Kite Medical raises funding to develop a pain-free test to detect kidney reflux in children. Investors include the HBAN MedTech Syndicate.
Entrepreneurs could get a huge cash boost for their business, thanks to a total prize fund of €280,000 on offer from InterTradeIreland’s 16th Seedcorn Business Competition 2018.
The American Angel, a new comprehensive national study released today, provides a detailed picture of angel investors, who they are, where they live, and how they make investment decisions. Key findings include:
Start-up companies across the island are being offered the opportunity to learn more about how to cash in on a €280,000 prize fund in the InterTradeIreland All-island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition 2018.
Who is the American Angel? What makes an angel investor successful? How do they make investment decisions? What are the best strategies and best practices to reap positive returns?
Even with a right-sized approach, every time I get into a project, I am always reminded that diligence is still a fair amount of work. At Launchpad we estimate that we spend around 40 person hours on a typical diligence process by the time the project is completed. If you are dealing with busy investors who are volunteering to do this work, burnout is a real risk.
HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland and InterTradeIreland, today announces the fastest deal done in its history. An individual HBAN angel investor transferred €50,000 to Incereb, a neonatal monitoring sensors company, just 48 hours after hearing the Irish company’s presentation.
Global Payroll Software company, Payslip, today announced a €1 million investment, led by Frontline Ventures and AIB, and leading Technology Investors, Tribal, HBAN Bloom Equity, WxNW Syndicates & Enterprise Ireland.
HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland and InterTradeIreland, today announces a €300,000 investment in Kilkenny-based ND Sports Performance and its cloud-based hamstring assessment system products for hamstring injury prevention and improving athlete performance. The funding, which will lead to the creation of up to 10 new jobs, was led by HBAN’s South East Business Angel Network (SEBAN), with support from Enterprise Ireland.
HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland and InterTradeIreland, today announces its first overseas partnership with the New York-based Digital Irish Angels (DIA) Syndicate. The collaboration with HBAN, was officially launched at an event in the Residence of the Consul General, Mr. Ciarán Madden, in New York City, this partnership will enable the syndicate to invest and support early stage Irish companies who have a US market focus.
Human capital investment in a budding start-up can be just as, if not more, crucial to success than a cash injection.
Adhering to strict investment criteria can guide an angel investor to success, but there are always exceptions to the rule.
HBAN national director John Phelan spoke with ThinkBusiness.ie about why the HBAN National Conference is perfect for those who are thinking of becoming a Business Angel.