About WBAF 2018

For the first time ever, 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.

WHERE

Swissotel The Bosphorus
Istanbul

WHEN

Sunday–Tuesday
February 18–20, 2018

WBAF 2018

  • WBAF Annual Conference 2018
    (for angel investors)
  • Take Invest Summit 2018
    (for start-ups and scale-ups)
  • CEO-Preneurship Summit 2018
    (for CEOs of global companies over USD 100 million)
 

  • Impact Investment Summit 2018
    (for impact investors)
  • FinTech Summit 2018
    (for finance executives)
  • World Excellence Awards 2018
    (saluting the year’s successes)


Shaping the 2018 Agenda of the world equity markets

Drawing together hundreds of the world’s top business leaders to shape the global agenda of the world early and post-early stage equity markets in 2018.

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 democratise access to finance. And don’t miss the opportunity generate innovative ideas to mobilise private and public capital for the social good at the IMPACT INVESTMENT SUMMIT.


Top business leaders from all over the world

Drawing hundreds of the world’s top business leaders together to learn and do business.

As a global organisation, 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.


Act now!

Last year’s tickets sold very fast,so don’t miss your chance.WBAF 2018 will start in

Tickets

We invite you to join us in our global effort to ease access to smart finance, which will help create more jobs and more social justice worldwide

Turkish delegates may apply for a resident rate. Apply Now

  • WBAF 2018 Pass

    ACCESS TO 2 DAYS OF WBAF 2018
  • Access to WBAF Annual Congress sessions
  • Access to Take Invest Summit 2018 sessions
  • Access to CEO-Preneurship Summit 2018 sessions
  • Access to FinTech Summit 2018 sessions
  • Access to Impact Investment Summit sessions
  • Access to the Global Exchange Forum
  • Access to WBAF Academy sessions
  • Access to WBAF Masterclasses
  • Access to all start-up pitches
  • (Lunch not included.)
  • Tickets are €350 after 1 January 2018.
  • 250
  • Book Now
  • Startup Pass

    EXHIBITION SHOWCASE & ACCESS TO 2 DAYS OF THE WBAF 2018
  • Two days Exhibition Booth
  • 3 Nights Accommodation for 2 founders at the ITU
  • Lunch Box:2 days
  • Breakfast:3 days
  • Table and 2 chairs at the exhibition space
  • 2 Free WBAF 2018 Passes
  • Access to networking with investors
  • Access to WBAF Academy & Masterclasses
  • Access to all WBAF 2018 sessions
  • On-stage pitching
  • €2500 - except for Take Invest Winners
  • 500
  • Book Now
  • Your Spouses

    ACCOMPANYING SPOUSES
  • 3 Nights Accommodation at Swissotel The Bosphorus (with you)(Breakfast not included.)
  • Full-Day Istanbul City Tour on 19 February 2018
  • Ottoman lunch during the city tour.
  • 100
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  • VIP Gala Dinner & VIP Lunches

    SWISSOTEL THE BOSPHORUS ISTANBUL
  • VIP Gala Dinner & World Excellence Awards Ceremony 2018: 19 February 2018 – €100
  • VIP Lunch: 19 February 2018 – €50
  • VIP Lunch: 20 February 2018 – €50
  • Red Carpet Walking before the VIP Gala Dinner
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  • Hotel Booking

    SWISSOTEL THE BOSPHORUS ISTANBUL
  • 1 Night Accommodation at the Swissotel The Bosphorus
  • Single: 135 EUR including Tax
  • Double: 165 EUR including Tax
  • 135
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  • Turkish Airlines
  • Flight Booking

    TURKISH AIRLINES
  • Turkish Airlines is the official airline of WBAF 2018.
  • Please check special discounts on Turkish Airlines for WBAF 2018 Delegates
  • Please send us an email for your special code to benefit from Turkish Airlines special prices
  • REQUEST YOUR DISCOUNT CODE
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WBAF 2018 : Speakers from over 60 countries

By working together across borders, with a common vision, and with these smart dynamics in mind, we are well placed to create positive change in the global economy.

Location

WORLD BUSINESS ANGELS INVESTMENT FORUM 2018

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

WBAF Secretary:
Christina McGimpsey
wbaf2018@wbaforum.org

T: +90 539 666 50 44

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We hope you will join us in Istanbul. We are sure you will find WBAF 2018 a rewarding experience!