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HBAN angel investments exceed pre-pandemic levels

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, today announces that angel investment on the island of Ireland is thriving beyond pre-pandemic levels.

Kerry Angel Network makes first investment as part of €270,000 HBAN funding in home-buying platform Lintil

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, today announces that investors in its Kerry Angel Network, along with Enterprise Ireland and other HBAN angels, have invested in Irish-founded Lintil, a free-to-use online home-buying platform. Lintil users can access an entirety of services, support and advice to help navigate an increasingly complicated Irish property market.

HBAN Ulster passes 100 members and calls for more businesspeople to become angel investors

Business angel group HBAN Ulster, as part of the Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN), announced today its members have invested £8.5m into 38 early-stage companies in Northern Ireland in less than three years and urged more businesspeople to join its ranks.

HBAN’s event to showcase South East angel investing opportunities

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, will be hosting an online ‘Angel Investing South East Showcase’ webinar on the afternoon of Thursday 3rd June 2021 from 12-1pm. The event is for investors and people considering becoming investors in Waterford, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Laois, and Tipperary and is being organised by the South East Business Angel Network (SEBAN).

Angel Syndication for Deal Leads: Three Syndication Traps to Avoid

Finding investors and raising enough money to fill a round is something many entrepreneurs and their deal leads have to endure. After exhausting friends and family money, most startups are financed using a process that we investors refer to as “syndication.” For entrepreneurs the syndication process can be long, arduous frustrating and tedious. And for deal leads it is not only a lot of work, there is some reputation at risk as well. However bad it is, there is something even worse: going through the process and failing. 

Seemehired.com closes £300,000 investment round from HBAN private investors and funds

Belfast-based applicant hiring software solution business SeeMeHired.com has closed a £300,000 funding round which will be used to fuel further growth of its business across the UK and Ireland.

HBAN Angels invested €14m in 2020, despite the pandemic turbulence

HBAN  the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland has announced that despite the pandemic-induced restrictions over the course of 2020, business angels invested over €14m in start-ups across the island of Ireland. The announcement comes as HBAN prepares to host its annual Conference virtually on the afternoon of Thursday 11th February 2021. The four-hour event will stream live online from 1:30-5:30pm.

HBAN 2021 Conference Feature in The Irish Times

The HBAN 2021 Conference is currently featured in The Irish Times. Please click the image below to view the full article. 

HBAN’s WxNW Syndicate helps Ronspot raise €650,000 for workplace management platform

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, today announces that investors in its WxNW Syndicate along with Enterprise Ireland have invested €650,000 in Ronspot Solutions. HBAN angel investors have contributed €400,000 to this funding round, while Enterprise Ireland has invested €250,000. Angels from HBAN’s Dublin, London and Singapore groups have also invested.
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