Entries by SABAN

Angel Breakfast with EBAN president emeritus Peter Jungen

“A winner culture is important, but a failure culture is even more important. Most start ups don’t survive.” Peter Jungen #SABANBreakfast — SABANnetwork (@SABANnetwork) March 24, 2017 Angel breakfast with legendary European angel Peter Jungen. Thanks @SABANnetwork pic.twitter.com/7LVsQF1vnp — Abu Cassim (@ABCassim) March 24, 2017

Angel Investor Masterclass

SABAN hosted an Angel Investor Masterclass at Rise in Cape Town with Newtown Partners’ Llew Claasen and about 25 prospective or current Angel investors. Here some insight snippets: Many startups fail because of the inability of the entrepreneur to execute on the opportunity” Angel Investors utilise their own experience and network to extend the start […]

SABAN Angel Investor Training & News Updates

It’s a particularly busy time in the South African entrepreneur-investor world over the next week as Johannesburg hosts GEC 2017 – the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. SABAN is co-hosting cocktails for investors and agripreneurs on Wednesday 15th March, contact us if interested in attending. This afternoon SABAN hosts its first angel investor training session in Cape […]

5 lessons for (women) business angels

Sara Weinheimer, Founder of podcast series BroadMic looks at her top 5 lessons learned in years of angel investing. The article was published on linkedin. When I first started out as an angel investor, I didn’t know any other women who were doing what I was doing. If you look at the data, my experience […]

SABANlaunch press: SA needs more risk investors to seed SME growth

South Africa needs more risk investors, particularly those aimed at investing in talented black entrepreneurs that struggle to access mentorship and funding. Written and published by Stephen Timm on smallbusinessinsight.org Speaking on Thursday at the Cape Town launch of the South African Business Angel Network (Saban) Entrepreneur and SABAN advisor Vuyisa Qabaka (pictured below) said while the venture […]

Cape Town launch of the South African Business Angel Network

And launch of the Wall of Fame for Technology Enabled Businesses in the Western Cape South Africa’s pursuit of a more equitable and growing economy requires exponential growth in entrepreneurial mindset and endeavour. Angel investors have a critical role to play in achieving this growth – they bring the networks, acumen and access to financing […]