ABAF Sri Lanka (11-13 October, 2017)

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,Lankan Network


The Lankan Angel Network is pleased to announce that Sri Lanka will be hosting the Asian Business Angel Forum 2017 for the very first time in Sri Lanka on the 12th of October at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel Colombo. ABAF is an annual start-up investor forum that attracts premier business angels,Venture Capitalist, Entreprenuers, policy makers and other likeminded HNI’s to one platform and has been hosted across Asia since 2010.

Along with the forum will be the finale of Sri Lanka’s signature start-up business plan competition Venture Engine.
Venture Engine is a platform that has been recognized and awarded for its outstanding commitment to empower local entrepreneurship over the last 5 years raising over $10M in seed and follow on funding paving the way for 25 start-ups to launch and grow their businesses. See event agenda below.

Program Overview


Investor Forum Topics; 

Key Note: Dr. Clarence Tan (Former Ambassador Singularity University)

-Exponential Technology reshaping the potential of Future Start-ups


Panel Discussions;

·         Regional trends in start-up investing

·         Cross Border investing (Facilitating cross border amount angel networks)

·         Driving exits

-         Impact Funding


For registrations

Registrations: $500 ($250 for network members)

Contact : Jaime, info@lankanangelnetwork.com , +94777039889

We look forward to seeing you in Colombo !


Date/ Time/ Event

Wednesday, 11th Oct

9am – 5pm,  Venture Engine 2017 final pitches

7pm onwards,  Venture Engine Awards Ceremony & Networking Cocktails

Thursday, 12th Oct

9am – 5pm,  ABAF Investor Forum

8pm onwards,  Dinner (TBC)

Friday, 13th October

9am – 1pm,  Colombo City Tour


Enquiry: events@hkban.org 

tel. 81007005