For WBAF 50 exhibitors, 2 free passes to the World Business Angels Investment Forum

The 50 start-ups and scale-ups that are selected to comprise the WBAF 50 will receive two passes per exhibition to the World Business Angels Investment Forum Annual Meeting on 19 February. This offers an excellent opportunity for global networking with high net worth individuals, co-investment fund managers, bank executives, stock exchange executives, and VCs from all over the world. WBAF is pleased to sponsor these passes (a total value of €1500) to underline its commitment to helping the next generation of great companies move forward. 

WBAF 50 – The €500 package

Each start-up or scale-up or high-growth business selected as one of the WBAF 50 will be responsible for a €500 participation fee. This fee covers the exhibition and participation of two founders. (An additional €250 will be payable for each additional team member.)

This €500 participation fee will include the following:


For the Exhibition

  • 4 square metres of exhibition space for 2 days (19 – 20 February 2018, Swissotel The Bosphorus)
  • 2 chairs
  • 1 table
  • free lunch boxes for each exhibition day
  • a 5-minute pitching slot on the showcase stage

Complimentary Tickets

  • 2 complimentary passes to the World Business Angels Investment Forum (a total value of €1500)
  • 2 free tickets for the WBAF Academy (20 February 2018, 2pm – 5pm, Swissotel The Bosphorus)
  • 2 free Masterclass tickets (18 February 2018, 2pm – 5pm, Swissotel The Bosphorus)

For your accomodation

  • 3 nights accommodation for 2 founders at the ITU Hotel (Istanbul Technical University’s guest house on the university campus, within walking distance from the Summit venue. Founders will share a room with two separate beds.)
  • free breakfast at the ITU Hotel

Financial Assistance Available

WBAF 50 who need financial assistance with the participation fee are invited contact the WBAF Administration at startup@localhost

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