Size Matters… How Big is Your Market?

So if we can all agree that the team is the critical factor in company success, what else do we need to look at? We believe that market opportunity and product have a similar weighting in our company evaluation scale. For this article, I will give the nod to market opportunity and focus my questions to Christopher on what investors need to know when they evaluate a market.

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

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.

EU Parliament takes aim at lack of funding for female entrepreneurs

Men are much more likely to get money to found companies than women. More women are needed in the start-up world and there should be greater financial support to encourage this, say MEPs

iCabbi: a partner to global taxi industry

BAN's Bloom Equity investors mentioned in this piece published by on 31 Jan 2016 by Sean Gallagher.

iCabbi: a partner to global taxi industry

HBAN's Bloom Equity investors mentioned in this piece published by on 31 Jan 2016 by Sean Gallagher.

8th Cycle of Going for Growth Launched

On Thursday, Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation launched a new cycle of the Going for Growth Initiative at the Marker Hotel, Dublin.   

HBAN wins Wealth & Finance Magazine Awards

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.

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Top 10 Early Stage Investing Articles of 2015

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.

Tech Humans Of Dublin: Michael Culligan, Dublin BIC

The following piece was featured on Dublin Globe - Mapping Dublin’s tech ecosystem, one human at a time.