Categoria: Seminari e Convegni
Stato: Archiviata
5 November 2020 - at 10:00 AM CET ONLINE

Business Angels as drivers of impact

A discussion on impact agendas, policies and networks to finance innovative start-ups, organized by Politecnico di Torino (Prof. Elisa Ughetto) and Università La Sapienza (Prof. Mario La Torre).
The seminar will discuss the role played by business angels as drivers of impact in the current entrepreneurial finance landscape, highlighting key issues concerning their impact agendas, network dynamics and public policies to sustain their investments in innovative start-ups.


  • 10:00 AM: Welcome address
    Prof. Elisa Ughetto (Politecnico di Torino) & Prof. Mario La Torre (Università La Sapienza)
  • 10.10-10.40: Business Angels Research at the EIF – Survey results and EAF portfolio analysis
    Dr. Helmut Kraemer-Eis, Dr. Antonia Botsari, Dr. Frank Lang and Dr. Wouter Torfs (European Investment Fund)
  • 10.40-11.00: Impact angels in Italy-a survey
    Prof. Elisa Ughetto and Prof. Paolo Landoni (Politecnico di Torino)
  • 11.00-11.40: Paper development session
    • 11.00: Do business angels’ investments make it easier raising follow-on venture capital financing? An analysis of the relevance of BAs’ investment practices.
      Prof. Vincenzo Capizzi (Università del Piemonte Orientale)
    • 11.20: On the democratisation of 21st Century business angel activity in the UK
      Prof. Marc Cowling (University of Derby)
  • 11.40-12:00: Discussion
Register here!