February, 2024
 EBAN "Gateway to Europe" Committee
Calling all startups from Georgia, the Caucasus, and the Central Asia region!
The European Business Angel Network (EBAN) and the Georgian Business Angel Network (AXEL) established a "Gateway to Europe" committee to facilitate the connection between the startup and investment ecosystems in Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia.

Central Asia and the Caucasus are rapidly growing economic regions with significant potential for investment and collaboration with Europe. Georgia, as a strategically located country in the region, serves as a natural gateway between Europe and the region.

This committee presents a unique opportunity for regional startups and investors. This initiative builds a bridge and opens doors to growth and exciting new opportunities.
Mission and Objectives:

This committee is all about bringing together different countries who aim to help startups grow and merge regional and European Business Angel Network. The committee's main activity focuses on helping regional startups attract investments. Georgia will act as a facilitator, encouraging regional startups and fostering the further development of the Georgian startup ecosystem.

We are proud to invite you to the online launch of the Committee: ''Gateway to Europe,'' on FEBRUARY 27TH AT 18:00 (Tbilisi time).

EBAN Committee Launch:

During the meeting we'll be diving deep into the committee's mission and goals. We will announce the next steps taken within the committee framework.

Under the banner of "Gateway to European Angel Investing," the meeting promises an insightful presentation on the committee, EBAN, and Axel. A brief panel discussion will ensue, followed by an open forum for discourse. This collaboration between Axel and EBAN promises to be powerful force in the development of Georgian and regional startup ecosystem.

About Axel:
Axel is the first and largest Georgian Business Angel Network, dedicated to empowering tech startups and helping investments both domestically and internationally. Axel unites up to 90 angel investors and promising 17 portfolio startups. Axel is proud member of EBAN and had earned accolades such as the: ''BEST PERFORMING NEW MEMBER 2023.''

About EBAN:
EBAN, the European Business Angel Network, stands as a beacon of entrepreneurial support, uniting over 100 member organizations across 50 countries. Established in 1999 through collaborative efforts with the European Commission and EURADA, EBAN spearheads investments averaging €11.4 billion annually into pioneering startups and innovations.

''Gateway to Europe'' committee marks the start of something great that will unite countries, spark innovation and support across border investments. Join us on this exciting journey!