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22 March 2010 [22:08] - Today.Az
Around 300 investors and financiers all around the world will converge in Istanbul in April.
The European Business Angels Network (EBAN) will hold its annual congress at Istanbul's WOW Hotel on April 15-16.
This will be the first time an EBAN congress will take place in Turkey.
The tenth annual congress of EBAN will bring together members of biggest investment and finance organizations in Europe.
With the title of "A cross-road for continents, cultures and early stage investors", this year's event will be hosted by the Middle East Technical University's Technopolis' business angel network (METUTECH-BAN).
The event aims to share best practices, raise awareness and build relations among thousands of investors and other financial actors involved in closing the equity gap and interested in collaborating and investing together.
Germany, Italy, France, Portugal, Netherlands and Spain have hosted the congress since 2000.
The European trade association for business angels, seed funds, and other early stage market players, EBAN serves business angels, business angel networks, seed funds and other early stage investment professionals across Europe.
It brings together over 100 member organizations in 27 countries today. EBAN is the networking platform enabling its members to stay on top of trends in the early stage investment market in Europe, build new relationships, new business opportunities by networking with peers across border, get answers to day-to-day challenges, access the resource center and get ongoing capacity building opportunities, and be represented under one voice representing the interests of early stage investors near European policy makers.