- April 19, 2019
- Posted by: ebanteam
- Category: News
There are almost 350,000 angel investors in Europe, yet only a few hundred in Poland. That is why, EBAN member COBIN Angels, a Polish networking organization decided to once again award the best business angels in Poland with the “Business Angel of the Year” prize. The Award Ceremony will take place on the 28th of May, at the Gala preceding the “Investment and Finance Forum”. Applications are open till May 6th.
The Business Angel of the Year Award was added as a category in 2018 to specifically highlight business angels and investors who significantly increased the potential of a portfolio company from Poland.
“We are looking for role models. We want to encourage angels and potential angel investors to give their best to companies they support. ” – says Robert Ługowski, Managing Partner at COBIN Angels.
The goal has been to reward investors who support startups not only with capital but also with their business knowledge, experience, and network of contacts. Startups that are successful thanks to the involvement of private investors are invited to submit their Business Angels in the competition. The jury includes a variety of experienced managers and entrepreneurs.
About Cobin Angels
Cobin Angels is a network of private investors, investing their own money in innovative projects in their early stages of development. It was set up in 2015 in Warsaw. The investors in COBIN network are managers: CEOs, funders and top managers of Polish and international firms.
About Executive Club
Executive Club is a networking organization gathering together the representatives of top management from the most important Polish and international companies. Since 2005, the Club has assembled well-established business leaders, whose activities set the direction of development of the Polish economy. The club organizes quarterly meetings and conferences for its members, to enable them to exchange ideas and make new business contacts.