The Lagos Angel Network (LAN) is collaborating with the Bank of Industry (BOI) in its forthcoming event slated for November 2nd 2018 at the Impact Hub, 14 Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
The Lagos Angel Network (LAN) in collaboration with the Bank of industry (BOI) will be hosting an inaugural learning and business networking event for entrepreneurs. The program is designed to prepare entrepreneurs for fund raising and also introduce the LAN-BOI partnership to the Nigerian Startup ecosystem.
The theme of the event is “Raising capital for your startup” and it will be the first in a series of events designed to give entrepreneurs an opportunity to meet and have one-on-one interactions with Angel Investors and credit specialists looking to provide debt and equity funding for viable businesses. Participants will also learn about how the Lagos Angel Network (LAN) and Bank of Industry (BOI) select businesses to fund.
The Lagos Angel Network (LAN) is a “not for profit” entity set up for the purpose of organizing seed funders (“Business Angels”) to invest in start-up businesses. LAN is an association of committed members that provide early stage, seed funding and mentoring for start-up entrepreneurs.
The Bank of Industry Limited (BOI) is Nigeria’s oldest, largest and most successful development financing institution providing financial assistance for the establishment of large, medium and small projects as well as the expansion, diversification and modernization of existing enterprises; and rehabilitation of existing ones.
Nigerian startups raised $17.6m in Q1 2019, 8.5% higher than they did in Q1 2018. Find out more in the latest quarterly edition of the Nigerian Startup Funding Report here.