To Follow-On or Not to Follow-On - That is the Question As your angel career develops, and you start to build a larger portfolio of companies, you are increasingly asked to make follow-on investments. Not only do companies need investment to get off the ground, the faster they grow, the more cash they need. Whether to follow-on, and how to follow-on, are questions which have long given rise to angel debate. We’ll tackle that topic in depth here, but I’ll start out by confessing to bias right up front: Christopher and I are both believers that follow on investments are essential to achieving [...]
Rising Tide 3 Information Sessions Read Full Article from HBAN Author: Date: September 14, 2018 Provided By: https://www.hban.org/_shared/news/RSSNewsPage.aspx?Id=9
The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Fund Invest €1.7M in Dublin Based Sytorus The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Early & Growth Stage Funds have invested €1.7M in Sytorus Ltd, this is in addition to simultaneous investment from Enterprise Ireland and private investors. Established by Dr. John Ghent (CEO), Mike Morrissey (COO) and Hugh Jones (CPO) in 2013, Sytorus’s flagship software ‘PrivacyEngine’ is a dynamic GDPR and Data Protection SAAS product. It provides end-to-end data protection solutions to corporate clients. The Company, with over 50 staff, is scaling rapidly and today has over 300 hundred fee paying corporate clients worldwide. Sytorus has opened offices [...]
HBAN London Syndicate Meeting on September 27th HBAN are going to London September 27th with four more great companies to pitch! As part of the HBAN community, we would like to invite you to join us and to please share this invite with any colleagues/contacts that you have who are based or work in London, and where this event may resonate with or who would be interested in joining a HBAN London Syndicate Group. Read Full Article from HBAN Author: Date: September 3, 2018 Provided [...]
Angels a godsend for start-ups Experienced investors have a vital role to play in sprinkling some magic dust on emerging enterprises
Being A Mentor For Entrepreneurs: A Practical Guide Angels talk a lot about mentoring, but how many know what it really means? If you can’t describe what a great mentor does, you’ve probably never been one. A great mentor relationship is actually a pretty rare and special thing. It doesn’t come about all that often, and it’s not something that can be forced.
HBAN angels get a 10 times return on Phorest investment 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 a number of the original HBAN investors in software developer Phorest have been bought out for a sum averaging 10 times their initial investment.
HBAN scoops major European Business Angel Network Award 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 it was crowned Globally Networked Organisation 2018 at the EBAN (European Business Angel Network) Awards Ceremony held in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Monday 25th June.
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Peter Cowley : First the WBAF World Best Angel in the World 2017, now the new European Business Angel Network’s President!
Peter Cowley : First the WBAF World Best Angel in the World 2017, now the new European Business Angel Network's President! The European Business Angel Network (EBAN), which is the pan-European community for the early stage investors covering over 150 member organizations in more than 50 countries announced its new President today. Peter Cowley, serial entrepreneur, invested investor and UK Angel of the Year 2014-15, has been appointed by the association to take the lead of the organisation for the next two years.