Friday February 28, 2020

Devil in the detail for angel investors

The scene is booming but, in most cases, angel investing is very high-risk and has a high failure rate, writes Leanna Byrne

12th January, 2018
Angel investing has a high failure rate. Pic: iStock

Yesterday, Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) announced plans to sign up a record 35 new business angel investors at its national conference.

If they meet this target, it should bring an extra €7 million in new business angel funds for Irish start-ups. Ambitious? Perhaps. But it is definitely achievable.

As more founders make a tidy exit, their next step can be looking to invest in up-and-coming start-ups. It can be a good way of staying in...

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