The LagosAngels Network (LAN) in partnership with the African Business Angel Network (ABAN), DEMO Africa and Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa), will Wednesday host “The African Opportunity: Angel Investing in Africa” Investor Summit at DEMO Africa 2015 in Lagos.
The Lagos Angel Network (LAN), an association of investors committed to providing mentoring, access to business networks and seed funding to Lagos based start-up entrepreneurs and their early-stage businesses, says the planned enable stakeholders to exchange ideas.
LAN says the summit will bring together early stage investors and leading opinion leaders from across the continent, Europe and the US and will precede DEMO Africa 2015, the launch platform for new technology billed to run September 24 – 25, 2015. All events are scheduled to take place at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria
The Angel Investor Summit will bring together investors from the Lagos Angels Network, Cairo Angels, Ivoire Business Angels, Viktoria Angels, Ghana Angel Investors Network, Africa Angels Network, Cameroon Angels, Silicon Cape, the VC4Africa Investor Network and others to exchange best practices, share lessons learned and set the road map for the future, according to LAN.
According to LAN, “experts from InfoDev, the WorldBank, African Development Bank are expected to join and Ingressive is leading a delegation of US investors to the Summit, which will also be joined by a delegation from EBAN, the European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds and Early Stage Market Players.”
Dotun Sulaiman, Chairman of the Lagos Angel Network (LAN) and chief host of the Summit said “ we are excited to partner with ABAN, DEMO Africa and VC4Africa to host the Angel Investor Summit leading to this years DEMO Africa and providing a forum that brings together delegates from all across the world to exchange best practices, share lessons learned and set the road map for the future of Angel investing in Africa.”