Guides for Entrepreneurs

Learn about raising capital from angels, tips on how to approach investors, how to scale up your business and more:

Space Funding Gateway 2020 – Practical guide to public funding of space-related businesses in Europe

This guide gives an overview of the public funding and financial opportunities that are available in Europe for space-related business. We are indeed at a turning point in terms of public finance in Europe and it is not easy to navigate through the numerous available options, especially for startups and small companies. {{ vc_btn:title=Download+the+report&style=flat&color=danger&align=center&link=url%3Ahttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.eban.org%252Fwp-content%252Fuploads%252F2020%252F05%252FSpace-Funding-Gateway.pdf%7C%7Ctarget%3A%2520_blank%7C }}

Paths to Scale: Finance lessons from European Entrepreneurs

Nesta has published a new report, Paths to Scale: Finance Lessons from European Entrepreneurs, a practical guide for entrepreneurs in Europe wishing to raise external funds to grow their business. The report aims to educate and inspire entrepreneurs by offering practical tips illustrated by stories from scaleup founders. Key findings: The stories of European entrepreneurs in

StartupCity Hubs in Europe by Mind the Bridge

Research from Mind the Bridge shows that 67% of the European scaleups are located around one or maximum two cities per country. That means that the innovation economy in Europe is heavily concentrated in about 50 main hubs, while all the other cities and municipalities – that have been the backbone of the European economy

Preparing for an Exit – Advice for SMEs thinking about selling their business

EBAN is happy to present the “Preparing for an Exit – Advice for SMEs thinking about selling their business” report written by Nick Pearch. Nick Pearch is an independent director and strategic advisor for developing international businesses. He is currently Chairman of Roberts Metal Packaging, Blue H Group Technologies and a director of Boatbookings, Gratnells,

Business Model Development Toolkit for AAL Projects

EBAN would like to disseminate an excellent toolkit that was created by VTT in the framework of the AAL2Business Support Action. This toolkit is an excellent publication on business model development. Although it focuses concretely on the Active and Assisted Living sector, entrepreneurs from other sectors might find it handy too! It tackle the design

EBAN Report On Why Business Angels Do Not Invest

EBAN is pleased to present its latest research report focused on understanding the reasons why angel investors choose not to invest in early stage SMEs. The report, titled “Why Business Angels Do Not Invest”, is based on direct responses received from EBAN members and participants of our investor training workshops organized during the years of

Guide to Finding an Angel Investment

SWEAT, NETWORKS, EQUITY – Guide to Finding an Angel Investment – has been written by Sami Etula, a sweat equity investor and active meber of Fiban, with the aim to help all enterpreneurs wondering where and how to find business angel investment.   The Guide will provide information on everything that you need in order

Raising Business Angel Investment – European Booklet for Entrepreneurs

This publication is the result of an agreement signed between EBAN and HBAN with the purpose of serving the organisations’ mutual goals of increasing the quantity, quality and success of angel investments in Europe, thus creating a better understanding of angel investment for potential new angel investors and entrepreneurs. The current document is an adaptation