By Invitation Only

April 11, 2015

NYUAD Campus, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi
Conference Center (A6)
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The objective of Angel Rising is to elevate a new class of Angel Investors by providing education on key topics related to Angel Investing to individuals from the region who have expressed an interest in investing in start-ups. The symposium will serve as one initiative within a broader program aimed at providing individuals from the New York University Abu Dhabi and UAE communities with the basic skills required to invest their time and capital into the regional start-up ecosystem. Along with entrepreneurship, funding is a critical component to the development of sustainable enterprise and this symposium is committed to fostering the investing talent and skills within the local community.

Organized by the IDEA Lab at NYUAD and VentureSouq.  Hosted by the NYUAD Institute.


Saturday April 11, 2015

Event Description
2:00pm - 2:10pmWelcome and Introduction
2:10pm - 2:20pm

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Khaldoon Tabaza,
Founder and Managing Director of iMENA Group

2:25pm - 2:55pm

Module 1: Term Sheets

Owen Davis, Managing Director at NYC Seed

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3:00pm - 3:30pm

Module 2: Valuations

Christopher Rogers, Partner at Lumia Capital

Jacob Mullins, CEO & Founder of ExitRound

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3:45pm - 4:15 pm

Module 3: Emerging Key Trends Panel

Moderator: Becky Anderson, Anchor, CNN International

Dr. Khaldoon Tabaza,
Founder & Managing Director of iMENA Group

Shimi Shah, Chairwoman at Carousel Solutions

Matt  Chanoff, Co-Founder at Flashpoint

P.K. Gulati, Founder and Maker-in-Chief at The Assembly

Noor Sweid, Managing Partner, Leap Ventures

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Module 4: Round Up

Start-up Pitch 1: Project IO - Download Presentation

Start-up Pitch 2: Framed Data - Download Prentation

6:00pm - 8:00pmDinner and Social Networking

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