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Five Positive Exits In 2015: How This Angel Group Did It

By Marianne Hudson Monday, 8th February 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Ezine Articles, 2015, Angel, 2016.
Every angel investor wants positive exits. Although great exits can take years to come to fruition, angels are willing to put in the time and effort to see the journey through. In the world of angel investing, oftentimes a “good year” equates to realizing one exit. When you can multiply that success by a few more exits, you’ve got a great year. But the real icing on the cake? When those multiple exits are quick exits.

HBAN wins Wealth & Finance Magazine Awards

By Monday, 18th January 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2015, 2016.
Wealth & Finance magazine have announced HBAN as the winner of the 2015 Finance Awards in two categories Best in Investment Growth Strategy and Recognised Leader in Investor Due Diligence in Ireland.

Top 10 Early Stage Investing Articles of 2015

By The Seraf Team Tuesday, 5th January 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2015, Angel, 2016.
2015 was quite a year in the world of early stage investing: lots of new startups, follow-on rounds and exits, not to mention updates on crowdfunding rules and a plethora of newly-minted unicorns. In response, we’ve heard from many thought leaders on how to find the best investments, how to work with entrepreneurs, crowdfunding, the importance of diversity, exit strategies, due diligence best practices, board directors, and more.

Angels reach €50M milestone with Connexicon Medical’s €1.15M investment creating 15 jobs

By Wednesday, 28th October 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Ezine Articles, Deals Done, 2015.
HBAN, a joint initiative of InterTradeIreland and Enterprise Ireland responsible for the all-island promotion of business angel investment, today announces that it has breached the landmark of €50 million invested by business angels. A further €89 million has been leveraged from other sources including Enterprise Ireland, Western Development Commission and local and international venture capital funds.

New Math For High Growth Companies Requires Angel Syndication

By Marianne Hudson Tuesday, 13th October 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Ezine Articles, 2015, Angel.
If you’re an angel investor and aren’t yet well-versed in syndication, now is the time to take notice. The changing math required to fund promising companies explains why: the median deal size for angel groups in 2014 was $800,000 (according to the Halo Report) and the average angel group invested $250,000 (per the Angel Capital Association).

Inclusiveness: An Interesting Way To Improve Angel Results

By Marianne Hudson Friday, 2nd October 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Ezine Articles, 2015, Angel.
A new buzzword in entrepreneurship and equity investing is “inclusiveness.”  It is gaining traction with Venture Capitalists and angels alike, who see that building the diversity of the investor community and the entrepreneurs they invest in is not only a good societal goal, but it is also a way to build great deal flow, make better investment decisions, and grow returns.

Tell Them To Go It Alone: Tag-Team Pitches are Terrible

By Christopher Mirabile Monday, 28th September 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Ezine Articles, 2015, Entrepreneur.
As a mentor and startup advisor, one of the most common fund-raising questions founders ask you is: can my co-founder and I pitch the company together? I suggest you tell them to strongly resist the temptation. It is a very bad idea. Tell them that some roads are better walked alone. Single person pitching, by the CEO, is always the preferred approach. In the Q&A they can find a role for others, but tell them they should not make a role in the pitch itself.

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