Dear ROYBI family, we’re excited to share the announcement below about our Founder & CEO’s new role as the Senator for the United States of America at the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. We are delighted to become the catalyst for bringing the United States and the world closer together in providing opportunities for businesses around the world.
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United States of America is now more connected with global investment markets
As announced by the World Business Angels Investment Forum, Elnaz Sarraf, Founder & CEO Roybi Robot | TIME Best Invention | CNBC World’s Most Promising Startup | Board Member of the Small Business Council USA, has been appointed as Senator for the United States of America. Senator Sarraf to represent the United States of America at the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. The inclusion of the United States of America in WBAF provides a wide range of opportunities for the United States of America’s start-ups, scaleups, and high growth businesses and opens doors for economic development.
(London) With this new appointment, the United States of America has joined the largest forum of the world’s equity investment markets and will now be able to connect more with the global investors market, which will open up splendid opportunities for the country. Now local United States of America angel investors, incubation centers, accelerators, private equity funds, co-investment funds, technology parks, corporate ventures, and aspiring entrepreneurs will have more opportunity to connect with global leaders in the same field.
The inclusion of the United States of America in WBAF provides a wide range of opportunities for the United States of America’s start-ups, scaleups, and high growth businesses and opens doors for economic development.
Baybars Altuntas, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the World Business Angels Investment Forum
says “As an affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnerships for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), the WBAF supports start-ups, develops entrepreneurial ecosystems, and helps venture capital and companies connect with international companies, fin-techs, and other relevant institutions. We are confident about our contribution to the economic development of the country by facilitating connections with entrepreneurial ecosystems. We strongly believe that the United States of America will soon become a country that can foster the development of its economy in a more entrepreneurial atmosphere.”
About the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF)
As an affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) is committed to collaborating globally to empower the economic development of the world by fostering innovative financial instruments for startups, scaleups, innovators, entrepreneurs, and SMEs and to promoting gender equality and women’s participation in all sectors of the world economy. WBAF invites you to join our global efforts to ease access to finance, promote financial inclusion, and create more jobs and social justice.
WBAF accomplishes its mission through various parties and channels. These include 138 high commissioners, senators, and international partners from 79 countries; 7 country offices on 5 continents; the WBAF Business School and its more than 50 faculty members from 32 countries; and 5 international working committees. WBAF also has an angel investment fund, partnerships with 12 global institutions, and economic cooperation agreements with 5 governments. The WBAF World Congress, held in February of each year, hosts at least 5 summits and numerous other events, including a Global Fundraising Stage and a World Excellence Awards ceremony. WBAF also boasts a number of publications, among which are the WBAF Business School Journal, World-Class Startup Magazine, and Angel Investor Review Online.
Official announcement: http://angel-investor.review/wbaf-announces-44-new-senators-and-international-partners-from-europe-africa-north-america-asia-and-latin-america/
The Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) is an inclusive platform for all G20 countries, interested non-G20 countries, and relevant stakeholders to carry forward work on financial inclusion, including implementation of the G20 Financial Inclusion Action Plan endorsed at the G20 Summit in Seoul. Queen Maxima of the Netherlands is the Honorary Patron of the GPFI.
About Elnaz Sarraf
Elnaz Sarraf is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in technology, business, sales, and marketing. Currently, Elnaz is the CEO and Founder of ROYBI; an investor-backed EdTech company focusing on early childhood education, AI, and robotics, that recently raised $4.2 million in its seed round. Elnaz is also a Board Member at the Consumer Technology Association, Small Business Council. Before starting ROYBI, Elnaz co-founded and led a consumer electronics/IoT company, iBaby, serving as the company’s President. As an immigrant and female founder, Elnaz has made worthy accomplishments in a short duration of living in the US. Honors include being selected as Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center Milestone Maker 2018, named the Woman of Influence through Silicon Valley
Business Journal in 2016 and Entrepreneur of The Year in 2016 in Silicon Valley. She has been a speaker at several conferences such as the Mobile World Congress, ASU GSV Summit, Consumer Technology Association, and more.
Corporate website: https://roybirobot.com
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