What is LitBAN
Lithuanian Business Angel Network (LitBAN) fosters business angel activity through communication, events, networking, syndication of deals both locally and across Nordics by uniting wealthy individuals, successful entrepreneurs, and executives that are curious about angel investing activity, are interested in sharing their knowledge and network with new entrepreneurs.
🌱 The Roots of LitBAN
The launch of LitBAN
LitBAN was founded on the 14th of March, 2018 and marked a crucial step forward in the young Lithuanian startup ecosystem. LitBAN now has over 200 members and our community grows stronger with each and every individual joining it: unheard insights, larger networks and new joint investment possibilities.
🔗 Matching Startups and Angels
🚀 Startups are applying
LitBAN has already received more than 4000 startup applications and the numbers are growing. Most LitBAN applications come from Lithuania and Northern Europe, but new regions are expressing more and more interest in joining the LitBAN funnel.
💥 Angel investment is booming
In only 5 short years after the launch, LitBAN angel startup investment numbers total more than 30M EUR, out of which 14.5 M EUR were invested in 2022. We have added 135 new angel members in 2022 and 2023 looks promising.
🚪Exits are incoming
LitBAN Angels and Corporate members had invested into Interactio and Paysolut and earned great returns via exits. Better and more deals are made every month, and this means that the tempo is only getting faster!
People of LitBAN
Ex-CEO of an AI chatbot agency, alumni of Sciences Po Paris and Universidad Pompeu Fabra. Previously a tech specialist at the GovTech Lab (MITA), worked at a CivicTech project – Municipales.app and interned at the European Commission.
8+ years of professional experience in Project Management, Business / Product Development, Operations, Business Controlling, Analytics, Coding, and Sales. Worked in 5 languages across Investment Banking, Insurance, and Tech industries mostly in Denmark, the USA, and Lithuania.
Training and Development manager
Co-Organizer of TedxVilnius, HR and event organization specialist, speaker at companies’ events, conferences, and Vilnius University, award-winning researcher on psychology and entrepreneurship.
Having worked at Infobalt, Invest Lithuania, Idea Prima, and the Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania makes Odilija a very experienced communicator and manager.