EBAN is the pan-European representative for the early stage investor community gathering over 150 member organizations in more than 50 countries today. Established in 1999 by a group of pioneer angel networks in Europe with the collaboration of the European Commission and EURADA, EBAN represents a sector estimated to invest 11.4 billion Euros a year and playing a vital role in Europe’s future, notably in the funding of SMEs. EBAN fuels Europe’s growth through the creation of wealth and jobs.

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For investors

EBAN is Europe’s leading early-stage investor network. We connect and support business angels, early stage investors, entrepreneurs and corporates throughout the world, with over 150 members in more than 50 countries today.

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For entrepreneuers

EBAN organises two flagship events every year, along with several smaller scale events, which offer entrepreneurs unequalled access to investors, startup coaches and support agencies that can help them scale their business.

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For partners

EBAN is committed to supporting the development of a strong European early stage investment ecosystem and partners with various private, governmental and investor/startup organisations to achieve this goal.

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  • Descartes Incubator launches international Aggregator 2020 molecular start-up competition.

    In partnership with Technoport from Luxembourg, Atal Incubation Centre-Aartech, IIM Calcutta Innovation Park & SRIX (SR Innovation Exchange) from India, as well as Innovus & Africa, and Orange, Descartes Incubator are organizing the Aggregator 2020, an International Start-Up vs Covid-19 Matchmaking Competition between Europe, Africa and India. The aim of this competition is to identity and reward

    October 14, 2020
  • Galactica Project starts with the goal to support textile and aerospace innovations.

    GALACTICA – “Smart Industrial innovation as enabler to drive new value chains for textiles and aerospace”, has officially started with its kick-off meeting held virtually on September 28th and 29th 2020. GALACTICA project aims to support the creation of new industrial value chains around textile and aerospace based on advanced manufacturing. The project will facilitate

    October 6, 2020
  • London School of Economics Survey on Startup Risk Mitigation

    EBAN is pleased to invite its community to fill out a survey by the London School of Economics on the impact of startup risk. The survey will measure the effects that risk mitigation has on investors’ willingness to invest in startups. This study, which EBAN is proud to support as a dissemination partner, will serve as a bridge

    October 1, 2020
  • MED Angels, your gateway to high potential Mediterranean markets

    An interview with Tarek El Kady, founder of MED Angels, the business angel network that connects Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East: Watch the full video interview on YouTube Tell us a few words about yourself and your background. I founded Techne Summit five years ago and since then I’ve been intrigued by the

    September 30, 2020

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