Family and friends are the real angels providing vital seed funding to Irish start-ups. This is according to new research released last week by the DCU Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurship.
A non-profit joint venture between Dublin City University and the Ryan family, the academy has published a quarterly analysis of indigenous entrepreneurial activity in Ireland showing that Irish start-ups are heavily dependent on informal investment.
'Entrepreneur Watch: Informal Venture Capital - Business Angels and Family...
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