Estonian Business Angels Network EstBAN is an umbrella organization for business angels seeking investment opportunities in Estonia and its neighboring regions. Join us if you want to contribute to the startupecosystem with your funds and know-how and wantto experience the satisfaction from this involvement.
About us- established in December 2012!- at present we are a group of 25 angel investors!- we meet up 2 times per month on! - pitch events – 1st Monday of each month! - networking & training events – 2nd Thursday of each month!- we screen deals together and conduct due diligence together!- decision making is individual!- we may invest individually or in a syndicate depending on the interest in thedeal!- our investment range is usually between 20 k – 500 k EUR
Founding members ! !Villem Alango, Riivo Anton, Jaak Ennuste, Hardi Kampus, Marek Kiisa, Peeter Klanberg,Andrei Korobeinik, Guido Kundla, Allan Martinson, Harri Männistö, Indrek Neivelt, Martin Petjärv, Indrek Prants, Almar Proos, Priit Põldoja, Rolf Relander, Ivo Remmelg, RikardRelander, Ivar Siimar, Martin Talts, Herty Tammo, Eero Tohver, Henri Treude, Raivo Vare, Heikki Visnapuu
EstBAN members have individually invested 18.8 M EUR into 93 companies !
Top areas of interest- information technology!- consumer goods & retail!- energy & environment!- ﬁnancial services!- agriculture, chemicals and materials!- green technologies
Targets for 2013!40+ members by end of year!100+ deals screened!10-15 investments!1 M EUR invested!11 pitching events – 1st Monday of each month !12 networking & training events – 2nd Thursday of each month!
Members & SponsorsMembers are encouraged to invite interested individuals to join EstBANas investors. Each new applicant must have a recommendation from 2existing members. Annual membership fee is 200 EUR. !!We also accept associate members – organizations that can providetools or services necessary for EstBAN – currently we are innegotiations with Tehnopol, Arengufond and Deloitte Advisory regardingassociate membership. !Annual membership fee varies from 1000 – 3000 EUR.! !We also welcome any individual or organization to become a sponsorfor EstBAN. !We are happy to accept any amount.
DEAL SUBMISSION: ! PRE-SCREENING: ! PITCHING EVENT: ! continuous 2 weeks before each pitching event 1st Monday of each monthEntrepreneur submits deal to Gust Pre-screening committee analyzes and rates EstBAN members evaluate the deals. (directly or via deal ﬂow partner) deals. Deals passing benchmark If interested then set deadlinesEstBAN General Manager reviews level will be sent to pitch event for due diligence and parties interested deals and prepares deals for in investing pre-screening committee Pre-screening committee is composed for each screening meeting on rotational basis of 5 EstBAN members
Communication toolsGust.com - internal deal ﬂow management, memberinformation and calendar!!Linkedin group – for internal group discussions andinformation / best practice sharing (to be established)!!Facebook – marketing and promotion channel within startupcommunity. Who wants to co-admin?!!Webpage – marketing and promotion channel
Ivar Siimar – email@example.com – +372 50 29029! estban.ee