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How to become an Angel in Suisse Romande (in English) Joint A3 Angels & Insead alumni conference


  • Mardi 9 avril  18:30
  • How to become an Angel in Suisse Romande (in English)
This event will set out the landscape for Angels in Suisse Romande: we will discuss what it takes to be a successful angel investor, we will examine the importance of providing mentorship in order to enhance the chances for success for a business and we will identify the ideal profile of an angel investor and mentor. We will also provide an overview of different Angel network and crowd-funding organisations in the region and invite interested attendees to future Angel focused events.


  • Introduction:
    • Claude Florin, President of A3 Angels, partner at Venture Concept, member of the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation program for start-ups
  • Panel/Q&A: Pedro Bados, Marco Boella, Martin Velasco
    • Pedro Bados, Nexthink President and CEO.
    • Marco Boella, Chief Executive Officer of Lemoptix
    • Martin Velasco, leading European “Business Angel”, board member Anecova, ART - In Vivo Fertilization, Sumerian, IT Analytics, Cocomore, Digital Communications Agency & IT Services and Aridhia, Health Informatics.
  • Moderator:
    • Kelly Richdale, VP Marketing and Sales for ID Quantique, past founder of A4Vision, specialising .
  • Next Steps:
    • Colin Turner, lawyer, experience corporate VC at Inventages, “Nestle Fund”, Intel Capital , Motorola


  • 18:00 – 18:30 Registration
  • 18:30 – 20:00 Presentations and Q&A
  • 20:00 - 21:30 Cocktail and finger food


  • Members A3 Angels, INSEA, guests
  • Candidate business angels (investors and mentors)


  • Registration (click here)
  • Cost 50CHF for EPFL & INSEAD alumni or A3 Angels member, 75 CHF for non-member
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April 9th, 2013 18:00   through   21:30
35, rue des Noirettes
UBS Acacias
1227 Genève, GE

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Phone: +41 79 866 10 00
Participation CHF 50.00