeito, Director, Portugal Ventures  
  • Ian Connatty, Director, British Business Bank
  • Deng Feng, Founding Managing Director, Northern Light Venture Capital  
  • Pascal Isbell, Partner, Lancea Partners
  • Erin Platts, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank UK
  • Joe Schorge, Managing Director, Isomer Capital

20.00 – Networking

20.45 – Close

Looking forward to seeing you all.


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