Come and join us in Cork

Keynote speakers include Investor and Serial Entreprenerus like Hermann Hauser, Peter Cowley, Candace Johnson and Julian Costley. They will lead the Plenary Sessions exploring topics such as scaling your business with strategic funding; Becoming ‘Angels’ of Change; Creative and Impact investing, cross border investments and Succeeding in The New Global Economy for the coming decade. Showing how leadership and authenticity are key to successful collaboration between investors and entrepreneurs, as well as many other topics.

Entrepreneur and Investor led breakout sessions will challenge how new technology in the spheres of the life sciences, agriculture, maritime and blockchain can shape the future. Investor-ready start-ups will also have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of angel investors, VCs and entrepreneurs.

The EBAN Congress brings together over 2 days more than 300 Business Leaders; Early Stage Investors; Business Angels; VCs; Entrepreneurs; Accelerators; Seed Funds and Startups.

Wednesday June 10th 2020

14:00 – 17:00

Global Investor Forum – lunch served before the event.

Here 20-30 Investor ready Startups will pitch to an audience of Business Angels, Early Stage Investors and Seasoned Entrepreneurs.

3 Startups will be selected from the group to pitch during the EBAN Congress on Thursday with the Most Investible Startup being awarded at the Gala Awards Dinner.

Location: Cork County Hall

17:00 – 18:30

EBAN Board Meeting

19:00 – 23:00

VIP Dinner – Invite only

The Farm Gate Restaurant, The English Market Cork city Centre.

The English Market is a roofed food market and has been trading since 1788. Developed and still owned by Cork City Council, the Market is one of the oldest municipal markets of it’s kind in the world.

Thursday June 11th 2020

09:30 – 17:00

  • EBAN Congress
  • Location – Concert Hall – Cork City Hall
  • Lunch – Millennium Hall
  • Keynote presentations
  • Panel discussions
  • Breakout sessions

19:00 – 23:00

Gala Awards Dinner (Reception followed by dinner)

Páric Uí Chaoimh

Páric Uí Chaoimh, the Gaelic games (GAA) stadium in Cork, is a state of the art facility with a capacity of 45,000 people. The GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) is the Irish international amateur sporting and cultural organisation, focused primarily on promoting indigenous Gaelic games including the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie and Gaelic football, all of which are played here on a regualar basis.

Friday June 12th 2020

08:00 – 09:30

EBAN AGM/ Assembly

Location: Millennium Hall – Cork City Hall

09:30 – 14:00

EBAN Congress

Keynote Speaker: Dr Hermann Hauser, Entrepreneur & Investor, Co-Founder Amadeus Capital.

Location: Concert Hall – Cork City Hall

Lunch: Millennium Hall

  • Keynote presentations
  • Panel discussions
  • Breakout sessions


End of EBAN Cork 2020


Social & Cultural Programme available for all attendees