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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...

The number of EstBAN members reached 230: meet new faces

The number of EstBAN members reached 230: meet new faces

During summer we had a short break introducing to you new EstBAN members, which does not mean that our members' number has not grown. We warmly welcome new investors to our community. Here is a sneak peek of what they are doing professionally as well as what was the...

Lev Dolgatsjov: successful investing is a team sport

Lev Dolgatsjov: successful investing is a team sport

The new president of the Estonian Business Angels Network EstBAN from the beginning of September is Lev Dolgatsjov. The former president Kristjan Raude, who was elected in spring 2021, notified EstBAN of his intention to step down as he is starting a new position of...

Business Angel Camp –  collaboration between Baltic BANs

Business Angel Camp – collaboration between Baltic BANs

EstBAN Business Angel Camp 2021, which took place on Sept 15-16 brought together more than 100 angel investors, venture capitalists and startup ecosystem representatives to Riga. It was a unique opportunity for angel investors from the Baltics and Nordics to exchange...

Changes in EstBAN board

Changes in EstBAN board

We have important news to share with you - there were some significant changes in EstBAN board!  Week ago Kristjan Raude stepped down as the President of EstBAN due to upcoming changes in his career. We are very thankful for the time he has served for our community....

sTARTUp Pitching Powered by EstBAN – the winners have been announced!

sTARTUp Pitching Powered by EstBAN – the winners have been announced!

The fantastic and nerve-racking sTARTUp Pitching powered by EstBAN has reached the finish line! A record number of applicants – 330 startups from 51 countries – started the hunt for the amazing experience and awards. And now, the winners have been announced! VSight...

TOP 7 startups in the Baltics are…!

TOP 7 startups in the Baltics are…!

sTARTUp Pitching Powered by EstBAN brought together the most promising early-stage startups from the region. Today, the TOP 40 were competing for a hot place in the TOP 7, of which one was chosen from the Challenger Accelerator's teams The weather was chilly, but the...

Startup Includer is now Dealum

Startup Includer is now Dealum

EstBAN's deal flow tool Startup Includer is now called Dealum! At Dealum you’ll find the same features, deal flow and documents, as before - with slight updates on the interface. The name change requires no actions from a user. Log into Dealum from the...