startAD, the Abu Dhabi-based global accelerator anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi and powered by Tamkeen, will host the fifth edition of its Angel Rising Investor Education Symposium on Saturday, March 23.
Organized under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Economy, and in partnership with VentureSouq, the Symposium’s theme this year is Looking East: The New Digital Silk Road & The Future of the Global Technology Order.
Taking place at NYU Abu Dhabi, Angel Rising will highlight the UAE’s role in shaping the future of the global economy with the emergence of new technologies and markets in China, India, and Africa. Open to the public, the Symposium is free to attend; prior registration is required.
The Symposium will welcome a number of renowned investors and experts, including:
- Assistant Undersecretary and Head of UAE Executive Team for the Global Innovation Index His Excellency Abdallah Al Shamsi
- Chief Executive Officer of China SilkRoad Investment & Development Winston Ma Wenyan
The annual Symposium intends to elevate a new class of Angel Investors by providing education on key topics related to Angel Investing, demystify the startup investing landscape, facilitate conversation among community and industry leaders, and ultimately inspire more investors to fuel greater innovation in the UAE and beyond. Angel Rising 2019 is supported by Etihad, Latham & Watkins, Khalifa Fund, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), and UAE Exchange.