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HBAN’s new business angel Food Syndicate helps Irish start up Elivar raise €700,000 investment

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.

Angel Investors Provide More Than Pennies From Heaven

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.

Interview with Michael Culligan, head of Ireland’s federation of business angel networks HBAN

The following is an interview with Michael Culligan, HBAN National Director that was published by EBAN today. Interview by Vanja Figenwald.

Study from Scotland Groups are the future for Angel Investing

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.

Angel investors pursue the ‘smarter’ money

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.

Thank the heavens for investors

Click here to see today's article "Thank the heavens for investors" printed in the Sunday Times and written by John Kennedy. 

HBAN on TodayFM Sunday Business Show

Click here to listen to the recording of the 5th January Sunday Business Show on Today FM where Michael Culligan of HBAN discusses investment opportunities for seed capital.

The 7 Things You Think You Know About Business Angels (Video)

We hope you enjoy this great video animation about the European angel investment market brought to you by EBAN, the European Business Angels Network.

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