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Signum Surgical Receives €3.6 Million in Grant Funding to Support Launch of Therapy for Patients with a Common Colorectal Disease

By hban.org Monday, 8th April 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Deals Done, HBAN in the Media, 2019.
Signum Surgical, a company dedicated to developing minimally invasive technologies to treat colorectal diseases, today announced the company has secured €3.6 million ($4 million) through two grant funding awards. The grants include €2.3 million from the European Union Horizon 2020 SME Instrument, and €1.3 million from Ireland’s Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF). Funds from these grants will support regulatory and clinical programs leading to the commercialization of the company’s BioHealxTM device, which is designed to treat anal fistula, a painful colorectal condition that affects one in 5,000 people worldwide.

CroíValve raises €3.2M in oversubscribed funding round

By hban.org Thursday, 28th March 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Deals Done, 2019.
CroíValve, a medtech start-up providing a safe and effective treatment for tricuspid regurgitation, today announces that it has secured €3.2 million in an oversubscribed seed financing round. The round was led by the HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network) MedTech and Irrus Syndicates, alongside Atlantic Bridge University Fund, Enterprise Ireland, SOSV and a group of cardiologists who see the treatment’s transformative potential. The funding will support the continued development of CroíValve’s innovative technology.

Angels Flock to Claremorris

By hban.org Thursday, 14th March 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Events, 2019.
A training and information seminar on ‘Angel Investing in High Potential Enterprises, is it for you?’ was held in Claremorris on the 6th of March.

ESIL Angel investing seminar in Claremorris

By hban.org Tuesday, 26th February 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Events, 2019.
Do you want to learn more about angel investing? Do you want to meeting like-minded individuals from your region? HBAN is committed to supporting the increase in female business angel activity on the island of Ireland and in partnership with ESIL, Enterprise Ireland, the Local Enterprise Offices in Mayo, Galway & Roscommon, West BIC, the Western Development Commission and Empower, delighted to share with you the next event in a series of events aimed to achieve this.

The Profitability of Business Angel Investment

By hban.org Monday, 25th February 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2019, Angel advice.
FiBAN has made a new study on the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) of 126 business angel exits in Finland. The IRR results show that the exits made by professional Finnish business angels are very profitable, but the risks are high.

Emma Kenny - Rising Tide 3

By hban.org Friday, 22nd February 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Events, 2019, Angel advice.
We're delighted to release the first video from the 2019 HBAN All-Island Conference, featuring keynote speaker Emma Kenny on the importance of female investors. Emma is an investor, adviser and mentor to early-stage businesses. She is also a deal lead in Rising Tide 3, further details of which you can find below. 

HBAN to sign up 75 new angels in 2019

By hban.org Friday, 4th January 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: HBAN in the Media, HBAN Conference, Events, 2019.
HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and an initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, today announces that it plans to recruit 75 new business angels in 2019. The new investors will have a combined total of at least €15 million available to invest in start-ups based in the island of Ireland.

How to Evaluate a Start-up Jockey

By hban.org Thursday, 27th December 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2018, Angel advice.
Bet on the jockey, not the horse! That is sage advice from investors in the start-up world because “things” change and the jockey needs to course correct during the long race to success. In fact, the most successful investors at TechCoastAngels spend an inordinate amount of time looking at the CEO and his/her team to determine if the investment makes sense. Even if the business plan is strong, if the jockey and the team is weak, angel investors (and presumably VCs) will not invest.

Investor Masterclass recording & HBANs aim to raise €10M from 50 female angels

By hban.org Monday, 17th December 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: HBAN in the Media, 2018, Angel advice.
HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and an initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, has announced that it plans to recruit 50 new female business angel investors over the next three years.

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