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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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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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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  • Ideas Powered for Business by EUIPO

    The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has recently launched a service to facilitate free, personalised advice by intellectual property (IP) experts from private law firms. EUIPO invites all SMEs registered in the EU to take this great opportunity and apply for the free, one-to-one consultation, which can now be requested free of charge via the

    August 13, 2020
  • The Aggregator 2020: The Matchmaking Competition between Europe, Africa and India

    It’s time for The Aggregator 2020, an International Start-up vs Covid-19 Matchmaking Competition between Europe, Africa and India! Inspired by the molecular start-up concept, this competition is designed to identify, reward and promote innovative start-up and SMEs interested in expanding to Europe, India or Africa while also encouraging joining forces across regions: same maturity in

    July 29, 2020
  • Become a Mentor for THE NEXT SOCIETY Ask an Angel Program!

    As a partner of the EU-funded project THE NEXT SOCIETY, EBAN is launching Ask an Angel, a brand new virtual mentoring program, for startup entrepreneurs based in the MENA region. Companies enrolled in the program are in early development/prototyping stage and looking for advice on how to grow their business and thrive in the new

    July 20, 2020
  • When Venture Building and Angel Investing Meet – Scaling Up European Startups in the US

    Ian Sosso, EBAN Board Member and Founder and Managing Partner at Monte Carlo Capital (MCC), discusses the challenges of scaling in the US for European startups and solutions to facilitate this process. Being an established startup in one European country is not necessarily an indicator of success in the rest of Europe. This is of

    June 29, 2020

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