About EBAN Cork 2021

Due to the global spread of the COVID-19 virus and its unprecedented challenges, EBAN, CorkBIC and European Investment Project Portal regret to announce that the EBAN Cork 2020 Congress has been POSTPONED to 2021. 

We appreciate how much work has been done already, but protecting your health as members and attendees is of utmost importance. To provide clarity we strongly feel that postponement at this stage to Cork 2021 is the right decision and look forward to working together to come through these difficult and uncertain times.

We are delighted to confirm that we have secured NEW dates to hold the EBAN Congress on the 14, 15 & 16 of April 2021 in Cork. 

We look forward to working with our Partners, Sponsors, Speakers and Participants to deliver a memorable event for all attendees and bring together Europe’s early stage investment and entrepreneurship community.

Changing Worlds June 11 2020 - Webinar event

The Changing Worlds Webinar event took place on Thursday June 11th 2020 with partners EBAN, CorkBIC, the European Investment Project Portal, Cork City Council, Cork County Council and EY. The 3 hour event profiled Cork and the region, the people, talent and the New Economy post Covid-19 and showed the Connectedness of Cork bringing people and their technology together from across the world onto one Webinar hosted from Cork. 260 people attended from 24 different countries. 

We were delighted to have 20 Speakers participate from across the globe including Hermann Hauser from New Zealand; Dr Simon Samaha, Florida; Edna Conway, Massachusetts; Peter Cowley, Cambridge; Julian Costley, London; Jacopo Losso, Brussels; Nina Reinhardt, Switzerland; Neil Gibson, Belfast; Colin Mason, Glasgow; Vitaly Polekhin, Moscow & pitching companies from Ireland, Spain, UK & Sweden.

Click heret for more details on the Changing Worlds Event


More than 300 business leaders, early stage investors, business angels, VCs, entrepreneurs, accelerators, seed funds and start-ups will make it to Cork for this major event. The Congress will be hosted by CorkBIC & EBAN with support from Cork City Council, Cork County Council and EY.

EBAN Cork 2021 will have a series of insightful keynotes, panel discussions, networking opportunities and seminars. Investor and entrepreneur-led workshops will celebrate the benefits and advantages of collaboration between investors and entrepreneurs.

Previously held in Helsinki, Malaga and Sofia, this event will attract delegates from across the world looking forward to learning from and engaging with experienced company founders, entrepreneurs, successful investors and trailblazers in the start-up, scale-up arena.  


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