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Winners of the 2014 EBAN Awards

By hban.org Monday, 18th May 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2015.
The EBAN Awards ceremony took place during the Gala Dinner on evening of the 7th of May at the Evoluon Conference Center in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

CorkBIC Awarded Best performing New EBAN Member 2015

By Cork BIC Tuesday, 12th May 2015 | 0 comments
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As part of the recent EBAN 2015 Annual Congress, the EBAN Awards Ceremony took place in the Evoloun, on the evening of 7th May 2015. This special event celebrates individuals and organisations that have made a successful and significant contribution to the early stage investment market. The best in Europe were honoured at this exciting event!

Angel Worst Practices -10 Ways to Ensure You Lose Money

By Marianne Hudson - Forbes Monday, 11th May 2015 | 0 comments
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Have you ever noticed that sometimes people learn best when they hear how they should not do something?  The hit television show What Not to Wear is very effective in demonstrating wardrobe mistakes to avoid.

Cork BIC 2015 Entrepreneur Experience®

By hban.org Wednesday, 6th May 2015 | 0 comments
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The brightest, hottest, hungriest and most ambitious start-ups and entrepreneurs gathered in Ballymaloe on March 27th and 28th for the 2015 Entrepreneur Experience®.

Impact Investing - How To Get A Return While Doing Good

By Marianne Hudson - Forbes Friday, 1st May 2015 | 0 comments
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Imagine your investments generate both financial returns and measurable social and/or environmental impact. That’s the premise behind “impact investing,” an area that’s quickly gaining traction among angel investors, writes Marianne Hudson, Executive Director of the Angel Capital Association (ACA).

Seedcorn Competition launches with €280k cash prize up for grabs!

By hban.org Tuesday, 14th April 2015 | 0 comments
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The InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition mirrors the real life investment process and can greatly improve your ability to attract investment for your business by helping you and your business become investor ready. The competition is aimed at early and new start companies that have a new equity funding requirement and has a total cash prize fund of €280,000.

Crowdfunding set to explode in US

By David Drake Wednesday, 8th April 2015 | 0 comments
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Crowdfunding is becoming an increasingly popular way for startups to raise funds across the globe, however, regulation has not yet caught up with this trend. David Drake’s following article published by the Huffington Post dissects the newly approved Regulation A+ in the U.S. and forecasts its positive impact on the Crowdfunding landscape for startups.

Competitive Start Fund - Call Now Open

By Enterprise Ireland Wednesday, 1st April 2015 | 0 comments
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Enterprise Ireland today have launched two calls for applications to the Competitive Start Fund (Graduate Entrepreneurship &  All Sectors). Applications can be made through the Enterprise Ireland online application system until 3pm on 15th April, 2015.

Three Successful Exits In One Week - How One Angel Did It

By Marianne Hudson - Forbes Friday, 27th March 2015 | 0 comments
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Can you imagine having three successful exits in a week? It happened to Dušan Stojanovic and this is a story worth dissecting.  He is founder and director of True Global Ventures and was named EBAN’s European Angel of the Year 2013, in part because of those exits in 2012. What can angels learn from Stojanovic’s strategies? One fact is without controversy: he adheres religiously to a strict investing plan.

UniWink's founder is youngest female entrepreneur to graduate from EI's HPSU 2014

By hban.org Thursday, 26th March 2015 | 0 comments
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The CEO and founder of Uniwink, Sarah Dineen (23), was the youngest female entrepreneur to graduate from Enterprise Irelands High Potential Start-Ups Class of 2014. As reported by the Irish Times, The Journal and Silicon Republic, a total of 43 new female-led start-ups were supported by Enterprise Ireland last year, the highest number yet. According to Enterprise Ireland, as many as 1,500 new jobs are expected to be created by start-ups over the next 3 years.

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