Content: Past Events

London 2015

Venue: CMS

Address: Cannon Place, 78 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6HN

Witness 20 well-known venture capitalists as they present themselves to the top startup founders of London (and beyond). Founders also receive guaranteed private meetings with top-tier investors of their choice.

Founders must apply to attend, as Capital On Stage is pre-screening the startups attending to ensure the quality of the Open Office Hours matchmaking. 







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9:00 Am – 12:00 pm

Open Office Hours

Founders can request 2 private 10-minute meetings with VCs of their choice.

12:00 Pm – 1:30 pm Lunch & Networking
1:30 Pm – 1:40 pm

Opening words by

Arjen Strijker – Founder of Capital On Stage

1:40 pm – 2:10 pm Capital On Stage Round 1

Investor Presentations

Pradeep Raman – Forward Partners

Rob Hodgkinson – Beringea

Paul Morgenthaler – Commerz Ventures

Seth Pierrepont – Accel Partners

2:10 pm – 2:25 pm


Joe Lee – Magnr

The Blockchain: What it means for the future of finance

2:25 pm – 2:40 pm

Startups in the Spotlight

2:40 pm – 3:10 pm Capital On Stage Round 2

Investor Presentations

Gareth Jefferies – Northzone

Asheque Shams – Fidelity Growth Partners

Imran Akram – DN Capital

3:10 pm – 3:25 pm Coffee break
3:40 pm – 4:10 pm Capital On Stage Round 3

Investor Presentations

Damien Lane – Episode1

Simon Greenman – Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of London

Will McMahon – Highland Capital Partners Europe

4:10 pm – 4:25 pm Startups in the Spotlight
4:25 pm – 4:40 pm Coffee break
4:40 pm – 5:10 pm

Capital On Stage Round 4

Magnus Gaarder – Nauta Capital

Ari Helgason – Dawn Capital

Amit Khanna – Ariadne Capital

Josh Levy – Mercia Fund

5:10 pm – 5:30 pm VC Panel Discussion

Founders select VCs to be part fo the VC panel discussion


View last years' VC panel

5:30 pm – 5:45 pm Final words
5:45 pm – 8:00 pm Food & drinks


Amit Khanna Investment Manager, Ariadne Capital
Ari Helgason Tech Investor, Dawn Capital
Asheque Shams Investor, Fidelity Growth Partners Europe
Damien Lane Partner, Episode1
Gareth Jefferies Investor, Northzone
Imran Akram Principal, removefromsite
Josh Bell Partner, Dawn Capital
Josh Levy Investment Manager, Mercia Fund Management
Juan Carlos Sanchez Madrigal Investment Manager, Ariadne Capital
Magnus Gaarder Investment Manager, Nauta Capital
Mike Hayes Investment Manager, Mercia Fund Management
Paul Morgenthaler Senior Investment Manager, CommerzVentures
Pradeep Raman Investor, Forward Partners
Rob Hodgkinson Investment Manager, Beringea
Seth Pierrepont Investor, Accel Partners
Simon Greenman Director / Co-Chair, Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of London
Will McMahon Associate, Highland Capital Partners Europe