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  • Nigeria is now more connected with global investment markets

World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) has announced the appointment of Mohammed Ibrahim Jega, co-founder of the Domineum, as International Partner for Nigeria.

International Partner, Ibrahim Jega, will  represent Nigeria at the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum.

The inclusion of Nigeria in WBAF provides a wide range of opportunities for Nigeria’s start-ups, scaleups and high growth businesses and opens doors for economic development.

With this new appointment, Nigeria 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 Nigeria angel investors, incubation centres, 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 Nigeria in WBAF provides a wide range of opportunities for Nigeria’s start-ups, scaleups and high growth businesses and opens doors for economic development.

Speaking on the Jega’s appointment, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the World Business Angels Investment Forum, Baybars Altuntas, 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 Nigeria will soon become a country that can foster the development of its economy in a more entrepreneurial atmosphere.”

The Man Mohammed Ibrahim Jega

Mohammed Ibrahim Jega is Co-founder of Domineum a blockchain enabled registry and real estate solutions, 

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the Chief Business Development Executive at Vogue Pay, an Online payment processing company and a Founding Director of Young CEOs Business Forum, a platform instituted to inspire, empower, motivate and support African and World Venture Young Leaders.

He is the Chief Marketing Officer at mAcademy an e-learning platform with the vision to get quality and affordable learning at fingers tips of every Nigerian.

Mohammed is the Founder of Startup Arewa, a platform designed to build a Sustainable Northern Tech Ecosystem and unlocking the potentials of the Region.

He is also a Director at Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute. 

Jega is a graduate of Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Post Graduate in Computer Science and a Masters in Information Systems.

He has attended Local and International Trainings, Conferences, Seminars and Symposiums. Mohammed has a vast experience in Business Development, Marketing, Project Management, Content Development and Application Development. 

Amongst other membership of International Organization, Mohammed is a Board Member, Young Innovators Nigeria, Kickcity, Cyber Security Challenge Nigeria G(CYSEC-NG) Ambassador, Board Chairman AgricTech Hub and also Chairman, Advisory Board of AIESEC ABU Zaria.

Mohammed Ibrahim Jega is one of the 30 Nominee of Abuja based African Digital Voices inducted into African Digital Voices Network.

What you should know about 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.

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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.

GPFI

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.

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