Claire Munck | Be Angels
Chief Executive Officer
Our expertise is in business angel financing, early-stage equity finance, entrepreneurship support, and public-private partnerships. BeAngels connect innovative growth companies to equity finance and coaching by experienced angel investors.
Claire Munck is Chief Executive Officer and Director at Be Angels, one of Europe’s oldest business angel group based in Belgium. Over the last 18 years it has enabled over 45 million euros to be channelled into 300 companies. Her key responsibilities include business development, recruitment of new investors, deal making, and management of the women’s angel group she created in 2012 as a subsidiary of Be Angels. Munck previously collaborated with Go Beyond, a cross-border platform of services for early-stage investors, on business development (international angel training activities) and product development (investor groups) activities. In 2013, Claire joined the Board of Business Angels Europe, Europe’s confederation of angel investing gathering Europe’s strongest national federations of angel groups, where she has the responsibility for the BAE Club and Global Strategy. Claire spent close to 10 years with EBAN, the European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds and other market players, including five years as managing director from 2006 to 2011. She was also manager and part of the founding team of the WBAA – World Business Angels Association – from 2007 to 2012. Claire is a founding Executive Committee Member of the Global Business Angel Network, part of the Global Entrepreneurship Network community. Prior to that, Munck was project manager for EURADA – European Association of Regional Development Agencies.
She is an alumni of McGill University, the European Communication School and the Free University of Brussels.
Presenting at the following session(s):
Tuesday, 4 May 2021 – 13:30-14:45 – Pitch your Idea – Take the Shot – Change the World
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