Wednesday, March 15
13:00 to 15:00
Sandton Convention Centre - Ballroom 3 Level 2

Innovations in Early Stage Investing
Join other investors and professionals in early-stage investing and work together hands-on, brainstorm new ways to solve old problems, and learn from peers around the world about unique challenges and opportunities.

13.00 -  14.00 Breakout Training Sessions:
Participate in intimate group sessions to learn and discuss with peers who’ve “been there and done that.” Inspire them with your innovative approaches and learn a new technique from your colleagues in the field!

Beginner Angels led by Craig Mullett
Best practices in angel investing
Everything you need to know to be a great business angel
Becoming a business angel: deal flow, due diligence, and portfolio diversification
Protecting entrepreneur global IP/scaling IP

Experienced Angels led by Claire Munck
Syndication & new investment trends
Cross-border collaboration

Intermediaries/Policy-Makers led by Karen Wilson
Incubators/Accelerators & the angel investing community
Legal issues around angel investing cross-border

Angel Group Managers led by Ayse Inal 
0-1 everything you need to know about starting an angel group
Successful strategies to grow your group of active angel investors
Building an angel ecosystem: setting up and sustaining angel groups


14:00 - 14:45  Testimonies: The Angel’s Journey
Hear from angel investors on some of the most positive and challenging experiences they’ve had as investors; how they began and what changed over the years. 

Collins Onuegbu, Lagos Angel Investing Network
Paulo Andrez, Portugal BAN
Abdulmalek Al-Jabar, MENA Business Angel Network (invited)
Audrey Mothupi, NFBAN



Speaker Bios: 
Ayse Inal
RA Capital


Karen Wilson


Paulo Andrez
GEN Portugal


Collins Onuegbu
Signal Alliance/lagos Angel Network


Craig Mullett
Branison Group

United States

Claire Munck
Be Angels