An affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnership of Financial Inclusion (GPFI), the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) promotes angel investment as an innovative financial inclusion tool at the global level. WBAF Chairman Baybars Altuntas participated in the General Assembly of the GPFI, held 2–4 July in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and joined the group for a family photo.
GPFI Forum of the G20 in Riyadh highlighted on avant-garde topics regarding digitisation for members and stakeholders to join in discussions on how these issues impact the financial inclusion agenda from a policy perspective. It would also be a space to hear country cases experiences. The two-day GPFI Forum in Riyadh consisted on time blocks covering different subjects that involve how the new technologies may influence on the development of financial inclusion.
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 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.