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Vocal Image App awarded the best startup in New Nordic Leads batch 4

Vocal Image App awarded the best startup in New Nordic Leads batch 4

The team with their voice training app convinced the jury at Latitude59 with their clear value proposition, product, and proven ability to execute ambitious plans. As trends point out even more vocal and visual communication in the future, the market is expected to...

EstBAN welcomes Verve Ventures as a new Fund Member

EstBAN welcomes Verve Ventures as a new Fund Member

Verve Ventures reinforces its ties with the Estonian startup scene In April Verve Ventures decided to join EstBAN as a Fund Member. Verve Ventures has invested to more than 140 tech startups from all over the world, including Estonian startups Fractory and Estateguru...

An EstBAN study trip to London at last!

An EstBAN study trip to London at last!

In 2020 we were supposed to go to Istanbul for an annual EstBAN study trip. Study trips are something we've been organising at least once a year and it is a fantastic opportunity for EstBAN members to get to know each other a bit better, form trust and share war...

New Nordic Leads: Announcing the flourishing startups of Batch 4!

New Nordic Leads: Announcing the flourishing startups of Batch 4!

The last batch of New Nordic Leads startup program has kicked off with 35 innovative companies. Aside from being in the pipeline for cross-border investment, the selected startups will go through a tailored 8-week investment readiness program facilitated by EstBAN and...

EstBAN 2021 Annual General Meeting and awards time!

EstBAN 2021 Annual General Meeting and awards time!

Every year EstBAN angels gather in a semiformal setting for the Annual General Meeting. Last year it was fully online, but thankfully this time we were fortunate to make the meet-up face to face. Club of Different Rooms hosted approximately 50 angels on the spot and...

VSight raises €775K seed investment for the future growth

VSight raises €775K seed investment for the future growth

VSight has closed a €775.000 seed equity investment round raised from Startup Wise Guys, Estonian Business Angels, and Cocoon Ventures. Since the launch, VSight Remote product has been a success in 24 countries, used by over 108 companies. Through VSight Remote...

Funderbeam and EstBAN sign a cooperation agreement

Funderbeam and EstBAN sign a cooperation agreement

Estonian Business Angels Network (EstBAN) and investment and trading platform Funderbeam have signed a collaboration agreement to create more value by offering angel investors a smoother co-investing experience. The idea behind the collaboration is to offer business...

Lauri Antalainen: creating a startup is not a sprint, it´s a marathon

Lauri Antalainen: creating a startup is not a sprint, it´s a marathon

According to Lauri Antalainen, vice president and board member of The Estonian Association of Business Angels (EstBAN), a long-run game must be considered from the very beginning when creating a startup. “It’s a marathon, not a sprint. But you have to enjoy this...

The 3c model for lead angels by Selma Prodanovic

The 3c model for lead angels by Selma Prodanovic

Leading a syndicate is much more than managing the “technical” part of the funding round. In the September New Nordic Leads training for angel investors, Selma Prodanovic, the Vice president of EBAN and 21st-century leadership expert, highlighted the “3c model” for...

ELMO Rent received a prize from Estonian Business Angels Network EstBAN

ELMO Rent received a prize from Estonian Business Angels Network EstBAN

The largest greentech conference in the region, GreenEST Summit, took place for the fourth time last week at Kultuurikatel (the Creative Hub) in Tallinn. The main topics this year were the raw materials’ crisis, green business models and investors, bioeconomy, smart...