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 Town, where Newtown Partners Managing Partner, Llew Claasen, will unpack key principles and share from his many investment experiences. More below.

Looking ahead: Towards the end of March, Peter Jungen will be in SA, with decades of experience and legend-status in Germany. Join him for lunch in JHB on the 24th or dinner in CPT on the 28th.

And then, hot-off-the-press, in May we will have two ‘Women in Angel Investing’ evenings, more details to follow, Save The Date: 16th May JHB, 18th May CPT.

Angel Investor Training | Cape Town

Taking place at Rise, created by Barclays at the Woodstock Exchange in Cape Town this afternoon, we look forward to kicking off Angel training in SA. If you could not make this session, but are interested in future training, please contact us so we can guage interest and plan future events.

The session will cover everything you need to know to get started as an angel investor in SA, including: the setup process, identifying good opportunities, due dilligence, negotiating transaction terms, valuations, deal syndications, balancing your portfolio, your involvement as an investor, second-round financing and exits. The session will also look at best practices for maximising your returns.

Email for enquiries on last minute availability.

More details of the event are available at:

**Note: All proceeds go to SABAN. The South African Business Angel Network (SABAN) is a non-profit, industry association dedicated to growing angel investing in South Africa.

Peter Jungen Visits South Africa

Mr Peter Jungen, German Angel legend, is in town (ie. South Africa) for an Oppenheimer family moment late March and we will be hosting two informal meet-ups to hear his thoughts on the future of global angel investing. [100 word bio]

Check your diary: lunch in Johannesburg on Friday 24th March and dinner in Cape Town on Tuesday 28th March. Not to be missed.

Space is limited, if interested in joining contact Chris at with a winsome reason to have a seat at the table.

SABAN News & Updates:

– Investor Cocktails in Johannesburg at GEC 2017 on 15th March [Enquire]

– National Treasury Announces Relaxations on IP Exchange Control [Read]

Save the Date: Women in Angel Investing, 16 May (JHB) & 18 May (CPT)


SABAN Objectives:

– Raising awareness of Angel investing activity

– Capacity building / training

– Lobbying for regulatory improvements

– Seeding Angel Groups in major economic hubs

– Research

– Accreditation

– Networking

– Awards

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