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HBAN syndicates lead €1.9M investment in SymPhysis Medical

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 three of its angel syndicates have led a €1.925M investment in Galway-based start-up, SymPhysis Medical. Angels from HBAN’s MedTech Syndicate, Irrus Investments and Boole Investment Syndicate invested a combined €925K in the company, which is developing a device that eases the discomfort and distress of fluid in the chest for cancer patients undergoing palliative care.

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.

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.

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.

HBAN’s WxNW Syndicate helps Ronspot raise €650,000 for workplace management platform

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 WxNW Syndicate along with Enterprise Ireland have invested €650,000 in Ronspot Solutions. HBAN angel investors have contributed €400,000 to this funding round, while Enterprise Ireland has invested €250,000. Angels from HBAN’s Dublin, London and Singapore groups have also invested.

HBAN's South East Syndicate drives €570,000 Investment in Fast-Rising Fintech Start-Up Loanitt

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 South East Business Angel Network (SEBAN), along with Enterprise Ireland have invested €570,000 in fintech startup Loanitt. The company has already grown staff numbers to 15 people in less than 12 months, with plans to target a headcount of 40 people by year-end 2021. SEBAN angel investors have contributed €270,000 to this funding round, while Enterprise Ireland has invested an additional €300,000.

HBAN angels drive €1.2M FoodMarble investment round

FoodMarble has developed the world’s first personal digestive tracker, helping users to control food intolerances Funding to be used for R&D and to support expansion into the US and Canada, where the company has deals with Best Buy and Amazon Company achieved €1M in sales in 2019, its first year of sales, and predicts sales of €4M by year-end 2021 Funding follows €160K HBAN angel investment last year
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