Páirc Uí Chaoimh
Páirc Uí Chaoimh, An Mhuiríne, Ballintemple, Corcaigh, Ireland

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Event Date Wed May 18 IST - Thu May 19 IST (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue May 17 7:00pm - Wed May 18 7:00pm
Location Páirc Uí Chaoimh
An Mhuiríne, Ballintemple, Corcaigh, Ireland
Region EMEA

This event will bring together more than 300 Business Leaders; Early Stage Investors; Business Angels; VCs; Entrepreneurs; Accelerators; Seed Funds and Startups in Cork, Ireland.

The event is Europe’s largest and most recognised international business angel event. The 2022 Congress will be organised by EBAN, CorkBIC, and the InvestEU Portal, alongside a host of partners & sponsors.

This is going to be about Reconnecting People, Angels and Entrepreneurs with New Initiatives, New Projects, New Connections. The EBAN Angel Family has not met in person in over 2 years so this event will be a unique opportunity to reconnect, to restart face to face networking and renew friendships.

Come and join us for a varied agenda including:
• Keynote speakers & Plenary Sessions;
• Pitching competitions for Investor Ready Startups;
• Panel Discussions
• Breakout sessions & round table discussions

Key Themes that will be examined and discussed in detail will be:
• Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) – A Priority for Angels & Funding Routes
• Raising Finance on a Global Scale – Power of Accelerators as an Investment vehicle
• Leadership & Authenticity – Building for Exits
• Shaping the future with New Technologies – CyberSecurity, AI & Deep Tech – How to pick the winners?
• Impact Investing – Becoming ‘Angels’ of Change – Social, Sustainable & Environmental
• Multi-Stakeholder Involvement in the Ecosystem – Diversity, Community & Culture
• The Shaping of EU Policy for Entrepreneurs, Investors & Professional Advisors
• International & local Entrepreneurs pitching


2022 Speakers

Hermann Hauser
Serial Entrepreneur and Co-founder, Amadeus Capital Partners

Edna Conway
VP & GM Global Security, Risk & Compliance, Azure, Microsoft

Anita Bhatia
Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director, UN Women

Jamy Goewie
Partner, Shaping Impact Group

Michael McGrath
T.D. - Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform of the Republic of Ireland

Arnaud Barthelemy
Partner and COO, Alpha Intelligence Capital

Allan Beechinor
Founder & CEO, Altada Technology Solutions

Niklas Benesch
Head of Startups & Network, Austrian Angel Investors Association

Martijn Blom
Lead Impact Funds Initiative and Benelux, EVPA

Mark Brosnan
Co-Founder & CEO, GetVisibility

Cathy Bryce
Managing Director, AIB Capital Markets

Laura Catana
European Investor Relations Manager and Regional Manager Benelux, FASE

Athina Chatzipetrou
CEO, Hellenic Development Bank

Julian Costley
Publisher, Investor, Entrepreneur, NED/Chair

Peter Cowley
Founder, Cambridge Angels

Nina Dremelj
President, Business Angels of Slovenia

Faye Walsh Drouillard
Founder & General Partner, WakeUp Capital

Laura Egg
Managing Director, Austrian Angel Investors Association

Shemas Eivers
Chairman, Boole Investment Syndicate

Magnus Eriksson
General Partner & Chairman of Deal Flow Committee, STOAF III SciTech

Pearse Flynn
Founder, EIH2

Chris Gay-Crosier
Head International Investments, Verve Ventures

Markéta Gladyšev
Senior Business Consultant, EU Agency for the Space Programme

Finbarr Griffin
Head of Corporate Advisory, Goodbody

Michael Hansen

Milen Ivanov
Managing Partner, Sofia Angels Ventures

Jesper Jarlbæk
Chairman, Danish Business Angels

Candace Johnson
EBAN Space & EBAN President Emeritus

Janne Jormalainen
EBAN President

Dan Kiely
Co-Founder & CEO, Voxpro

Linda Kiely
Co-Founder & Director, Voxpro

Maja Križan
Investment Manager, Business Angels of Slovenia

Kieran McLoughlin
Managing Partner, VentureWave Capital

Annukka Mickelsson
President, FiBAN

Eileen Moloney
Senior Consultant, CorkBIC

Fiona Moloney
CEO & Co-founder, HaloSOS

John Mullins
Executive Chairman, Amarenco

Ronan Murphy
CEO, SmartTech247

Annu Nieminen
Founder and CEO, Upright Project

Ramona Ocak
Policy Officer, DG Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

Michael O'Connor

Larry O'Donoghue
Senior Consultant & COO, CorkBIC & Boole Investment Syndicate

Ger O'Mahony
Director and Chairman, Action Point Technology Group

Ryan O'Neill

Terence O’Rourke
Chairman, Enterprise Ireland

Andrew O'Shaughnessy
Founder, Poppulo

Joan Miquel Pique
Managing Partner, Famara Ventures

Stephen Prendiville
Ireland Head of Sustainability, EY

Selma Prodanovic
Vice President, EBAN

Nuno Quental
Project Adviser, European Innovation Council and SME Executive Agency, European Commission

Fearghal Reidy
Director of Services, Cork City Council

Caroline Sai
Operations Director, Angels Santé

Cornelius Schmaltz
Head of Unit, European Innovation Council Accelerator, European Commission

Tara Shine
Co-CEO, Change by Degrees

Charles Sidman
Founder and Managing Partner, ECS Capital Partners

Pete Smyth
Founder and CEO, Broadlake

Inna Ushakova
Co-Founder & CEO, Scalarr

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Partners

• CorkBIC
• InvestEU Portal
• Cork City Council
• Cork County Council
• Halo Business Angel Network
• Fáilte Ireland
• Cork Convention Bureau
• Cork