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.
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.
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!
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.
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).
If you‘re a high potential Start Up that has a new innovative product or service ready for commercialisation and/or have achieved some early traction and are raising finance to scale internationally please contact us.