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Silicon Stroll 2015: Current Trends & Future Insights

Where early stage entrepreneurs engage with Tech Giants and Business Influencers

The Rising Tide of 99 Women Angels Investing Together

EBAN has entered a cooperation with the Kauffman Foundation, Rising Tide Program USA/Next Wave and Go Beyond Investing to do the first ever Rising Tide Program Europe. This will gather 99 women across Europe and the USA to invest together €1+ million in Early Stage startups.

HBAN helps Iconic raise €400,000 through business angel investment

15 positions to be filled by December 2016 Irish software company Iconic raises €400K and announces 15 new jobs Iconic targeting the €37BN language industry Proprietary technology developed through R&D at DCU Iconic Translation Machines, a leading Irish translation software company, today announces that it is creating 15 new jobs at its headquarters in Glasnevin, Dublin. The positions will be filled by December 2016 and will bring the total employment at the company up to 25.

€500,000 in new funding to attract international start ups to locate to Ireland

Enterprise Ireland launches new Competitive Start Fund aimed at overseas entrepreneurs and Irish diaspora

How to Bag Yourself a Business Angel

DesignMyNight.com was 12 months old, business was definitely on an upward curve, we had a tiny office on Oxford Street and one member of staff.

Inaugural International Womens Business Conference as part of The Rose of Tralee Festival 2015

Rose of Tralee International Women’s Business Conference takes place at the Brandon Conference Centre, Tralee on Monday 17th August 2015.

Build An Angel Portfolio Like the Experts

If angel investing is your passion, you’re in it long term; and getting a good rate of return ensures you can continue investing for years. That’s why developing a strong angel portfolio is so important. Finding the right companies, figuring out how many to invest in and which types of deals to focus on is the magic formula angels are after.

HBAN record 2014 €30M funding to create an estimated 700 jobs

Jobs to be filled by 2017 across 48 HBAN-supported companies Galway-based medical devices company Embo Medical raised over €1.5M from business angel funding creating 13 jobs Northern-Ireland based Treze raised €150,000 from angels creating 20 jobs Dublin-based Lumafit raised €175,000 from angels creating 15 jobs HBAN looking to recruit new angel investors  Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) today announces record business angel investment supporting significant job growth across the island of Ireland during 2014. An estimated 700 jobs will be created by 2017 by HBAN-supported companies, following a number of successful funding rounds during 2014 totalling €30 million.

The Advantages Of Belonging To An Angel Group

Angel investing as an asset class is continuing to grow and many accredited investors want to learn how they can best get involved. When I’m asked that question I have one simple answer—start with a local angel group. There is no better way to simplify the complexities of angel investing than by working alongside like-minded angels. There are many good choices for investing, from investing on their own or informally with friends, to using on-line platforms for accredited investors and working with local startup accelerators.

When will Ireland become a true startup star? 12 Irish movers and shakers weigh in

Geektime decided to speak with some of the most influential leaders in the Irish startup ecosystem. Read their insights if you want to understand what makes the Emerald Island unique, what challenges it faces and why it will explode in the coming years