Master Classes

For Stock Exchange Executives

Creating a private market for business angels, start-ups and SMEs under the stock exchange

This master-class will involve a case study from the Istanbul Stock Exchange. The director of the Istanbul Stock Exchange will share important insights from the Turkish capital markets for initiating and running such a market in your country. You will find interesting strategies for using the stock exchange as a leveraging body to increase the market size of your country’s early-stage investment by converting the stock exchange into a platform where foreign investors can find a secure environment to invest in start-ups, entrepreneurs, and SMEs in your country.

  • Why stock exchanges today give importance to SMEs and entrepreneurs more than ever
  • How the Nasdaq Private Market works for SMEs and entrepreneurs
  • How the ELITE Programme of the London Stock Exchange Group serves the needs of SMEs and entrepreneurs
  • How the Istanbul Stock Exchange Private Market works for business angels and start-ups
  • Whether there is a need for the SEC of a country to secure the private market
  • Obstacles in developing such a market
  • How this market can be used to list global angel investors and leverage the size of the early-stage investment market by attracting foreign investors
  • Benefits of creating a private market or start-up market under the stock exchange for:
    • the stock exchange itself
    • the country’s overall economy
    • the early-stage investment market of the country

Time: Full Day

Registration fee: 5000 EUR

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For Bank Executives

Creating an angel investors club within the bank for private banking customers

An angel investment scheme is an innovative financial instrument for banks. In this masterclass, you will be given a roadmap to create such an innovative product in a bank. You will hear about the expectations of the bank administration for this product and how the bank benefits from the initiative. Bank executives are welcomed to participate at the master-class.This master class will be powered by a real case study from a bank who created a private platform to match the startups, Entrepreneurs and SMEs with its private banking clients.

  • Setting up incubation centres as a bank
  • Setting up an angel investors club
  • Matching club members with incubated start-ups
  • Setting up a side-car fund
  • Managing the side-car fund

Time: Full Day

Registration fee: 5000 EUR

 

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For Fund Managers

Creating the best co-investment structure for the region

An applied study on different structures applied in different countries. Pros and cons of the early-stage investment co-investment fund structures in different scenarios such as business angel–public fund, public fund–EIF, angel syndication, VC–angels, VC–public fund–angels.

  • Technical definitions of different types of co-investment funds
  • Reasons to create a business angel involved in co-investment funds
  • Added values for public entities
  • How public entities differentiate the co-investment initiatives
  • Main business angel co-investment funds in Europe
  • Structures of these co-investment funds
  • Public due diligence – investment decision – term sheets
  • How public money comes to the game
  • How the deal flow is handled
  • Investment ratios of different types of co-investment
  • Management fees and structures
  • Asymmetric exits in co-investments
  • Main steps of setting up compete BA (PT)
  • Public entities rate of return on BA co-investment funds
  • Key points to successful implementation of a BA co-investment fund

Time: Full Day

Registration fee: 5000 EUR

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Please send your messages at academy@wbaforum.org

 

For Corporate Executives

A Road Map for More Innovation: Creating an innovation pipeline to connect open innovation, R&D and corporate venturing

This master- class will involve a case study from different global companies. You will find interesting strategies for using the corporates as a leveraging body to leverage the efficiency of innovation in your company by converting the idle capacity of your corporate into platforms where investors out of your corporate can find a secure environment to invest in start-ups, entrepreneurs, and SMEs.

This master class will give a road map to create an innovation pipeline that will connect open innovation, research and development and corporate venturing.

  • Creating an innovation pipeline
  • Open innovation dynamics
  • Research and Development dynamics
  • Creating a corporate venturing finance center
  • Involving entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs in the pipeline
  • Management structure of the innovate,on pipeline

 

Time: Full Day

Registration fee: 5000 EUR

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For Policy Makers

Policy building to ease access to smart finance for startups, entrepreneurs and SMEs

An applied study with Turkey as a sample country, with the participation of guest speakers from the Treasury Department of the Government of Turkey who developed the regulations in Turkey. This master-class will give participants an opportunity to learn first-hand about the barriers and obstacles in the implementation of laws.

Participants will hear first-hand more about innovative policies for governments from WBAF Chair, Baybars Altuntas. US President Obama granted him a personal audience at the White House to hear his game-changer ideas for governments. He will tell you the main idea behind the governmental policies he proposed, emphasising the importance of converting public money to smart money. He will explain why supporting entrepreneurs and SMEs directly (or supporting the supporters of start-ups and SMES) should be a main priority and why governments should foster the concept of ‘investing in the right team’.

  • Angel investment law, Economy Ministry of Turkey – Crowd-funding law, Economy Ministry of Turkey – Co-investment law, Economy Ministry of Turkey – Technoparks law, Science & Technology Ministry of Turkey
  • Best policy for your country: Supporting entrepreneurs and SMEs directly or supporting the supporters of start-ups and SMES
  • Converting public money to smart money – Investing in the right team

Time: Full Day

Registration fee: 5000 EUR

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Please send your messages at academy@wbaforum.org

 

For Chambers & Commerces

Turning Chambers to Access to Finance Centers for Entrepreneurs, Startups and SMEs

With a heritage of more than 400 years serving the business community, chambers and business angels are natural partners in bringing economic development to their communities. Chambers are the first stop for business and entrepreneurs, looking for investors; and business angels looking for ideas and innovators. Chambers provide a valuable structure and convening power that allows business angels to bring ideas to life.

In this master class, Chambers’ executive teams will explore creating their own “angel networks & funds” within their operation.

  • Bringing different skills and resources to the table. Business angels provide the detailed guidance and training on entrepreneurial lifecycle and how to access finance and capital. Chambers provide the guidance on the rules and regulations of doing business. A true partnership!
  • Providing the opportunity for its business leaders of Chambers to become business angels
  • Turning the Chambers to a real early stage investment market leader in the region
  • Creating an awareness among the members of Chambers on innovative financial instruments like angel investment, crowdfunding, acceleration centers.
  • Creating a CCP – Chambers Crowdfunding Platform to ease access to finance for the members of Chambers
  • Creating a CBAN – Chambers Business Angels Network to ease access to finance for the members of Chambers
  • Creating an CAC – Chambers Acceleration Center that will ease set up new companies – potential members of Chambers
  • Creating a CMC – Chambers Matching Centers to connect inventors with the members of Chambers to create more innovation in the country – that will create more jobs for societies.

 

Time: Full Day

Registration fee: 5000 EUR

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  • Sun Sep 11
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’Today, stock exchanges throughout the world are more keen to open their doors to SMEs’’


Luca Peyrano, CEO of ELITE - London Stock Exchange Group

London Stock Exchange Group proposes a unique programme, ELITE, an integrated service designed to help SMEs prepare and structure for the next stage of growth through access to long term financing opportunities.It targets SMEs with a sound business model, clear growth strategy and a desire to obtain funding in the near future. It now accounts for more than 200 companies of different sizes and sectors, more than 150 partners and more than 70 long term. Enjoy the exclusive interview with Luca Peyrano, Head of Primary Markets Continental Europe, London Stock Exchange Group

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