Irish e-commerce platform player Scurri has secured a second round of seed funding totaling €1.2m, enabling it to focus its efforts on the UK market. Scurri was founded in 2010 by CEO Rory O’Connor in Duncannon, Co Wexford, and now has a sales HQ at TechHub in London.
The HBAN team today attended “The Start-up Class of 2013” event which brought together the Irish investment community with over 100 companies. These companies which Enterprise Ireland have invested in during 2013 comprised of High Potential Start-Up, Competitive Start Fund and New Frontier companies.
HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island umbrella group responsible for stimulating angel investment, today announces that the newly formed business angel Food Syndicate has invested in its first company, Elivar.
Elivar has raised €700,000 from multiple sources including the HBAN food syndicate, Enterprise Ireland and other private investors, to support the ongoing development of its sports nutrition products and brand.
Irish company, Induction Manager, has raised €400,000 investment to support its growth strategy. Business angel investors from Boole Investment Syndicate provided €100,000 of the investment, with the remainder raised from Enterprise Ireland and other private investors.
Groups are the future for angel investing says research study from the university of Glasgow. Entrepreneurs looking for risk capital to fund growth will need to get to grips with the rise of the angel group, according to the latest research by leading academics into business angel activity.
Attracted by the rude health of the tech economy, wealth that has remained in Ireland following the property bust is homing in on the start-up scene. That focus is fostering a buzzing angel-investor community, aided and abetted by strong seed-funding activity.
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