As an affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) cooperates with International Investor Organization of Russia (INVESTORO) to host the best startups of Russia at the Global Fundraising Stage on the 18th of February 2020 in Istanbul.
As an affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) is committed to global collaboration to empower the economic development of the world by fostering innovative financial instruments for SMEs, innovators and startups. One way World Business Angels Investment forum does this is through its World Congress, every third week of every February. So the next Congress (WBAF 2020) will be in Istanbul at the Swissotel The Bosphorus on 17 and 18 February 2020.
Global Fundraising Stage for 100 selected entrepreneurs
At WBAF 2020, the World Business Angels Investment Forum is allocating a special area where selected 100 startups, scaleups, and high-growth businesses will each have an area to showcase their business and to pitch their businesses on the Global Fundraising Stage (GFRS) on 18 February. The 2020 GFRS is supported by the WBAF Angel Investment Fund, whose mission is to invest in startups and scaleups who pitch on the GFRS. The aim is to showcase the world’s top startups and scaleups, which, typically, are funded companies in the process of raising €50K – €3M, with the ultimate goal of globalizing.
WBAF Angel Investment Fund
The WBAF Angel Investment Fund is designed to capitalise on the worldwide growth in entrepreneurial activity and venture financing for startups and scaleups and to benefit from WBAF’s extensive network of global investors, including angel investors, private equity funds, co-investment platforms, wealth management institutes.
Vitali Polekhin, President of the INVESTRO and Board Member of the European Trade Association for Business Angels (EBAN) says ‘’INVESTORO provides International dealf low from top investors around the world with not just expertise of the organization but money of a lead investor in a syndicate. There are no geographical or industry limits and co-investors can choose the best companies from top lead-investors deal flows and build their perfect portfolio.We are sure investors of the Global Fundraising Stage will find a rewarding experience to engage with startups from Russia to join the World Congress 2020 of the World Business Angels investment Forum’’
About the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF)
An affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) is an international organisation aiming to ease access to finance for businesses from start-up to scale-up, with the ultimate goal of generating more jobs and more social justice worldwide. It is committed to collaborating globally to empower world economic development by creating innovative financial instruments for innovators, start-ups, and SMEs. The Forum interacts with leaders in all areas of society, first and foremost in business and political spheres, to help assess needs and establish goals, bearing in mind that the public interest is of paramount importance. WBAF engages a wide range of institutions, both public and private, local and international, commercial and academic to help shape the global agenda.
The Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) is an inclusive platform for all G20 countries, interested non-G20 countries, and relevant stakeholders to carry forward work on financial inclusion, including implementation of the G20 Financial Inclusion Action Plan endorsed at the G20 Summit in Seoul. Queen Maxima of the Netherlands is the Honorary Patron of the GPFI.
About Investor Organization INVESTORO
Investor Organization INVESTORO is an International Investor Organization aiming and focusing on early stage investment deals in startups and scale ups around the world. Members get access to private and exclusive top deals to build a diverse portfolio of early-stage company investments together with high level experienced investors like top business angels, seed funds and early stage VCs. INVESTORO provides International dealflow from top investors around the world with not just expertise of the organization but money of a lead investor in a syndicate. There are no geographical or industry limits and co-investors can choose the best companies from top lead-investors deal flows and build their perfect portfolio.