Ultan Faherty has been the Area Manager for WESTBIC, the official EC Business and Innovation Centre in the Border, Midland and Western region of Ireland, for the past 24 years. He’s also the coordinator of Halo Business Angel Network, which matches private investors with pre-screened investment opportunities in start-ups, early-stage and developing businesses.
WestBIC provides tailored support to innovative enterprises from concept to commercialisation. WESTBIC’s mission is to “identify, incubate and support value-added enterprise opportunities”.
"The early stage investment in Ireland is quite strong but we have definitely a way to go".