BAE Business Angels Europe - Conference on Angel Investment Research 2016

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Zeche Zollverein
Gelsenkirchener Str. 181

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Business Angels Europe (BAE), the European Confederation of Angel Investing, representing the European Business Angels' Federations and Trade associations in Europe, will organise

BAE Business Angels Europe - Conference on Angel Investment Research 2016

hosted by Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland e.V. (BAND) - the German Business Angel Association

Monday, 22nd of February 2016 from 09:30am – 06:30pm in Essen, Germany

The conference will take place in Germany in the city of Essen at the unique ZOLLVEREIN UNESCO World Heritage Site, the cultural heart of the Ruhr Area. After the Berlin Conference in 2013 this is the second time that scientists and academics specialized or interested in Angel Investment research from all over Europe will gather together to continue the scientific dialogue about angel investment research and to strengthen their "community".

The conference will focus on the following subjects in three consecutive sessions

  • Session 1: State of the Art: What do we know about the European Business Angels markets?
  • Session 2: Needs and Requirements: the view of the market players and the politicians
  • Session 3: Research instruments and methodology – how to explore the “visible” and the “invisible” Angel market?

We are delighted to welcome some of the most renowned angel investment researchers of Europe for the conference in Essen, among them are:

  • Prof. Dr. Jörn Block, University of Trier, Germany
  • Prof. Vincenzo Capizzi, Professor for banking and finance, Universita del Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy
  • Dr. Christophe Bonnet, Professeur de finance, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
  • Dr. Helmut Krämer-Eis, European Investment Fund, EIF
  • Prof. Tom Lahti, Hanken School of Economics, Finland
  • Dr. Georg Licht, Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Colin Mason, University of Glasgow, GB
  • Prof. Miruna Radu-Lefebvre, France
  • Sofia Avdeitchikova, Sweden
  • Prof. Peter Wirtz, Jean Moulin University, Lyon, France

Researchers in the field of angel investment are invited to gather together from all over Europe. Participation is by invitation only.

Final Agenda