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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...

Meet the TOP10 startups of New Nordic Leads batch 2!

Meet the TOP10 startups of New Nordic Leads batch 2!

The top10 startups of New Nordic Leads Batch 2 have now been selected to pitch for potential investors on May 18th, 2021! These promising startups come from Finland, Estonia, Sweden and Romania. Investor, join the Final Pitch event on May 18th! The top10 selected...

Five tips for mastering syndication

Five tips for mastering syndication

In the world of angel investing, a syndicate is a well-known term. It describes the temporary union of businesses that join forces to make a single investment. Typically it is led by experienced investors, financed by sophisticated angels for the purposes of making...

EstBAN portfolio startup GuavaHR secures second investment round

EstBAN portfolio startup GuavaHR secures second investment round

Funding enables GuavaHR, whose product aims to digitalise HR processes among the deskless workforce, to open 3 new markets, develop a digital data exchange solution and support their growth in the upcoming 18 months.  “The pandemic clearly demonstrated the...

FiBAN new annual award: EstBAN awarded as the Sister BAN of the Year

FiBAN new annual award: EstBAN awarded as the Sister BAN of the Year

For close to a decade FiBAN has awarded The Finnish Business Angel of the Year and The Finnish Business Angel Exit of the Year. This spring, they introduced two new annual award categories: Sister BAN and Guardian Angel of the year. A successful angel network requires...

New Nordic Leads Batch 2 kick off!

New Nordic Leads Batch 2 kick off!

The second startup batch of New Nordic Leads has kicked off with 34 innovative startups chosen from over 110 competitive applicants! The selected startups will go through a tailored 8-week investment readiness program facilitated by EstBAN and FiBAN. More diverse than...

Ajujaht jury selected TOP 10 teams

Ajujaht jury selected TOP 10 teams

The juri of Ajujaht, largest business idea competition in Estonia, has selected the Top 10 teams. The top ten teams this season are: Fudler, Lexi.Market, Mentornaut, Migrevention, Münt Healthcare, Nupu Learning, R.P.C. Materials, Raiku, RUEX and Tamiatics.  Seven...