For the first time, WBAF 2018, the world's biggest annual gathering of early-stage equity and investment markets, will have 5 important summits running concurrently and will host more than 1000 delegates from around the world. WBAF 2018 will also salute the global successes of the year at the World Excellence Awards & VIP Gala Dinner at the Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul. 

The WBAF Annual Conference 2018 will focus on angel investors partnering with family offices and wealth management institutions. Start-ups, scale-ups and angel investors will be able to connect at the TAKE INVEST SUMMIT. The CEO-PRENEURSHIP SUMMIT will focus on transforming CEOs into angel investors, while the FINTECH SUMMIT will deal with issues of financial inclusion and ways to democratize access to finance. And don’t miss the opportunity generate innovative ideas to mobilize private and public capital for the social good at the IMPACT INVESTMENT SUMMIT.

Unlocking the Potential for Innovation: Angel Investors Partnering with Family Offices and Wealth Management Institutions

Building on the success of the 2017 World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), this year’s forum will focus on the theme ‘Unlocking the Potential for Innovation:Angel Investors Partnering with Family Offices and Wealth Management Institutions’.The discussions will explore howfamily offices and wealth management institutions can foster open innovation and deliver more business value through partnerships with angel investors, start-ups, scale-ups, high-growth businesses and SMEs.

As a global organization, the World Business Angels Investment Forum brings together key players of the equity market to discuss the benefits of and the challenges to the angel investment community’s achieving successful growth for their businesses and to discuss what more can be done to connect the early-stage market ecosystem. In the wake of the global economic crisis, it was far from easy to reach out for any kind of finance, smart or otherwise.The World Business Angels Investment Forum focuses on developing innovative financial instruments for entrepreneurs and SMEs as a part of its global agenda.

Organizer: WBAF

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