Upcoming Events

August 18, 2014 – August 19, 2014

Angel Camp Training Days


More details about the programme and registration will follow soon.

Start: August 18, 2014
End: August 19, 2014
Cost: Free

September 7, 2014 – September 9, 2014

Nordic Life Science Days 2014 & ECCP 2014


SwedenBIO – the Swedish Life Science Industry Organisation – invites you to join the Nordic Life Science Days – the largest Nordic partnering conference for the global Life Science industry.

Bringing together the best talents in Life Science, offering amazing networking and partnering opportunities, providing inputs and content on the most recent trends.

Nordic Life Science Days attracts leading decision makers from the Life Science sector, not only from biotech,  pharma and medtech but also from finances, research, policy and regulatory authorities.

Based on cutting-edge and advanced partnering and networking tools, Nordic Life Science Days showcases the best the Nordic region has to offer.

What’s new in 2014:

In 2014, the Nordic Life Science Days, in close cooperation with Oslo Cancer Cluster and Toulouse Cancer-Bio-Santé Cluster, will integrate the European Cancer Cluster Partnering conference (ECCP 2014) as its Special Oncology track.

The Nordic region is proud to host some of the world’s most innovative biotech, medtech and pharma companies. It also has the 12th strongest economy, making it the perfect place to invest.  Set in the idyllic city of Stockholm, the conference offers conference sessions, panel discussions, company presentations, exhibition, face-to-face meetings and unique receptions, providing so many opportunities to network with peers, potential partners and investors.

Start: September 7, 2014 2:00 pm
End: September 9, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center
Nils Ericsons Plan 4, Stockholm, Sweden

September 19, 2014

Enter Europe

The ENTER Europe expert workshop for investors and lenders will be held on 19 September 2014 in the brand new venue of Cap Digital in the heart of Paris. Please, check the full programme and apply today!

Registration is extended until 18 August 2014! 

Develop attractive lending and investment products for the audio-visual industry

You are interested in understanding how to create new and innovative funding products for the European film and games sector? You are an investor, business angel, manager of a venture capital fund, a banker, or a financial intermediary, wanting to make more educated financing decisions and to minimise your investment risk?
Apply today for ENTER Europe and get the unique chance to: 

Join an intensive specialised one-day workshop in Paris or a workshop customised to support your product development if you are an organisation.

Participants will work with experienced financing and industry experts on the development of their own innovative financing tools. The focus of the training lies on better assessing the credit-worthiness of SMEs in the Creative Industries and their actual profit-margins, on dealing with ‘intangible assets’ such as intellectual property rights, on modern risk mitigation strategies and on understanding how to use the EU’s new Loan Guarantee Facility.

Furthermore, it will introduce the participants to investment leverage opportunities like European, national, and regional funds and tax schemes as well as to new lending models bringing together lenders, investors, and guarantors.

The program is complemented by a 6-week individual online training, an online access to a collection of expert data and insider publications and a high-level networking event at the Film London Production Finance Market.

Apply for ENTER EUROPE – the professional training for financiers of the European audio-visual industry, supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.

Don´t miss this opportunity and apply now at www.enter-training.net/eu

New application deadline: 18th August, 2014.

Start: September 19, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 19, 2014 6:15 pm
Venue: Cap Digital
14 RUE ALEXANDRE PARODI 75010 , Paris, France

September 22, 2014 – September 26, 2014

GEC2: The Entrepreneurial Mindset

On September 22-26, 2014, President Ivo Josipović of Croatia will host GEC2: The Entrepreneurial Mindset in Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split. President Ivo Josipović of Croatia is the high patron. Co-hosts are Prefect Dubrovnik-Neretva County Nikola Dobroslavić and the Mayor of the City of Split Ivo Baldasar.

The gathering will explore new approaches from around the world that are inspiring and empowering more citizens to start thinking like entrepreneurs and sharpening the underlying skills that enable them to succeed. Over the past six years, the Global Entrepreneurial Congress (GEC) has evolved into a premier annual gathering of startup champions from 140 nations dedicated to building and strengthening entrepreneurial ecosystems that fuel advances in innovation and economic growth.

Entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, thought leaders and policy-makers work together to help new firms start and scale. GEC2 has emerged to fill a need for more in-depth collaboration.

Start: September 22, 2014 8:00 am
End: September 26, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Around Croatia
Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Split, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)

September 29, 2014 – September 30, 2014

Re-Invest in Future | Angel Plan (Spanish Programme)


BCN Business Angels, “Fundación INLEA” and the City Hall of Barcelona through Barcelona Activa, launch the Re-Invest in Future- Angel Plan, a training plan aimed to form, mainly, people with experience and equity in order to boost businesses. The program is oriented to people, generally executives and businessmen with a certain financial capacity, in order to expand their knowledge on this field and begin to make their first investments accompanied by experts.

