About us

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.

EBAN’s Mission

Driving successful and responsible
Angel Investing in Europe

EBAN’s Vision

The European Voice of Angel Investing

EBAN Values

1. Integrity

Maintain transparency and high ethical standards

2. Excellence

Strive for excellence and be quality driven

3. Impactful

Make measurable positive impacts on society and environment (UN SDGs and PRI), along side financial return

4. Leadership

Be the source of inspirational leadership

5. Diversity

Promote diversity within the investment and entrepreneurship ecosystem

6. Celebrate

Recognize and celebrate the entrepreneurship and early- stage investment heroes in our community

EBAN member categories

Business angels, ba networks & ba federations
Business Accelerators & Business Incubators
Electronic funding platforms & stock exchanges
Early stage venture capital
Governments and chambers of commerce
Corporates
Associate members

EBAN’s Pillars of Activity

Connecting the early stage ecosystem, sharing knowledge and best practices

Training and professionalising early stage investors and entrepreneurs

Raising Awareness

Fostering local ecosystems and capacity building

Supporting and promoting scaleups