This exceptional delegation comprises prominent figures, including representatives from the WBAF USA Country Office, Institute for Science, Entrepreneurship, and Investments, Government Blockchain Association, Hera Media, Women in AI, GBA, the University of Miami, George Washington University, MIT, Harvard, and Columbia University.
[ANGEL INVESTOR REVIEW] — The World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) 2023, an affiliated Partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), is honored to announce the participation of a distinguished USA delegation at the forthcoming Congress to be held in Durban, South Africa. Led by Prof. Dr. Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes, the USA delegation promises to make a substantial impact on the global stage of innovation and entrepreneurship during the event, scheduled for November 20th to 23rd, 2023.
This exceptional delegation comprises prominent figures, including representatives from the WBAF USA Country Office, Institute for Science, Entrepreneurship, and Investments, Government Blockchain Association, Hera Media, Women in AI, GBA, the University of Miami, George Washington University, MIT, Harvard, and Columbia University. These key delegation members are poised to engage in groundbreaking discussions and contribute significantly to the event’s success.
A major highlight of the 2023 WBAF Congress is the Global Fundraising Stage (GFRS), a platform for the world’s most promising startups and scale-ups. The WBAF USA Delegation, in collaboration with esteemed institutions such as George Washington University’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Columbia University’s Ventures Impact Program, and Harvard Business Angels of South Florida, has carefully selected high-quality startups and scale-ups to represent the USA during this prestigious fundraising event.
The WBAF Congress stands as a unique and unparalleled platform for connecting global leaders, policymakers, venture capitalists, angel investors, and entrepreneurs. It is where the future of innovation and investment is shaped, and pioneering opportunities are explored. This year’s Congress is anticipated to be transformative, fostering collaboration and partnership in the ever-evolving entrepreneurial landscape.
Prof. Dr. Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes, a globally recognized leader in tech diplomacy and deep tech entrepreneurship, will be a central figure at the event. She will participate in the International Roundtable, deliver an Innovation Masterclass, and chair the Global Science, Technology, and Innovation Summit. In her role as the Co-Founder of the WBAF World Smart Cities Economic Development Commission, she will present a groundbreaking report developed and published by the Commission: “Transforming Urban Futures: Introducing A Novel Global Impact Index for Startup and Scale-up Readiness in Smart Cities.”
Prof. Dr. Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes, emphasizes, ‘’The 2023 WBAF Congress in Durban, South Africa, is poised to be a pivotal moment for the global entrepreneurial community. The WBAF USA Delegation, in collaboration with esteemed institutions and organizations, is set to contribute to this extraordinary event, advancing innovation, financial inclusion, and investments. As we prepare for this signature event, we eagerly anticipate witnessing the transformative impact on the entrepreneurship ecosystem and celebrating the brightest innovators on the GFRS stage. In collaboration with its international partners, the World Business Angels Investment Forum, an affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), continues to bridge global investment communities and pave the way for transformative opportunities in the world of angel investing.’’