Re-Invest in Future-Angel Plan has an accompanying format program, supporting the new Business Angels in their involvement in new projects or in companies with changes required. In addition, the speakers who are involved are professional and successful businessmen from different industries looking forward to share their knowledge and experience of this field.

This training plan takes place in Barcelona the 29th and 30th of September, from 9:30 to 18:00 hours.

The training plan requires a minimum number of 8 participants.

It will be run in Spanish.

Start: September 29, 2014 9:30 am
End: September 30, 2014 9:30 pm
Barcelona, Spain

October 1, 2014 – October 3, 2014

2014 National Angel Summit

Join over 200 investors, industry leaders and startup CEOs from across North America and around the world debating the trends for investing in and supporting early-stage companies in Canada.

  • Network with experienced investors, venture capitalists and other industry leaders
  • Meet prospective co-investors for your portfolio companies
  • Discover national best practices that lead to investor success
  • Sharpen your investment skills with our professional development workshops
Start: October 1, 2014
End: October 3, 2014
Venue: Delta Quebec
690 Boulevard René Lévesque East, Quebec, QC G1R 5A8, Canada

October 8, 2014 – October 10, 2014

Spain Startup The South Summit

Spain Startup organizes one of the leading startup conferences in the South of Europe where the best talent from the Mediterranean and Latin America meet the leading investors and most innovative companies from around the world.

A unique networking opportunity!

A meeting point of the most promising startups with the leading international VCs, business angels and accelerators.
Spain Startup Summit connects the entrepreneurial talent facilitating the uprising of opportunities and potential agreements as well as fostering a network for knowledge sharing of the big corporations withan endless source of innovation: the startups.

A world of business opportunities

Spain Startup Summit is a professional tool that facilitates the interaction among the stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem as a key to a world of business opportunities: innovation and business opportunities for companies, deal flow for investors and visibility, access to financing, clients and strategic partnerships for startups.

A door to open innovation
Spain Startup  believes that open Innovation is the key to the rapidly changing needs of the market. The aim of this initiative is to give companies access to a unique source of innovation creating a unique network where they will find potential alliances with the startups and investing opportunities. Spain Startup offers the companies a unique opportunity to be in touch with the emerging talent, the new technologies and innovative business models.

Start: October 8, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 10, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Las Ventas
Plaza de Toros Las Ventas Alcala 37, Madrid, Spain

November 13, 2014 – November 14, 2014

Berlin Start Up Tour

Management Circle  is one of the most reputable providers of continuing vocational entrepreneurial education, offering a competitive edge that boosts your career. 


The Berlin Start Up Tour will be an exclusive event targeting startups, which offers the opportunity to:

  • Be part of an exclusive circle of professionals and investors peeking behind the curtains of the Berlin’s start up scene.
  • Gain insights in innovative approaches from early stage companies in the fields of e-commerce, mobile and consumer internet.
  • Meet and network with potential R&D partners.
  • Benefit from the opportunity of expanding your investment portfolio.
  • Profit from the structured matching with targeted companies as well as from ice-breaking sessions and get to know selected companies in your area of business.
  • Get inspired by the unconventional spirit of Berlin! There will be showcased a total of 14 start up companies; each participant will attend 6-8 on-site visits focused on specific areas of interest.

The companies that will be showcased are early stage start up enterprises in the fields of e-commerce, mobile and consumer internet.

A complete programme with company descriptions will follow on short notice.

Find here your tour agenda: Berlin Start Up Tour

Special rate for EBAN Members!



Start: November 13, 2014 8:00 am
End: November 14, 2014 6:00 pm
Berlin, Germany

November 17, 2014 – November 18, 2014

10th EVPA Annual Conference


The conference will take place on 17-18 November in Berlin and will look into the topic of “Collaborating for Social Impact: the Next 10 Years

The Annual Conference welcomes both newcomers on the venture philanthropy scene as well as more experienced organisations. In addition to discussing the key issues and important developments in venture philanthropy and social investment, you will have the opportunity to network with other participants in a number of social events.

The Berlin conference would not be possible without the support ofAllianzBertelsmann StiftungBMW FoundationBonVentureHalder, andVodafone Stiftung.

Our conference website is already set up with some information on this year’s conference committee and practical information on the venue and hotel deals.


Start: November 17, 2014
End: November 18, 2014
Berlin, Germany

November 17, 2014 – November 23, 2014

GlobalBAW – Business Angels Week


Start: November 17, 2014
End: November 23, 2014