Angel Rising 2019 — Investor Education Symposium


WHEN March 23, 2019
WHERE NYU Abu Dhabi WHO startAD Open to the Public


More than 200 industry and community leaders in Abu Dhabi will convene for the event and discuss methods to empower new angel investors, as well as strengthen the potential of Angel Investment in creating a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem in the UAE.

This year’s symposium explores the theme of "Looking East - The New Digital Silk Road & The Future of the Global Technology Order" and brings together renowned local and global experts.

Registration and Agenda

View the agenda and register.

Supported by
United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy

Sponsored by
  • Abu Dhabi Global Market
  • Ecosystem Partners
  • Etihad Airways
  • Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development
  • Latham & Watkins, LLP
  • UAExchange
  • U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council
  • H.E. Abdallah Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary and Head of UAE Executive Team, UAE Ministry of Economy and Global Innovation Index
  • Anshuman Bapna, Chief Product Officer, Goibibo (MakeMyTrip group)
  • Caroline Faraj, VP, Arabic Services, CNN
  • Ramesh Jagannathan, Managing Director, startAD at NYU Abu Dhabi
  • Vani Kola, Managing Director, Kalaari Capital
  • Eyad Latif, Counsel, Latham & Watkins
  • Winston Ma, CEO, China Silkroad Investment
  • Jillian Manus, Managing Partner, Structure Capital
  • Brian Meenagh, Partner, Latham & Watkins
  • Ken Miller, President and CEO, Ken Miller Capital
  • Suren Shetty, Chief Information Officer, UAE Exchange
  • Harjiv Singh, Founder and CEO, BrainGain Global
  • John Tate, CEO, Tamkeen
  • Pule Taukobong, Founding Partner, CRE Venture Capital
  • Martin Tideström, Business Development Director, ADGM

In Collaboration with

Venture Souq

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