Early VC Investing: Nic Brisbourne, Forward Partners & Alex Wilhelm, TechCrunch

Fri, Aug 27, 2021, 1:00 AM (HKT)

About this event

We invited Nic Brisbourne, the founder and CEO of Forward Partners, a VC investment company that recently went public in London. The fireside chat with Nic will be moderated by Alex Wilhelm, Senior Editor at TechCrunch. Alex is host of one of the best tech news podcasts: The Equity.

Nic is the founder and CEO of Forward Partners. He has worked in venture capital in London and Silicon Valley for over 20 years. Prior to founding Forward in 2013, he was a founding Partner at leading venture capital firm Draper Esprit. Before entering the venture capital industry he worked as a strategy consultant for Gemini Consulting and at London based startup Operis Group plc.

Outside of Forward he’s a proud husband and father of two teenage kids and a long-time season ticket holder at Chelsea Football Club. He’s developed a keen interest in mindfulness and philosophy that’s proved to be a great asset at home, at work and as a supporter of the aforementioned club.

Join us for a fireside chat with Nic, ask him what you want to know and network with fellow founders after the talk.

Right before the fireside chat with Nic and Alex (starts at 6:15pm) we will host a 15 min discussion about How to Avoid Legal Pitfalls for Startups with Partner at Lewis Silkin, David Willbe, who will be talking with Startup Grind London co-director, Petar Savic.

Instructions to join this meeting

Thanks for booking your ticket to the talk with Nic Brisbourne.

It will be a live virtual talk, where you can ask questions and meet interesting entrepreneurs after the talk.

We are starting with the SG Show at 6 PM and continue with the fireside chat at 6:15 PM UK time, followed by virtual business networking at 7PM.

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