Join alumni from leading universities to invest expertise and financial capital in the growth of exciting start-ups.

Chicago Angels Network will host its inaugural pitch event on Saturday, 27th April 2013 at the Chicago Booth London Campus.

The pitch event will be followed by a dinner where Per Strömberg, Adjunct Professor of Finance, Chicago Booth, will share his research insights on "Investing in Start-ups".

View the agenda and event format online>

We are pleased to invite the following exciting start-ups to pitch at the event (thanks again to the deal review team for their insights):

  1. Sanona - Netflix for non-English Language Movies starting with Bollywood (Deal Captain: Suraj Badlani)
  2. Pangea Payments - disrupting migrant worker remittance business (Deal Captain: Shehreyar Hameed)
  3. MENA360 - One-stop commercial and supply chain partner to global brands for e-commerce in MENA (Deal Captains: Rama Veeraragoo & Ilias Kantzos)
  4. Hopster - On-demand TV and learning platform for children aged 2-6 (Deal Captains: Rama Veeraragoo & Ilias Kantzos)


Chicago Booth Europe Campus
Woolgate Exchange
25 Basinghall Street
London EC2V 5HA, United Kingdom

Event Details

What is Chicago Angels Network?

C.A.N. is disrupting an age-old paradigm of angel investing by creating a global, trusted network of domain experts, mentors and angel investors. We help entrepreneurs leverage our capital and international professional network to build successful and fast growing businesses.

We are assembling a highly respected and global Advisory Board which currently includes:

Jonathan Weiss, MBA'00, MD'01

Robert Gertner, Joel F. Gemunder Professor of Strategy and Finance; Deputy Dean for the Part-Time MBA Programs, Chicago Booth

Bruce Rigal, '89

Ramon Tisaire, '91

We look forward to engaging with you to create a truly unique organization.

C.A.N. Management Team

Kathleen Fitzgerald '01, Shehreyar Hameed '05, Rama Veeraragoo '12 (EXP-17)


Pitch Event & Dinner £50
Pitch Event £30
(includes networking drinks)


Register Online

Deadline: 4/24/2013

Speaker Profiles

Per Strömberg (Speaker)
Adjunct Professor of Finance, Chicago Booth


Rama Veeraragoo, '12 (EXP-17)