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World Business Angels Investment Forum – WBAF 2016 in Istanbul
February 21, 2016 - February 23, 2016
HeBAN will participate at the World Business Angels Investment Forum – WBAF 2016 in Istanbul on February 21-23, 2016.
The WBAF 2016 will bring together the best small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from around the world, public authorities, angel investors, venture capitalists, executives of stock exchanges, and representatives of institutions that work to facilitate entrepreneurs’ access to finance, with the aim of taking measures that will facilitate entrepreneurs’ access to finance from start-up to the early exit phase.
The important players of the world’s business angel investment ecosystem will join forces at this event to develop brand new financial instruments that will create finance and liquidity for entrepreneurs, SMEs, innovators and start-ups.
The Forum is organised by EBAN ( The European Trade Association For Early Stage Invesment Market and Business Angels), MBAN (MENA Business Angels Network), ABAN (African Business Angels Network) and TBAA (Turkish Business Angels Association) along with the Global Business Angels Network (GBAN).
HeBAN will be represented with a key note speech, round table and panel discussion. There will be also a special session regrding Business Angels Investing in South-East Europe.
Opportunity for Start-ups:
In addition to high-level policy speeches, there will be parallel sessions for startups and business angels, where the best startups of various regions will have the opportunity to raise funds and secure angel investment from the forum participants. Start-ups interested to pitch to global angel investors at one of the following sub-forums can send an email directly to the Forum’s Chair, Mr. Baybars Altuntas (Vice President, EBAN – The European Trade Association for Business Angels; President, TBAA – The Turkish Business Angels Association) at: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Africa Angel Investment Forum
• Middle East & GCC Investment Forum
• South East Europe Investment Forum
• Turkey Investment Forum
More details about the WBAF 2016 and the full programme can be found at: www.wbaf2016.org