Istanbul angel investor forum sees two int’l deals inked

ISTANBUL (AA): Two international agreements were signed Monday as part of the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) in Istanbul.

The WBAF, Kosovo’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ministry and Ghana Business Development Ministry signed an economic cooperation agreement to boost start-up economy and innovation.

With the agreement, entrepreneurship and angel investment will be included in both countries’ action plans for 2019. The agreement was signed by Kosovo’s Minister of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Besim Beqaj, Ghanaian Minister for Business Development Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, and Baybars Altuntas, the chairman of the WBAF.

The other agreement, “The Implementation Agreement for the WBAF Master Plan for African Economies”, was signed between the WBAF and Ghana.

The agreement provides a financial road-map for African entrepreneurs over the next two years.