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Angel Investing

  • Event-Date
    September 24 –
    September 24, 2014
  • City
    Lagos , Nigeria

VC4Africa presents: Investor Summit at DEMO Africa 2014. The event will be the first time networks like Cairo AngelsLagos Angels NetworkGhana Angel Investors NetworkAfrica Angels NetworkAngel Africa List and others come together to meet, exchange best practices, share lessons learned and set the road map for the future.

Nigeria.  On Wednesday September 24, the day before DEMO Africa 2014 VC4Africa is bringing together different Angel Networks that have emerged across Africa over the past years. The event will be the first time networks like the Cairo Angels, the Lagos Angels Network, the Ghana Angel Investors Network, Africa Angels Network and others come together to talk about “the Future of Angel Investing in Africa”. Experts from infoDev, the WorldBank, the African Development Bank, EBAN (the European Business Angels Networks), the VC4Africa Investor Network and others are invited to join the conversation too.

“As a growing number of investors from across the continent achieve success, so does our ability to support new generations of entrepreneurs coming up.”

– Ben White, CEO VC4Africa

The Investor Summit will focus on knowledge exchange between the different angel investors and angel investor networks and focus on the roadmap of the future of angel investing in Africa. The program will consist of speakers, break-away sessions and fireside chats. Investors will be both local and international and will consist of angel investors, impact investors, venture capital funds, corporates (corporate venture capital); all focused on early stage SME investing. Key note speakers will be announced shortly.

“One of the critical components being an angel, is the ability to mentor”

– Tomi H Davies, Chairman Lagos Angel Network

The day will conclude with an exclusive investor-only cocktail on the evening of September 24 at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria.

If you are interested in participating, please check out VC4Africa’s special offer.

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