WBAF Business School

It is the position of the WBAF Business School that when investors have had the advantage of training in the best practices of negotiating deals for early-stage investment, they are in a better position to ensure good returns on their investment. With this in mind, the WBAF Business School offers a wide variety of training programmes using a range of input (case studies, panel discussions, and presentations, to name a few), all of which encourage active participation and interaction on the part of those attending.

The WBAF Business School implements all its training programmes, educational webinars and certification programs through 48 international faculty members from 26 countries. Each comes from a successful international entrepreneurial background and brings field knowledge to the classroom, both online and offline.

Attendance Certificates

  • 22 course programmes

  • 6 masterclasses

  • 18 workshops

  • 7 institutional trainings

  • 22 educational webinars

Certification of Qualifications

  • QBAC+ Angel Investor Course & Bootcamp

  • Proficiency Test for Angel Investors

Faculty Members

  • 48 international faculty members

The WBAF Business School serves not just business angels; all types of stakeholders are welcomed, ranging from entrepreneurs and SMEs to banks and stock exchanges to incubation and acceleration centres. The ultimate goal is to contribute to the development of skills and expertise and to foster the kind of creative thinking that leads to innovation and eventual success in the ever-changing market environment of the 21st century.

Who are these WBAF Business School programmes for?

WBAF Business School programmes are suitable for professionals (including CEOs) from listed companies and anyone with an entrepreneurial background, directors of business angel networks, acceleration and incubation centres and techno parks, and individuals who want to set up a business angel network or create a business angel investment group, and entrepreneurs / startups / scaleups / SMEs.

They are also of interest to corporate executives who manage innovation and corporate ventures, early-stage capital fund managers, M&A and business development executives, family office investment managers, entrepreneurs who are raising capital or planning exit strategies, successful entrepreneurs interested in becoming an investor or advisor, members of boards of directors, policymakers wishing to encourage the creation of clusters of innovation in their region, and service providers such as attorneys, accountants, and consultants.

  • CEOs or other professionals from listed companies

  • Directors of business angel networks

  • Professionals in technoparks and acceleration and incubation centres

  • Any individual or institution that wants to create a business angel  investment group by using their own network

  • Investors and entrepreneurs who wish to learn the best practices of global VC and venture development

  • Anyone who wants become a professional business angel network manager/executive


Proficiency Test for Angel Investors

WBAF Business School delivers the world’s only proficiency test for angel investors. The 100-minute test includes 100 multiple choice questions , 50 true/false items, and 2 company valuation maths problems. Candidates who score 70 points and above are certified as Qualified Angel Investors. The test is administered twice a year, generally immediately after a QBAC+ Qualified Angel Investor Course.