Finaves V, the seed capital fund promoted by IESE, has invested in Ixoriguè, a Spain-based agritech startup that has developed an IoT livestock management tool which allows cattle farmers to more closely track the location and health of their livestock. Ixoriguè‘s technology is based around a collar with built-in battery-powered sensors that is attached to […]
IESE’s Finaves and Business Angels Invest in Facility Management Platform Taclia
Finaves V, the seed capital fund promoted by IESE, and investors from IESE’s Business Angels Network have together invested in Taclia, a one-stop platform and software company for facility services such as repairs, heating and cooling systems, plumbing and grounds maintenance. In addition to Finaves and reinsurance company NacionalRe, member of the IESE Business Angels […]
Business Angels or Crowdfunding? How About a Crowd of Angels?
We are increasingly consulted whether it would be better for start-ups to assemble financial resources through crowdfunding (e.g. Kickstarter) or through angel investors, and how to sequence each funding mode (i.e. what should come first). However, an alternative route is to combine both modes by attracting financing through a ‘crowd’ of angels, or ‘equity based […]
If You Are Considering Angel Investing, don’t Miss These 5 Tips
A hundred startup deals – the milestone that IESE’s Business Angel Network will shortly reach – can pan out into almost as many different outcomes: a multiplicity of investor recipes, unforeseen business situations, investment trends, hot sector waves, or be subject to entrepreneurs’ idiosyncrasies. So if you are a novel investor and don’t want […]