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Irish AR startup positions itself to compete in growing €13.5bn sector with €600k seed round

UtilityAR, an enterprise software company offering Augmented Reality (AR) integration solutions to businesses, has announced a seed round of €600k as the company positions itself to compete in the rapidly growing AR industry currently worth €13.6bn annually.

Software Company Expands Following HBAN Backing

Belfast-based software company Adoreboard has secured funding from the Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) and Co-Fund II to support a series of major contract wins and create six new jobs.

HBAN passes €100M angel investment milestone across island of Ireland

HBAN today celebrates more than €100M invested in start-ups on the island of Ireland.

HBAN’s MedTech Syndicate led initial €1.2M investment in Bluedrop Medical

HBAN announces that Bluedrop Medical, a Galway based Medical device start up, has secured €3.7M in funding to help manage one of the most devastating complications of diabetes – the diabetic foot. An initial seed investment of €1.2M was led by HBAN’s MedTech Syndicate - which itself invested €340K in the seed round. Enterprise Ireland and the Western Development Commission also invested in the funding round along with other members of the investment community.  A €2.5M grant was awarded through the European Innovation Council.

43% of Female Angel Investors Eye Up Exits Next Year

HBAN today reveals that 43% of female angel investors are eyeing up exits from their investee companies in the next 12 months.

Top tips for investors before tying the knot!

The relationship between investor and entrepreneur is like a marriage but one with a planned divorce, here's 20 things to consider before tying the knot!

Fixing Risk Capital Gender Inequality

The issue of gender equality in the business world is not a new one but in recent times we have started to see constructive debate gaining traction. While it is sadly still not uncommon to hear stories of successful, qualified women being paid less or being overlooked for promotions, such cases are now at least being called out and given prominence rather than swept under the carpet and accepted as the norm.

How To Maximise Shareholder Value

Julian Costley is a partner of Heaton Camillo, the investment and advisory firm that brings angel investors together with entrepreneurs.

CroíValve Secures €4M in Additional Funding to Initiate Clinical Trials

HBAN investors have contributed towards €4 million in additional financing that has been secured by 

The Front Runner Innovation Challenge

On the 17th of September, 500 professionals working in the business of sport will gather at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium for One-Zero's SportsTech conference to learn, network and help shape the future. A lineup of 40+ international speakers will address an audience of ‘change-makers’, delivering world-class insights across four key sectors and stages.
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