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Sifting For Success - Pitching Angels In Groups

By hban.org Thursday, 21st June 2018 | 0 comments
There can be tremendous advantages to working with angels in groups. The key is the speed with which an entrepreneur can find her champions. There is more process, but the results justify the effort.

HBAN’s new London Syndicate to invest €3M in Irish start-ups

By hban.org Thursday, 31st May 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2018.
HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland and InterTradeIreland, today announces that its new London Syndicate plans to invest €3 million in Irish start-ups over the next three years.

HBAN London Syndicate Meeting on June 13th

By hban.org Monday, 14th May 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Entrepreneur, 2018, Events.
The next Halo Business Angel Network’s (HBAN) London Syndicate event on June 13th at 17.30 in Rocketspace, 40 Islington High St, Angel, London. Annually HBAN presents 100 plus qualified deals to the Network and close out between 40 and 50 in any one year. The average angel investment in a deal a €285k, however, due to the syndicated nature of the deals 60% of individuals invest less than €50k per deal, with 30% less than €25k.In our first year with New York and Singapore we closed out 4 and 2 deals respectively and we are aiming to close out 3 to 5 deals with each annually.

Trinity spin-off ProVerum Medical raises a €3.5 million investment round including investment from HBAN Syndicates

By hban.org Tuesday, 8th May 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Deals Done, 2018.
ProVerum Medical, a spin-off from Trinity College Dublin with a mission to improve the lives of millions of men, has closed a $4.2 million seed investment. Atlantic Bridge University Fund led the investment round with participation from Enterprise Ireland along with several Irish and American angel investors including HBAN Medtech Syndicate, Irrus Investments, Boole and Xenium Capital. The investment will allow ProVerum to commence its first human trials in 2018 and brings the company’s total funding since it was established in 2015 to €4.6 million.

Back Yourself

By hban.org Friday, 4th May 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Entrepreneur, 2018.
 This blog post was originally published on Tech Ireland and has this excerpt has been reprinted with permission by the author. To read the rest of the post please click on the image below. 

Four finalists battle for One2Watch Title

By hban.org Thursday, 3rd May 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Entrepreneur, 2018, Events.
FutureScope, Ireland’s only conference that promotes collaboration between the entrepreneurial community and multinationals, today announces the four finalists for One2Watch 2018. The competition seeks to find Ireland’s most scalable business idea and award the winning company with €2,000 and a platform to support its growth.

Transformational Change in 13 weeks – Accelerator Teams raising €5million & creating 40 jobs this year

By hban.org Thursday, 26th April 2018 | 0 comments
Ireland’s first Security Accelerator welcomed Investors, VCs and Seasoned Entrepreneurs to Cork for Demo Day where the Accelerator Teams pitched for investment. The Accelerator teams are looking to employ up to 40 people before the end of this year and raise over €5 million in investment. The Accelerator is supported by key funding partners Kernel Capital and Trend Micro.

Seedcorn Investor Readiness Programme

By hban.org Tuesday, 3rd April 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2018, Events.
Start-up companies across the island are being offered the opportunity to learn more about how to cash in on a €280,000 prize fund in the InterTradeIreland All-island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition 2018.

“Places, Please!” - Organising A Deal Team

By hban.org Tuesday, 27th March 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2018.
Even with a right-sized approach, every time I get into a project, I am always reminded that diligence is still a fair amount of work. At Launchpad we estimate that we spend around 40 person hours on a typical diligence process by the time the project is completed. If you are dealing with busy investors who are volunteering to do this work, burnout is a real risk.  

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