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News from ESIL's network of angel investors across Europe:

"A club of European angel investors is emerging, which aims to facilitate the connections between markets"


Philippe Gluntz, Honorary President of Business Angels Europe, is working hard to help European startups catch up to those in the US and Asia

ESIL online pitch session leads to real investment


TeiaCare secured funding after participating in the ESIL online pitch event

ESIL Study Visit to the Netherlands and Germany


Join us and come to the "smartest square km in Europe" to learn about angel investment and innovation

What can we learn from the UK angel investment scene?


What can European investors learn from the UK angels?

Join the ESIL cross-border e-pitch session!


The next ESIL pitch session will be held online on July 11th, from 5 to 6 PM CEST. Six European start-up are looking for funding. Is your country the right place for them to grow?

Business Angel Network formed in Armenia thanks to ESIL


In 2017 the first Business Angel network in Armenia was established with the help of the Early Stage Investing Launchpad. “To be part of the ESIL community validated our credibility and make it easier to attract investors,” says the #ESILangel for Armenia

ESIL is driving policy change at national level


In Cyprus, the entrepreneurial ecosystem is brand new, and lessons learned from the EU-funded Early Stage Investing Launchpad (ESIL) programme are being used to inform government policy decisions for the common good.

Come to London and learn how to build an angel investor network


The ESIL Study Visit to the UK will be held on 9-12 July, with a focus on how to create an effective Angel ecosystem

68% of Spanish investors are over 45 years old


AEBAN’s annual report analyses the activity profile of Business Angels in Spain and their relationship with startups

ESIL inspires angel investors to take flight


Slovenian investor Mijana Perko entered the angel investing world because of ESIL.

VentureCon attracts 100 investors to Munich


Munich, one of the most important tech hubs in Europe, hosted an international event that connected 70 European start-ups with more than 100 private investors from all over the continent last Tuesday 21st May.

Top-notch French startups searching for European investors


Join the ESIL e-pitch session on May 28 and meet French companies ready for the next round and looking to expand

Business Angels' time to shine in Slovenia


Tax incentives for business angels and other private investors going into an investment cycle could redefine the innovation environment for start-up companies in Slovenia.

Join the ESIL E-pitch on Impact Investing


Five of the most inspiring social innovation companies in Europe are looking to expand. Is your country the right place for them to grow? Register now and meet them in the ESIL online pitch session

‘Love money’ for Tunisia


The #ESILangel Douja Gharbi does her part to support the entrepreneurs in her country

Activating angel investors in Ireland


A training and information seminar on ‘Angel Investing in High Potential Enterprises, is it for you?’ was held in Claremorris on the 6th of March.

ESIL initiative lands in Tunisia


The #ESILangel for Tunisia Douja Gharbi is hosting an Open Day on March 12

Angel Investing in High Potential Enterprises: is it for you?


Join the #ESILangel for Ireland Ultan Faherty to discover opportunities for angel investors on the West of Ireland.

#ESILangel Jacek Blonski ready to make a splash in Poland


The ESIL programme for Poland was launched at the prestigious Impact Fintech ’18 event in Krakow

A guided tour through the heart of the new “startup nation”


The second ESIL Study Visit will take place in Paris on 27-28 March 2019

A unique insight into the Italian investment world


The first ESIL study visit will take place in Milan on 4-5 March 2019

ESIL initiative launched in Croatia


10 of 20 participants showed their interest in forming a Business Angels club in Croatia