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HBAN Food Investor Forum

By hban.org Wednesday, 17th April 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Angel, 2019.
HBAN will hold the first Food Investor Forum of 2019 on 21st May in Dublin . The half-day event will bring together current HBAN Food Syndicate Investors, other HBAN Investors interested in the food sector and New Investors interested in getting involved in food investing. It will also bring together other key stakeholders in the food industry including Kerry Group, Finistere (a later stage US and Irish Food and Agtech focused VC), and leaders of successful scaled Food companies to share their market insights and experience. A selection of 4 food sector entrepreneurs from across the broad food supply chain (from production, packaging and distribution) will pitch to investors to raise investment.

Angels Flock to Claremorris

By hban.org Thursday, 14th March 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Angel, 2019.
A training and information seminar on ‘Angel Investing in High Potential Enterprises, is it for you?’ was held in Claremorris on the 6th of March.

ESIL Cross Border E-Pitches

By hban.org Thursday, 28th February 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Angel, 2019.
ESIL, Early Stage Investment Launchpad, is holding cross border E-Pitches as an opportunity to provide support to companies seeking investment and to provide a deal flow to angel investors.

ESIL Angel investing seminar in Claremorris

By hban.org Tuesday, 26th February 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Angel, Entrepreneur, Events, 2019.
Do you want to learn more about angel investing? Do you want to meeting like-minded individuals from your region? HBAN is committed to supporting the increase in female business angel activity on the island of Ireland and in partnership with ESIL, Enterprise Ireland, the Local Enterprise Offices in Mayo, Galway & Roscommon, West BIC, the Western Development Commission and Empower, delighted to share with you the next event in a series of events aimed to achieve this.

The Profitability of Business Angel Investment

By hban.org Monday, 25th February 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Angel, 2019.
FiBAN has made a new study on the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) of 126 business angel exits in Finland. The IRR results show that the exits made by professional Finnish business angels are very profitable, but the risks are high.

Emma Kenny - Rising Tide 3

By hban.org Friday, 22nd February 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Angel, 2018, Events, 2019.
We're delighted to release the first video from the 2019 HBAN All-Island Conference, featuring keynote speaker Emma Kenny on the importance of female investors. Emma is an investor, adviser and mentor to early-stage businesses. She is also a deal lead in Rising Tide 3, further details of which you can find below. 

HBAN to sign up 75 new angels in 2019

By hban.org Friday, 4th January 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Angel, HBAN Conference, Events, 2019.
HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and an initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, today announces that it plans to recruit 75 new business angels in 2019. The new investors will have a combined total of at least €15 million available to invest in start-ups based in the island of Ireland.

How to Evaluate a Start-up Jockey

By hban.org Thursday, 27th December 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Angel, 2018.
Bet on the jockey, not the horse! That is sage advice from investors in the start-up world because “things” change and the jockey needs to course correct during the long race to success. In fact, the most successful investors at TechCoastAngels spend an inordinate amount of time looking at the CEO and his/her team to determine if the investment makes sense. Even if the business plan is strong, if the jockey and the team is weak, angel investors (and presumably VCs) will not invest.

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