Record year for Irish angel investment in 2016: €13.6M invested in 50 start-ups
A message from Candace Johnson, President EBAN and Brigitte Baumann, EBAN President Emeritus
Since inception HBAN angels have invested €73 million in 362 separate deals
EBAN kindly invites HBAN members to join this years InvestHorizon ePitches
Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Fund for Graduate Entrepreneurs will open from 8th - 22nd March 2017.
Interested in piloting your tech with major international utilities? And winning up to $200,000 while traveling to four countries with all expenses paid?
OncoMasTR test to launch in 2018 and will reduce the number of patients receiving unnecessary chemotherapy
OncoMark, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company, today announced that is has secured €2.1 million in funding.
Last year, 250 investors listened to pitches from 202 start-ups that HBAN identified as investor-ready
50 of those 202 start-ups – almost 25% – were successful in finding their investor match. Relationships between investees and angel investors typically last 4 to 7 years
With the new year comes new opportunities.
The Entrepreneur Experience® is a unique opportunity for 24 Emerging Entrepreneurs to gain unparalleled access and advice from 24 of Ireland's most successful Business leaders over 24 hours.
As we look back on 2016, here is a selection of the most interesting and informative pieces as highlighted by the Seraf team, handpicked by co-founders Hambleton Lord and Christopher Mirabile. From human capital to flying cars, from startup risk to board directors, from scaling your business to avoiding the Series A crunch, we salute the authors and hope this collection provides insights to make 2017 the best year yet.
Galway-based company is developing medical devices to treat perianal fistula, a condition that affects about two in every 10,000 people
More than €1M of funding round comes from angel investors in HBAN’s MedTech Syndicate
Funding will help Signum Surgical finalise their technology and obtain regulatory clearance in the US and Europe
Galway employs one-third of Ireland’s medtech workforce
HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network) today announces that Galway medtech start-up, Signum Surgical, will add eight jobs following a €2.6M Series A funding round. HBAN’s MedTech Syndicate contributed over €1 million to the funding round, with additional investment coming from Enterprise Ireland, the Western Development Commission, Rising Tide Europe and other angel investors.
• Italian Gianni Matera has already invested €900K in six start-ups in past 15 months
• He expects to invest in three more start-ups by year-end 2016
• Focus on technology companies intent on breaking into the US market
• Gianni helped gym management software company, Glofox, attract 420 customers in 18 countries and grow 15% month-on-month
- Have you ever thought about business angel investing but don’t know where to start?
- Are you interested in learning the ropes as to how you can support & invest in some of Ireland’s most exciting start-ups?
HBAN, the Halo Business Angel Network, is hosting a series of informal talks taking place across the country for all new and potential Business Angels on the week commencing the 7th November. The seminars will be short briefings, during which attendees will hear insights from leading Irish business angels on their experiences, the benefits of investing in a syndicate, the risks and rewards of business angel investing and finally they will have the opportunity to network with like minded individuals from the region.