Pitch My Wallet – 4 startups for 5 investors

Dear entrepreneurs,

Get ready for Pitch My Wallet #3 !!

Pitch my wallet is Frog Valley series of pitching events, organised on a bi-monthly basis.

The principle is simple: We aim to host 4 pitches from 4 companies. Each company will pitch for 5 minutes followed by 5 mins of Q&A and the panel will consist of 5 investors and mentors.

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Coverage of Social Entrepreneur Startup Weekend: Saturday August 17, 2013. Photo by Mark Tantrum | www.marktantrum.com


Thursday 20th April from 7pm


Runway East Shoreditch, 58-64 City Road, London EC1Y 2AL



Edward Mott

Edward is co-founder and Chairman at Oxford CapitalOxford Capital has been making venture capital investments since 1999. They invest in early-stage businesses and backing entrepreneurs who are trying to solve big problems in innovative ways.

With over 30 years of experience as a business leader, practical manager, investor and company director, Ted has worked with both mature listed businesses and younger high growth companies across a multitude of sectors. He has also led a wide range of infrastructure projects.

You can find him on:


Luke Smith

Luke Smith  from Forward Partners. Forward Partners  has worked with 34 entrepreneurs at idea and seed stage since they were founded. Companies include Lostmy.name, Makers Academy, Hailo.

Luke joined Forward Partners from REV Venture Partners, a corporate VC, where he was responsible for deal origination, investment due diligence and portfolio reporting. He was previously a consultant with the strategy consultancy Oliver Wyman, where he worked across the retail, aviation, healthcare and FMCG sectors.

You can find him on:



Rachel Muzyczka

Rachel from Talis Capital. Talis Capital is a a private Venture Capital firm: $350m+ transactions since 2009

VC investments focused on taking execution risk with high calibre management teams, in four key areas: Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Fin-tech and Insurance. Late seed – Series B, tickets $500k – $10m+

Talis Capital assists in all aspects of potential investments from sourcing through to qualification, financial and commercial due diligence, strategic planning and on-going support to portfolio companies

You can find her on:



Harry Davies

Harry is a senior « acceleration » manager at Wayra, a world-leading start-up accelerator programme.

Harry spent the last few years working within a huge multinational, but he is happiest working with startups and within innovation teams that embrace lean startup ways of working.

He is massively passionate about tech for social good. He has had experience taking Wayra own social projects from conceptual ideas to present at multinational CXO level. He is also a part-time student at SOAS, where he studies a degree focused on emerging markets.

You can find him on:



Alexandre Covello

Alexandre is an active early-stage tech investor and startup mentor. He is the Founder and CEO of AngelsCube, one of London’s leading investment led startup accelerators. He is a Member of the Board of the Harvard Business School Angels Club of London where he co-chairs the screening committee. Prior to founding AngelsCube, Alexandre advised for over 15 years institutional investors on their global private equity allocations. Alexandre started his career as a management consultant and corporate finance attorney.
A French national, Alexandre graduated from Universite Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne Law School, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and Harvard Business School.

You can find him on:



This is a rare opportunity to pitch to experienced investors, get great feedback and maybe more.

There is no restriction in industry verticals as long as you have a strong MVP, raised some early stage funding, got some traction and looking for moving to the next stage.

If you are interested to pitch your startup, please send us a link to your website, twitter handle and pitch deck so we can start the screening process as soon as possible. We will also set up a call with every founder so we can find out more about your business and the rationale for raising more funding. You can email us at events@frogvalley.net

We are also pleased to host this evening talk event at Runway East, which provides environments, designed to foster creativity, productivity and connectivity, 24/7, 365 days a year..

They are advising some of the largest financial companies on strategy, digital or technology.

Come and talk to some of the members present that evening.

Hope to see many of you.

The Frog Valley team


Frog Valley is proud to start a new partnership with Runway East for the organisation of some of our events.

Runway East is a great support for our events by providing a fantastic venue, perfect for all types of events and supporting staff to welcome our audience.

Runway East provides environments, designed to foster creativity, productivity and connectivity, 24/7, 365 days a year. From in office putting greens to barista made coffee and nap pods, their workspace is designed for the needs of high growth companies; from champagne celebrations to 6am sprints.