The African Business Angel Network (ABAN), a pan African non-profit association founded to support the development of early stage investor has partnered with the Lagos Angels Network (LAN) to hold its first Angel Investor Bootcamp on Friday, July 31 2015 during the Lagos Startup Week.
The event is part of a series of Angel Investor Bootcamps taking place across the continent to help mobilize the early stage investing community. The Bootcamps are organized with the support of the US State Department, VC4Africa and the LIONS Africa Partnership.
Theme for the series is ‘Unlocking capital for early stage innovation’ and lessons learned will feed into the program for the 2nd Annual Angel Investor Summit scheduled for September 23rd as part of DEMO Africa 2015.
The programme will consist of a master-class, expert sessions and in-depth case studies. The master-class will be conducted by world-renowned investor Candace Johnson, the president of EBAN, the pan-European representative for the early stage investor community. The expert sessions will bring together investors from the Lagos Angels Network as well as other seasoned investors. Participating investors will also have an opportunity to join the pitch sessions of the Seedstars World event in Lagos and listen to 10-12 of the best early stage startups from across Nigeria.
According to ABAN, “The intended audience is new aspiring investors who want to learn how to invest as well as seasoned, experienced who look to engage with peers”.
- Date: July 31st
- Time: 0900 – 14:00
- Location – Lagos Startup Week Venue (tentative the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island Lagos