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Clarity CX1 secures investment to support global growth

Furthr Ventures today announced that it has led a €1.6M funding round, in industry cloud CRM company, Clarity CX1, in which HBAN angels also participated. The investment will be used to fuel Clarity CX1’s global growth plans, supported by 30 new jobs over the next two years. Established in February 2020, Dublin-based Clarity CX1 develops tailored CRM solutions built on the Salesforce Lightning platform. The solution was developed to fill a gap in the market for strategic sales and relationship management in sectors with notoriously complex and multi-layered customer engagement structures, including life sciences, manufacturing and financial services. It is tailored for each industry and allows users to rank and manage stakeholders strategically, providing the user with a detailed understanding of where to focus their efforts.

CroíValve Raises an €8M Series A Round to Support a Feasibility Clinical Study

CroíValve, a Dublin based medical device company developing a novel treatment for tricuspid regurgitation, has raised a Series A round to fund a Feasibility clinical study with its DUO Coaptation Valve system. This novel approach to treating tricuspid regurgitation combines the best of repair and replacement to provide the right solution for the right heart. Additionally, CroíValve welcomes Dr. Azin Parhizgar, Ph.D., a leading medical device entrepreneur in structural heart, to its Board of Directors. In addition, Helen Scotch has joined the Senior Leadership Team as Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs.

HBAN angels to invest €10M in sustainability start-ups with launch of Impact Syndicate

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 plans to increase funding for socially-conscious start-ups on the island of Ireland. The network will launch its new Impact Syndicate at its online All-Island Conference on Wednesday 2nd February 2022.

HBAN business angels invest median of €200,000 each in start-ups

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 its latest survey results which found that HBAN business angels have invested a median of €200K each in start-ups on the island of Ireland. 

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.
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