EBAN is the pan-European representative for the early stage investor community gathering over 150 member organizations in more than 50 countries today. Established in 1999 by a group of pioneer angel networks in Europe with the collaboration of the European Commission and EURADA, EBAN represents a sector estimated to invest 11.4 billion Euros a year and playing a vital role in Europe’s future, notably in the funding of SMEs. EBAN fuels Europe’s growth through the creation of wealth and jobs.
OUR POSITIVE IMPACT
EBAN has a strong community of Impact Investors, represented by the EBAN Impact committee, that aims to raise awareness on impact investing, share best practices and connect players in the impact investment space. Our annual events are organized around themes related to positive impact and priority is given to impact entrepreneurs. EBAN is also involved in several EU-funded projects, such as RRIstart and ARIEES, fostering responsible research and innovation and impact investment capabilities.