Investing and supporting globally ambitious, innovative Irish companies
Digital Irish Angels (DIA) was formed for two reasons;
The organization was started in the summer of 2015 by Shane Naughton, Feargall Kenny, Pat Phelan and David Beatty. In the same year, the group’s members have invested directly into 2 Irish based companies.
Digital Irish Angels is the US Partner of HBAN – the Halo Business Angel Network
Digital Irish Angels was created based on the following simple principles and presumptions:
The investment rational is to co-invest alongside Ireland-based VC’s and angel groups in Irish based companies. DIA seeks to be a value add syndication partner through the active participation of our members supporting our portfolio companies. Syndication partners in Ireland include Tribal.vc, Delta Partners, and the HBAN angel network.
After discussion with members about the best way to move forward in 2016, DIA seeks to structure the organization to enable quicker and more effective decision making by creating an investment syndicate.
The DIA syndicate will consist of 20 – 30 US based accredited investors who commit to each other to:
The group expects to see deal flow from companies in the technology space referred by a lead investor in Ireland.