LizFleming - Experience business development professional and account manager

Programme Manager at HBAN - Halo Business Angel Network

Nationality

Irish

Current location

Ireland

Work category

Sales

Education

Masters/PostGrad

Liz is responsible for the programme management and successful delivery of the Halo Business Angel Network, HBAN. HBAN offers brokerage services to entrepreneurs and private investors in an effort to promote and increase early stage private equity investment in Ireland.

Liz started out as a business development professional and has strong industry experience in international sales and partnering. Working overseas with Enterprise Ireland’s international network Liz provided cross-sector development services and support to Irish companies in the Spanish and Portuguese markets focusing on Travel Software and Services, Consumer Goods, Agricultural Machinery and Financial Services.

Liz also brings experience of working with early stage start ups to secure investment from within the Enterprise Ireland High Potential Start-Up division where she worked as a Development Adviser.

LizFleming's Professional Experience

2009 - Present

HBAN - Halo Business Angel Network - Programme Manager

Responsible for the management and successful delivery of the Halo Business Angel Network, HBAN. HBAN offers brokerage services to entrepreneurs and private investors in an effort to promote and increase early stage private equity investment in Ireland. HBAN is a joint initiative of IntraTrade Ireland and Enterprise Ireland tasked with delivering approx. €6m of increased seed capital investments into early stage high potential start ups.

HBAN is the first organisation in Ireland to explore formalising the the 'Angel Capital Industry' in Ireland and facilitate the development of Business Angel Syndicates.

Key Skills
angel investment business angels Investments Private Equity
2008 - 2009

Enterprise Ireland - Development Adviser

• Account manager for an extensive portfolio of start up clients in the Digital Media Industry.
• Diagnosis and assessment of clients’ needs and capability gaps to be addressed in order to attract investment.
• Identification of new investment prospects.
• Engaging clients in collaborative diagnosis of capability, including the areas of management capability, strategy, industry/market analysis, production/operations, innovation and finance.
• Assisting in the determination of actions needed by clients to address critical issues affecting their competitive and market positions.
• Facilitating clients in development of pre-start-up business planning.
• The evaluation and presentation of investment proposals to the Investment Committee and Board for support.

Key Skills
Account Manager attention to detail Business Development Business Planning digital media finance Innovative investment Management Marketing Portfolio Project managemant results orientated sales spanish start up strategy Telecoms
2006 - 2008

Enterprise Ireland - Marketing Executive

Providing cross sectoral business development services and support to Irish clients in the Spanish and Portuguese Markets. Speciality sectors include: Travel Software and Services, Consumer Goods, Agricultural Machinery, Financial Services.

• Increase client export gain and achieve a target of significant contracts signed.
• Responsible for building and maintaining key relationships with local in market buyers.
• Responsible for the development of the specific industry sectors in Spain and Portugal including financial services, consumer goods, ICT, environment, agricultural machinery among others.
• Assessing of client company capability and advising them on their market appropriateness and preparedness.
• Analysis and identification of opportunities for client companies in Spain and Portugal.

Key Skills
Business Development Financial Services portuguese spanish

LizFleming's Education and Qualifications

2006

Masters/PostGrad - International Business

Dublin Institute of Technology

2005

Bachelor/Degree - Bachelor of Commerce with Spanish

University College Cork

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