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ESIL Angel investing seminar in Claremorris

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

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

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. 

Hexafly secures another €1.1M in funding

HBAN announces agritech company, Hexafly have secured a total of €2.2m after closing a recent round of €1.1m. 

Tech pioneer jumped at the chance to get back on the grid

Tech pioneer jumped at the chance to get back on the grid To read the full article please click on the image below or click HERE.

HBAN to sign up 75 new angels in 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.

Secrets to Create Your Own Luck

Sheryl Sandberg said:  If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.

How to Evaluate a Start up Jockey

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.

Investor Masterclass recording & HBANs aim to raise €10M from 50 female angels

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, has announced that it plans to recruit 50 new female business angel investors over the next three years.
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