GUEST BLOG. What’s the role of emotions in angel investment decisions? This is what Kirsi Snellman and Gabriella Cacciotti have studied in their research on ‘The role of angel investors’ emotions in socially situated investment opportunity evaluation’. Now we get to hear some highlights of the matter of hearts in angel investing by researcher Kirsi Snellman.
EBAN Helsinki 2019 is coming! As with almost anything in life, the better prepared you are, the more you will get out of it. To make sure you get the most out of this two-day investor festival we compiled a checklist for you. Also, equally important, we noted down a few things on how to make sure everyone else has the best possible EBAN Helsinki 2019 experience, as well.
Networking events can be tricky as they tend to become habitual to attend and as you find yourself at the 3rd event in a row, it’s getting more and more challenging to actually be present. By following some tried-and-tested tips to networking, you can break free of tired routine and focus on making meaningful connections. This is how to make #ProfitableNetworking during the EBAN Helsinki 2019 - Europe’s biggest business angel congress.
Unveiled, sweaty, good vibes. That’s how Finnish people describe both business due diligence and sauna. At EBAN Helsinki 2019 you can book your business meetings in a real traditional sauna. They say you need to put some skin in the game, well, this is your chance! We invite you to experience the Finnish due diligence 3-4 June.
We are excited to announce that Adeo Ressi, a serial entrepreneur and early stage investor based in Palo Alto, will be speaking at EBAN Helsinki 2019, sharing his insights on new funding instruments angels and entrepreneurs can use to replace (once and for all!) the use of convertible notes.
Why EU funding instruments are critical in the funding structure of startups? How do you know what instrument to use? What a better way to learn more than attending the workshop ‘EU funding for enterprises & business angels’ at EBAN Helsinki 2019. Eeva Grannenfelt, with over 30 years of experience on financial markets, will share valuable insights about the diverse EU Funding possibilities from both the angel investors and entreprises point of view.
EBAN Helsinki 2019 is less than a month away! Although that gets our heart rates pumping and excitement levels through the roof - someone more skeptical maybe wondering “Great, another business conference, is that really what the world needs? Stuffy, grey and more of the same old?” Think again, my friend.
What’s common between health, education and gaming industries? These all are hot topics in Finland and sectors to keep an eye on. Three experienced angel investors, Leena Niemistö, Janne Jormalainen and Mika Reini will get on stage at EBAN Helsinki 2019 to share their secrets for successful investments during the panel discussion on 'Industries angels should invest in.'
FiBAN angels visited their Dutch counterparts during the traditional angel spring trip in March 2019. There’s been a large interest from the Netherlands towards the Nordics, to both invest in Nordic ventures and to benchmark FiBAN in running a business angels network. The outstanding feature in Dutch market is it’s profound international mindset - they have been merchants in all corners of the world for 400 years, and it still shows in their modern startup ecosystem.