By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - The World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) announced Monday its new high commissioners and senators during its World Congress 2020 in Istanbul.
"As an affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), the WBAF interacts with leaders in all areas of society to help assess needs and establish goals," the forum said in a press release.
The GPFI is an inclusive platform for all G20 countries, interested non-G20 countries, and relevant stakeholders to carry forward work on financial inclusion.
The two-day congress kicked off on Monday, hosts hundreds of participants from 92 countries and 132 international speakers on 24 panels, including angel investors, venture capitalists, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and business leaders.
The event, for which Anadolu Agency is the global communications partner, is expected to be attended by 1,500 delegates.
The forum engaged with a wide range of institutions -- public and private, local and international, commercial and academic -- to help shape the global agenda of equity and capital markets, according to the press release.
The WBAF now has 132 high commissioners and senators in 78 countries. There are high-level chairmen and investors among commissioners and senators.