Are you interested in early stage investing? Are you an individual investor or want to become a business angel?
Are you member of a business angel network, a crowdfunding platform or early stage VC?
Do you want to invest internationally?
Are you interested in growing your opportunities of co-investing?
Do you want to engage your innovation centre with the investment community?
Do you want the support of your local ecosystem to create new innovation policies?
benchmarks, tools and information on best working supporting schemes


The ESIL community on EuroQuity allows the interaction between individual investors, BAs, Business Angels networks and federations, crowdfunding platforms & early stage VCs and the match-making with innovative entrepreneurs and founders.

Join the ESIL community to benefit from all the tools and services supported by the ESIL Team: webinars, reverse pitches, epitches, open days, trainings and others that will be provided all along the program.

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Challenge of the European early stage investing:

Challenge of the European early stage investing:

Lack of common practises on how to start the activity
Lack of a tested scheme for international early stage investments
Non-homogeneous growth of local markets
Low representation of women investors – less than 10%
Lack of coordination within early stage financing ecosystems


ESIL delivers a capacity building program based on a blend of:

ESIL delivers a capacity building program based on a blend of:
Matchmaking platform
Online pitching events
Intimate events
Stakeholders meeting
Study visits
Open days

ESIL delivers a capacity building program based on a blend of:


ESIL capacity building program targets:

High-net-worth individuals
Business angels
Co-investment funds
Crowdfunding platforms
Innovation centres
Policy makers
Public agencies


The capacity building is coordinated by META Group in collaboration with Business Angels Europe (the European association of Business Angels), EBN - The European Network of Business Innovation Centres, the European Crowdfunding network and international experts of early stage investing such as GoBeyond, LINC Scotland and Bpifrance.




This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.727812