Business Angel Group To Raise €6M in 48 hours

HBAN, Halo Business Angels Network

Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) has announced that it will seek to raise new funds of €6 million in the space of just 48 hours, at its Business Angel Roadshow, starting Wednesday November 9th in Dublin.

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Food Academy retail sales set to top €25M in 2016

JC260616 REPRO FREE Thousands attend 2016 Cork and Kerry Food Forum: More than 5,000 attended the first day of the Cork and Kerry Food Forum, and thousands more are expected to attend the second day at City Hall Cork. Guest chefs at the Cork and Kerry Food Forum included David and Stephen Flynn of The Happy Pear. The identical twins, who are also SuperValu Good Food Karma ambassadors, shared their vegan and wholesome approach to eating, their favourite recipes through hugely popular free cookery demonstrations and their philosophy of making natural and healthy food mainstream.The free event will take place again Monday 27 of June from 12 - 5pm in Cork City Hall, with cookery demonstrations by one of Ireland’s best-loved chefs and SuperValu ambassador, Kevin Dundon. Pictured outside Cork City Hall are identical twins, all food and drink producers Adrian and Adrian and Padraig Hyde of Munster Brewery, David and Stephen Flynn of The Happy Pear and Tracy and Carol Desmond of Trace of Cakes with Martin Shanahan, MD of SuperValu (centre). Photo Joleen Cronin

Pictured Adrian and Padraig Hyde of Munster Brewery, David and Stephen Flynn of The Happy Pear and Tracy and Carol Desmond of Trace of Cakes with Martin Shanahan, MD of SuperValu (centre).

It was announced at the Cork and Kerry Food Forum that retail sales from companies supported by the Food Academy programme are expected to top €25 million in 2016.

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DMX Dublin to showcase innovative start-ups

Colin Lewis, Content Programmer for DMX Dublin and Tom Trainor, Chief Executive, Marketing Institute of Ireland

Colin Lewis, Content Programmer for DMX Dublin and Tom Trainor, Chief Executive, Marketing Institute of Ireland

The Marketing Institute of Ireland has announced an additional programme running as part of this year’s DMX Dublin digital marketing conference aimed at showcasing innovative start-ups in front of senior decision-makers in Irish marketing, media and advertising.

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Initiative aims to help 50 Irish start-ups grow

Pictured at the launch of GEN Ireland's Calendar of Activities are (l-r): Des Fahey, Chief Executive, Dublin Business Innovation Centre; Maree Helena, Co-founder, GEN Ireland; and Frank Roche, Chairman, Dublin Business Innovation Centre.

Pictured at the launch of GEN Ireland’s Calendar of Activities are (l-r): Des Fahey, Chief Executive, Dublin Business Innovation Centre; Maree Helena, Co-founder, GEN Ireland; and Frank Roche, Chairman, Dublin Business Innovation Centre.

Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Ireland has announced plans to bring 50 high-growth entrepreneurial leaders from the US to Dublin for the Pipeline Global Innovators Summit, which runs from

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