The Saab Group has become a gold sponsor of the EBAN Winter University 2016 Conference of Business Angels which will be held on the 29th and the 30th of November in Zagreb.
A cooperation agreement was signed at the residence of the Ambassador of Sweden Lars Schmidt. The official signing of the agreement was attended by Davorin Stetner, the president of the CRANE (Croatian Business Angels Network) and representatives of the Saab group Sanja Hrvojevic Beganovic and Pierre Gauffin supported by the Swedish ambassador Schmidt.
''I am very pleased that a multinational company like the Saab Group has recognized the importance of this conference and decided to support us as a gold sponsor. Their support is a clear indicator of the quality of our work and a great motivation for our further activities and work. The Saab Group is known for its global presence and continuous investment in the development of techologies and innovation which make this group a kind of a symbol of the values that we want to promote through our conference'', said Davorin Stetner, the president of the CRANE and the main organizer of the conference.
The EBAN Winter University 2016 is the biggest European business angels conference, organized by the Croatian Business Angels Network (CRANE) and the city of Zagreb. It will gather more than 1,700 participants i.e. 400 business angels, over 100 start-ups, a few hundred students from all over the world and many others.
Speakers at the conference will be some of the most prominent business angels and investors, as well as professionals from the start-up industry who will participate in workshops and panels and give lectures and insights in the latest trends in the industry.
The conference will be attended by Bruce Dickinson, the front man of Iron Maiden, commercial pilot and entrepreneur, Johann Hansmann, the best European early stage investor, Dov Moran, the inventor of the USB stick, Tom Tyler, Bloomberg Global Head of Corporate and Investor Access, Peter Cowley the UK Business Angel of the Year 2014/2015, Frank Salzgeber from the European Space Agency (ESA), Candace Johnson, the president of EBAN and one of the 50 most powerful women in Europe and many others.