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Angels reach €50M milestone with Connexicon Medical’s €1.15M investment creating 15 jobs

By hban.org Wednesday, 28th October 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Deals Done, 2015.
HBAN, a joint initiative of InterTradeIreland and Enterprise Ireland responsible for the all-island promotion of business angel investment, today announces that it has breached the landmark of €50 million invested by business angels. A further €89 million has been leveraged from other sources including Enterprise Ireland, Western Development Commission and local and international venture capital funds.

New Math For High Growth Companies Requires Angel Syndication

By Marianne Hudson Tuesday, 13th October 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2015, Angel.
If you’re an angel investor and aren’t yet well-versed in syndication, now is the time to take notice. The changing math required to fund promising companies explains why: the median deal size for angel groups in 2014 was $800,000 (according to the Halo Report) and the average angel group invested $250,000 (per the Angel Capital Association).

Inclusiveness: An Interesting Way To Improve Angel Results

By Marianne Hudson Friday, 2nd October 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2015, Angel.
A new buzzword in entrepreneurship and equity investing is “inclusiveness.”  It is gaining traction with Venture Capitalists and angels alike, who see that building the diversity of the investor community and the entrepreneurs they invest in is not only a good societal goal, but it is also a way to build great deal flow, make better investment decisions, and grow returns.

Tell Them To Go It Alone: Tag-Team Pitches are Terrible

By Christopher Mirabile Monday, 28th September 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2015, Entrepreneur.
As a mentor and startup advisor, one of the most common fund-raising questions founders ask you is: can my co-founder and I pitch the company together? I suggest you tell them to strongly resist the temptation. It is a very bad idea. Tell them that some roads are better walked alone. Single person pitching, by the CEO, is always the preferred approach. In the Q&A they can find a role for others, but tell them they should not make a role in the pitch itself.

The Rising Tide of 99 Women Angels Investing Together

By EBAN Tuesday, 18th August 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2015.
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

By HBAN Thursday, 23rd July 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Deals Done, 2015.
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.

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