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HBAN Exclusive Discount for FutureSope 2018 An Event With a Purpose

First 50 HBAN members to get discount ticket!

HBAN London Syndicate Meeting on June 13th

The next Halo Business Angel Network’s (HBAN) London Syndicate event on June 13th at 17.30 in Rocketspace, 40 Islington High St, Angel, London. Annually HBAN presents 100 plus qualified deals to the Network and close out between 40 and 50 in any one year. The average angel investment in a deal a €285k, however, due to the syndicated nature of the deals 60% of individuals invest less than €50k per deal, with 30% less than €25k.In our first year with New York and Singapore we closed out 4 and 2 deals respectively and we are aiming to close out 3 to 5 deals with each annually.

Trinity spin off ProVerum Medical raises a €3.5 million investment round including investment from HBAN Syndicates

ProVerum Medical, a spin-off from Trinity College Dublin with a mission to improve the lives of millions of men, has closed a $4.2 million seed investment. Atlantic Bridge University Fund led the investment round with participation from Enterprise Ireland along with several Irish and American angel investors including HBAN Medtech Syndicate, Irrus Investments, Boole and Xenium Capital. The investment will allow ProVerum to commence its first human trials in 2018 and brings the company’s total funding since it was established in 2015 to €4.6 million.

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Four finalists battle for One2Watch Title

FutureScope, Ireland’s only conference that promotes collaboration between the entrepreneurial community and multinationals, today announces the four finalists for One2Watch 2018. The competition seeks to find Ireland’s most scalable business idea and award the winning company with €2,000 and a platform to support its growth.

Transformational Change in 13 weeks – Accelerator Teams raising €5million & creating 40 jobs this year

Ireland’s first Security Accelerator welcomed Investors, VCs and Seasoned Entrepreneurs to Cork for Demo Day where the Accelerator Teams pitched for investment. The Accelerator teams are looking to employ up to 40 people before the end of this year and raise over €5 million in investment. The Accelerator is supported by key funding partners Kernel Capital and Trend Micro.

Galway start up Kite Medical secures €1.5m in funding

Kite Medical raises funding to develop a pain-free test to detect kidney reflux in children. Investors include the HBAN MedTech Syndicate.

The search is on to find the best new start and early stage company across the island

Entrepreneurs could get a huge cash boost for their business, thanks to a total prize fund of €280,000 on offer from InterTradeIreland’s 16th Seedcorn Business Competition 2018.

Who are American Angels? Wharton and Angel Capital Association Study Changes Perceptions About the Investors Behind U.S. Startup Economy

The American Angel, a new comprehensive national study released today, provides a detailed picture of angel investors, who they are, where they live, and how they make investment decisions. Key findings include: 

Seedcorn Investor Readiness Programme

Start-up companies across the island are being offered the opportunity to learn more about how to cash in on a €280,000 prize fund in the InterTradeIreland All-island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition 2018.
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