JUNE 12 - 29


Entrepreneurs at the IBF 2018

UKBAA is delighted to welcome our community of Entrepreneurs to take part in the incredible opportunities that the International Business Festival 2018 has to offer. From international networking to investor pitching opportunities, the International Business Festival will offer a platform for innovation, connection and growth

UKBAA Global Investment Summit
June 19, 2018 – Knowledge Stage

We are thrilled to present our flagship Global Investment Summit – Creating Connectivity for Investment in Innovation & Growth, where we will be providing thought leadership on the latest trends and developments in both the UK and international investment markets.

We will welcome an audience of 500 delegates, providing opportunities to connect international market successes, participate in lively debates and connect with key industry players. Entrepreneurs are encouraged to be a part of this fabulous event where we will feature major keynote speakers and panelists from across the UK and international investment communities.

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UKBAA Annual Angel Investment Awards & Gala
June 19, 2018 – Liverpool Cathedral

Now in its 14th year, the annual UKBAA Angel Investment Awards celebrate high growth and success in the angel and early-stage investment market – recognising the fastest growing brands and acknowledging the founders, angels, crowd funders and early-stage venture capital investors behind them.

The Awards are open to high growth companies that have received early-stage finance, as well as angel investors and groups, early-stage venture capital and crowdfunding platforms. The evening provides a wonderful opportunity for innovators’ successes to be celebrated and connections and memories to be made. We encourage you to nominate yourself or innovators you are working with that are making a strong impact in the UK landscape.

For more information click here!

The Investor Pitch
June 12-28 Ongoing

UKBAA is hosting 8 thematic pitching showcase events at the International Business Festival. Over the course of 8 days, entrepreneurs that offer value to their sector and demonstrate a clear need for their innovation will present to an esteemed audience of international investors. Innovators that are at the scale up stage are invited to compete for a coveted pitching spot at the festival. This opportunity is for businesses seeking equity investment that can demonstrate a strong capacity to scale and prove both their traction and achievements. If you are seeking investment to further scale your company and have an innovative business that disrupts and adds value to the market we are looking for you!

For more information click here!
To apply click here!

Investment Workshops
June 12-28, The Knowledge Hub

Throughout the International Business Festival UKBAA will host a series of workshops focused on developing skills and providing insights on the key industry do’s and don’ts. Be Investible is an entrepreneur focused seminar aimed at pitch development and how to attract investment. We will also be offering workshops on Angel Investing for women, focusing on both Women Entrepreneurs and Investors and how to be an Effective Investor. We are committed to guiding entrepreneurs to attract investment opportunities through elevating your pitch, presentation of your business and understanding how to market your business effectively. 

Dates are available here!