Global Startup Committee


In 2018, more than 340,000 startups in Europe and more than 320,000 startups in the USA and Canada were funded by angel investors. The Global Startup Committee of the World Business Angels Investment Forum gathers the most influential pipeline managers, deal flow experts, business angel network managers, fund managers and qualified mentors to find innovative solutions that provide entrepreneurs easy access to smart finance.
 

Mission statement
The Global Startup Committee of the World Business Angels Investment Forum is committed to helping the next generation of great companies move forward and to showcase the world’s top startups and scaleups (typically, funded companies in the process of raising €100K–€1M) at the Global Fundraising Stage (GFRS),* establishing a superior deal flow pipeline that connects investors with superior startups, and through training and mentorship, to help the next generation of companies that are seeking to raise funding in order to grow and scale their businesses, bridging qualified investors and entrepreneurs and creating a global community that attracts the best deal flow, the most knowledgeable experts and fosters continuous and evolving interactions amongst community members. *The Global Fundraising Stage (GFRS)  is an international co-investment platform for angel investors, startups, scaleups and high-growth businesses.


President of the Committee
Prof Inderjit Singh
Parliament Member of Singapore (1996-2015)
 

Executive Council
Prof Inderjit Singh
Parliament Member of Singapore (1996-2015)
President of the Committee

H.E. Eduard Shalsi,
Minister of Entrepreneurship Protection of Albania
Vice President, WBAF Global Startup Committee

H.E. German Rueada
Deputy Minister for Digital Transformation of Colombia
Vice President, WBAF Global Startup Committee

H.E. Prof Hykmete Bajrami
Finance Minister of Kosovo
Vice President, WBAF Global Startup Committee

H.E. Manuel A. Gonzalez-Sanz,
Foreign Affairs Minister of Cosa Rica (2014-2018)
Vice President, WBAF Global Startup Committee

Secretary General : Kevin Hin
Board Member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

 

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