QUICK FACTS ABOUT WBAF 2017
The world’s most important angel investors gathered in Istanbul
As a global organisation, the World Business Angels Investment Forum 2017 brought together key players of the equity market to debate the benefits and challenges for the angel investment community in achieving successful growth for their businesses and to discuss what more could be done to connect the early-stage market ecosystem. The Forum gathered at the Swissotel The Bosphorus– Istanbul 12–14 February 2017 with the theme of ‘Partnering with Corporate Ventures from Start-up to Scale-up to Exit’. The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) was the headline sponsor.
WBAF 2017 gathered stakeholders from five continents of the globe. 564 participants from 54 countries – 4 International Investment Forums – 42 jury members from 22 countries – 14 panels with 105 international speakers – 5 fireside chats - 2 key-note speeches – 4 courses – 1 master class – A visit to innovation center – World Ceremony of Excellence Awards.