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If you wish to mitigate risk in angel investing through building a diversified portfolio of investments then the syndicate model is for you. HBAN can connect you to like minded investors with similar investment interests.



Are you looking to get access to ambitious companies with growth potential? Are you looking to invest in new high potential start ups from Ireland’s emerging knowledge sector? Then speak to HBAN today.



If you are an early stage company in the knowledge sector looking for funds, we’d like to hear from you. Working with HBAN will ensure you have the best chance of raising finance.

What do we do?

Halo Business Angel Network is an all-island umbrella group responsible for the development of business angel syndicates on the island of Ireland. HBAN is actively working to increase the number of angel investors who are interested in investing in early stage technology, clean tech, medical device and agrifood companies and supporting the early stage entrepreneurial community.

Business angel investment is developing as an increasingly important asset class for the seed and early growth stage financing of innovative startups on the island....

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NDRC’s Female Founders find a winner

NDRC’s Female Founders, a pre-accelerator for new technology startups with gender diversity in their founding teams in partnership with AIB and Enterprise Ireland have announced a winner. The event which took place on 22nd August saw pitches from 9 companies but it was Tara Van Zyl that came out on top and RTE have released this great video explaining why. 

AgriTech Syndicate goes ploughing

HBAN, in partnership with the Agricultural Trust, publishers of the Irish Farmers Journal, will be launching their newest AgriTech syndicate at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.

Mingoa sale a successful exit for Boole investors

Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions, has announced it has acquired Cork based Mingoa, a leading provider of semiconductor IP for hardware accelerated Ethernet OAM and embedded tests. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed but this was a successful exit for investors including members of the HBAN Boole Syndicate.​
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Female Founders Forum (Silicon Republic)

Date: Monday, 30 June 2014
Time: 14:00 to 17:00
Venue: Guniness Storehouse, Dublin 8
Registration: Click here to register (early bird closes 16th June) 

On June 30, exciting keynotes from San Francisco and Paris, as well as local tech entrepreneurs and investors will gather to discuss the future of investment in female-led high potential start-ups in Ireland. It’s a subject close to our hearts at Silicon Republic.
“Women-led private technology companies are more capital-efficient, achieving 35% higher ROI, and, when venture-backed, bringing in 12% higher revenue than male-owned tech companies.”
Source: Women in Technology: Evolving, Ready to Save the World, Kauffman Foundation.


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Anne Ravanona, Founder and CEO, Global Invest Her, is focused on getting Women Entrepreneurs funded faster and increasing gender diversity at work. She is a dynamic, visonary, global businesswoman with over 20 years' experience in Management Consulting & Global Business Development.
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