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Studies in U.S. Find Angels Significantly Impact Success Of Funded Companies

This article was first published by Forbes and was written by Marianne Hudson, Executive Director of the Angel Capital Association (ACA).

Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalists Announced

With a combined workforce of over 5,000 people and turnover of €1.5 billion, 24 businesses have been shortlisted for this year’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year programme. Going head-to-head with leading entrepreneurs from across the island of Ireland, the finalists were selected within three categories – emerging, industry and international. The long-standing awards programme attracted nominations from 27 of Ireland’s 32 counties.

What are investors looking for in a start up?

Michael Culligan of HBAN shares his views as part of a round-table discussion with a panel of investors as to what they are looking for in start-up companies. The discussion was chaired by Alan O’Driscoll of law firm Flynn O’Driscoll and the other panellists were Richard Watson of Dublin Business Innovation Centre and Conor Stanley of Tribal.VC.

Winners of the 2014 EBAN Awards

The EBAN Awards ceremony took place during the Gala Dinner on evening of the 7th of May at the Evoluon Conference Center in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

CorkBIC Awarded Best performing New EBAN Member 2015

As part of the recent EBAN 2015 Annual Congress, the EBAN Awards Ceremony took place in the Evoloun, on the evening of 7th May 2015. This special event celebrates individuals and organisations that have made a successful and significant contribution to the early stage investment market. The best in Europe were honoured at this exciting event!

Angel Worst Practices 10 Ways to Ensure You Lose Money

Have you ever noticed that sometimes people learn best when they hear how they should not do something?  The hit television show What Not to Wear is very effective in demonstrating wardrobe mistakes to avoid.

Minister English announces over €30 million SFI investment in scientific research

Government funding will support 100 research positions working on 23 research projects involving 40 companies.

Cork BIC 2015 Entrepreneur Experience®

The brightest, hottest, hungriest and most ambitious start-ups and entrepreneurs gathered in Ballymaloe on March 27th and 28th for the 2015 Entrepreneur Experience®.

Insight Connected Health Researcher Wins 2015 Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge

Professor Brian Caulfield, a leading Insight and University College Dublin (UCD) connected health researcher, has won the 2015 Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge.

Impact Investing How To Get A Return While Doing Good

Imagine your investments generate both financial returns and measurable social and/or environmental impact. That’s the premise behind “impact investing,” an area that’s quickly gaining traction among angel investors, writes Marianne Hudson, Executive Director of the Angel Capital Association (ACA).