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.
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.
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