WBAF 2017

A selection of sessions from WBAF 2017

TRT World

TRT World features the World Business Angels Investment Forum 2017, with insights from speakers and other delegates.

US Ambassador to the EU

Anthony Gardner, US Ambassador to the EU, makes a comparative analysis of US and EU entrepreneurship.

UK Investment Minister

Greg Hands, the UK’s Minister of State for Trade and Investment, addresses the WBAF 2017 delegates.

Chairman’s Welcome Speech

Baybars Altuntas, Chairman of the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), makes a welcome speech.

Keynote Speech

Sam Tidswell presents the keynote speech of the UK Prime Minister’s Business Ambassador for FinTech, Alastair Lukies, about the future of fintechs.

Keynote Speech

Paul Doany, Chief Executive Officer of Turk Telekom, speaks about the relationship between start-ups and corporate ventures.

Panel Discussion

Action plans of global business leaders for connecting early-stage equity markets with corporate venture capital (CVC).

Panel Discussion

A New Roadmap: From Startups to Angel Investors to Corporate Ventures to Stock Exchanges

Panel Discussion

The Changing Role of Banks in the Early-Stage Phases of Capital Markets

Panel Discussion

Technoparks 3.0: New Rules of the Game to Accelerate Investment Readiness for Angel Investors and Corporate Ventures

Panel Discussion

The Strategic Role of Global Corporate Ventures in Building and Maintaining National Competitiveness

Fireside Chat

Fireside chat with Peter Cowley, UK Angel Investor of the Year 2015 & 2016 – Best Practice: Corporate Ventures as an Exit Strategy