Conference

HBAN All-island Business Angels Conference 2019

 

Date:     Thursday, 14th February 2019
Time:    9.30am Conference Start
Venue:   Powerscourt Hotel, Co. Wicklow

The HBAN All-island Business Angels Conference is designed to bring together new and existing business angels from across the island of Ireland to learn, network and collaborate. The theme of this years' conference is Angel investing is a Team Sport, with everyone on the pitch…

The event is Ireland’s only angel investment-focused national conference and is targeted at new angels who are looking for structured and quality deal flow. The event will also be of interest to those looking to invest and create de-risked portfolios with likeminded investors through syndicates.  

There will be a number of international speakers at the conference as well as speakers from the start-up and investment ecosystem in Ireland.

Have you ever thought about business angel investing but don’t know where to start?

Are you interested in learning how you can support & invest in some of Ireland’s most exciting start-ups?

Join us at Ireland’s only angel investment-focused all-island conference

 

At the event, speakers and experts will talk about their experiences of angel investing, leveraging the HBAN network and international HBAN syndicates. There will also be workshops on portfolio management, exit strategies and due diligence. In addition, a number of successful companies will be presenting to the conference delegates.

Angel investing forms an important part of the start-up ecosystem in Ireland. The €13.6 million invested by HBAN angels in 2016 was a 25% increase on the amount invested the previous year. In the last 10 years, HBAN angels invested over €80 million in Irish start-ups. These investments have leveraged a further €124 million from other public and private funds, bringing the total invested to €204 million.

A joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, HBAN’s service includes identifying high-potential start-ups and going through a process of vetting, preparing and confirming these companies as investor-ready. These start-ups then go on to present to potential investors at different HBAN-organised investor forums and syndicate meetings.

The conference is open to non-HBAN members who want to see how the HBAN network works, connect with HBAN angels and listen to pitches from high-potential start-ups. Tickets for the conference are priced at €50 (free for members of HBAN) and are available now.      

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