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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.

HBAN Angels invested €14m in 2020, despite the pandemic turbulence

HBAN  the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland has announced that despite the pandemic-induced restrictions over the course of 2020, business angels invested over €14m in start-ups across the island of Ireland. The announcement comes as HBAN prepares to host its annual Conference virtually on the afternoon of Thursday 11th February 2021. The four-hour event will stream live online from 1:30-5:30pm.