Register to the International Business Angels Congress
July 29, 2019
The International Business Angels Congress is first and foremost an international event bringing global perspectives to Europe for European angels to consolidate their market effectively. The event is embedded in the local ecosystem thanks to the special partnership with BAN Vlaanderen, Be Angels and the City of Gent. Together they make the Angel Belgian Day of 7th November accessible to international investors and partners from Europe at large, US, Canada and Asia – a special opening for debates, providing unparalleled access to start-ups, investors, decision-makers, BAN managers and their partners (incubators, VCs, bankers, crowd-funders, lawyers, etc.).
Come to the "smartest square km in Europe" to learn about angel investment and innovation 12-13 September
July 18, 2019
Register now for the next Study Visit which will be held 12-13 September. It'll be a combined Visit to explore innovation and angel investment in Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Essen in Germany.
In the Netherlands, you'll visit the High Tech Campus and attend talks by leading Philips innovation experts, hear about health investing and discuss best practices in cross-border cooperation and syndication. In Germany, you'll have the chance to experience the Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen, now a World Heritage Centre, and discuss how the landscape in Essen has shifted from coal mining to digital. You'll visit the Ruhr Hub and the Impact Factory, an accelerator for social entrepreneurs.
Join the BAE Health Cluster in the EIT Health Investor Network
June 28, 2019
What is it?
The EIT Health Investor Network is a pan-European facilitator of private equity fundraising. It is a selected club that brings together healthcare start-ups and various players of the private equity investment scene to foster cross-border co-investment from seed to series A.
Why should you join?
- to have access to a seed dealflow in healthcare from your country or beyond - currently 15 European countries in Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health are represented
- to introduce your invested start-ups to other investors for syndication at a seed round or even Series A round and offer your investors a possible earlier exit.
- to be part of an international network of investors in private equity that include other BA neworks, family offices and Venture funds
- Enjoy webpiches, investor meetings, international events
- Free membership for BAE members
The Local Leader for Italy is hosting its annual convention, an open meeting that will gather the most relevant stakeholders of the investment scene in the country. The XX IBAN Association Convention will be held next June 28th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the Italian headquarters of PwC, Via Monte Rosa 91 - Milan.
During the day, the latest investment trends will be discussed; in a dedicated panel, women investors and entrepreneurs will share their stories, and the president of BAE Luigi Amati will give a talk on 'Strengthening the ecosystem: when will an Italian co-investment fund to support angel investing?'.
The UK – home to the Silicon Roundabout, the Golden Triangle and the birthplace of science-based angel investment. If you’re trying to build a business angel network, join us!
After visiting Milan and Paris, the third edition of the ESIL Study Visits series will be held in London on 9-12 July 2019. UKBAA is hosting this 4 day-expedition in the European Tech Hub which will include a trip to the renowned innovation hub of Cambridge, the birthplace of science-based angel investing in Europe.
This will be a selective meeting for investors interested in discussing how to create an Effective Angel Ecosystem, and what better way to do it than learning from the UK example.
Forum Life Sciences - Investment pitches - Belgium (Liège) June 20, 2019
June 12, 2019
Event dedicated to Investors only
Bridge2Health (B2H) and Cide-Socran in collaboration with Be Angels organize an Investment Forum on June 20 in Liège.
This event will give you the opportunity to discover 15 mature companies or start-ups representative of our Life Sciences ecosystem.
During this event, these companies with fundraising needs ranging from 1 to 20 million euros, will be invited to make a 10-minute pitch presentation to highlight the most innovative aspects of their technology/product, business model and strategy.
The Investment Forum is by invitation only, providing for focused discussions in smaller groups. It will be a day of intense networking through a combination of pitches and networking sessions.
ESIL Webinar - Exit Investments - Monday 17th of June at 13:00
June 11, 2019
Why should you join this webinar?
Finally, the Exit is here! What and when are the investors receiving? Do not forget the tax considerations! Learn what type of Exits might be and what triggers the most common ones. During the Investment Cycle, Exit will be a main topic of discussion, how should you face each stage to increase the chances of success?
What will be covered?
How do investors Exit investments?
What are the more common types of Exits for Business Angels?
Sale of the start-up to a larger company
Repurchase of shares by new investor or founders/startup
How does the subject of Exit come up during the life of a startup?
ESIL Webinar - Manage investments and follow-on rounds - Wednesday 5th of June at 13:00 CEST
June 4, 2019
Why should you join this webinar?
Business Angels can take an important role to help the companies they invest in; learn why this is important and some examples. During the investment cycle entrepreneurs will face different challenges and investors can provide some support. Understand what Follow-on rounds are, when you can expect them to happen and the different types. Why do entrepreneurs and investors need these documents? Understand the differences and similaries among Term Sheet, Shareholder Agreement and Statutes. Learn the key components these documents should cover, main clauses and how to create and negotiate them.
What will be covered?
How and Why do Angels contribute know-how/support in addition to financing?
What are common challenges entrepreneurs face that angels should recognize?
When do follow-on rounds usually occur and how do they work?