500 Startups to invest up to £200,000

London, 1rst September 2015 –  Tech Tastes Wine celebrates its first year with presentations by Matt Lerner, MD of 500 Startups London, a top ten US accelerator and investment fund that just started a new program in London, and Matt Ellsworth, who is flying from San Francisco to speak about scaling, growth, and distribution for…

Tech Tastes at The Collective

“On Thursday 28th May,  we are very proud to host another Tech Tastes Wine. We partnered with founder Maya Plentz a few months ago, impressed by the quality of the events and in particular the inspirational entrepreneurs she draws in. Plus, with all the start-up networking events happening in London, one that chose to focus on…

London Wine Fair From A-to-Z

  A is for Argentina, a country known for its Malbec of a lighter kind. I prefer the strong ink-like and flavoursome of those produced in Cahors in general.  But the Malbecs from Bodegas Salentein are as inky and aromatic as those cousins in the Old World.  Make no mistake, these are your Fall and Winter…

Meet 500startups: Top US Accelerator

Photo: Speaker Matt Ellsworth, 500startups San Francisco It is all about #growth: post-seed companies in Europe and how to leverage relationships with big corporations to scale.  This edition of Tech Tastes Wine will be addressing growth, with 500 Startups Matt Ellsworth, who is a mentor in their program in San Francisco. About 500 Startups 500…

Get Funded with the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme

Michael Buckworth, Founder and Managing Partner of Buckworth Law, will present the latest information on the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme and speak about how early stage companies can raise equity finance.  Prior to founding Buckworth Law Michael was with US firms Shearman & Sterling and Cleary Gottlieb, on M&A and Emerging Markets.

On Leadership: Talk by Techstars’ Tak Lo

Tak Lo is currently running the program at the American accelerator Techstars London office, his role includes selection of startups, advisory to founders selected to the program, and running workshops.  He is an active member of the London and NYC startup communities. He founded and mentored startups on both sides of the Atlantic.  He traveled…

Tech Tastes Wine with Techstars Jon Bradford

Wednesday 8th July at 7 pm at The Collective Elevator Talk with Jon Bradford, MD of Techstars, London Presentation by Greg Fitzgerald, COO of Carbon Analytics Wines introduced by Tipple’s founder Andrew Sleath. Tech Tastes Wine brings together tech entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts for tech talks and tastings.  Tech Tastes Wine founder, Mrs. Plentz, chooses…

Meet Martin Morales

Join us for an evening with Martin Morales the acclaimed chef, author, and founder of Ceviche Old Street, Ceviche Soho, and Andina.  After running iTunes Pan Europe and most recently Disney Music, Martin Morales founded Ceviche Soho and Andina, in Shoreditch. The places are wildly successful, lines at the door every night.  Now he brings…

Tech Tastes Wine with Mosaic Ventures

Alessandra Sollberger is currently with Mosaic Ventures office in London. She graduated from the University of Oxford, with a MSc in Finance, and worked in private equity at Blackstone, covering consumer brands and software, and M&A at Goldman Sachs.  She is the co-founder of Bright Mentors, a volunteering platform that partners with secondary schools around London and adapts its programme according to each child’s…

Meet the Founders

Tech Tastes Wine  Three wines, three speakers, the smartest crowd in town.    When: 15th April from 7 to 9PM Where: The Collective, 14 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3JA Who: Meet the founders of Clotho, a sustainable fashion initiative, Caroline Wood and Vivien Tang. We will also hear a fabulous presentation from Martin Turner, of Riedel, who will tell…

Meet the COO of Shopcade

Three wines, three speakers, the smartest crowd in town. Date: 12th May from 7 to 9PM Location: The Collective, 14 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3JA On Tuesday, May 12th, we kick off our global e-commerce speakers’ series. We will meet and hear the COO of Shopcade.com, Marie-Barbe Girard. Shopcade.com is a social shopping startup founded…

The World of Portuguese Wines

On March 5th Tech Tastes Wine hosted startups in fashion e-commerce and BT Innovation Labs. Our tasting, led by Victor Amaro, a Master Sommelier with  more than thirty years in the hospitality and wine industry, a career spanning several countries, and who is frequently invited as jury for international awards.  He walked us through the various regions and the rich…