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NZ Venture Capital Investors Database
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To be added to the database - PLEASE FILL OUT THIS PROFILE FORM
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Full Name
Company Name (If applicable, otherwise N/A)
Job Title
Primary Location (City, Country)
Email Address (If applicable, please use your fund email only)
Type of Fund/Investor
Current Fund Size (If applicable)
Which team are you on?
Stage Invested (by NZ definition)
Average check size
Select which sectors you invest in
Do you lead rounds?LinkedIn Profile
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Debra Hall18 LimitedDirectorAuckland
debra.hallnz@gmail.com
Individual AngelInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
Agtech, AI/ML, AR/VR, Biotech, Clean Tech, Consumer, Data Services, Deep Tech, DevOps, Diagnostics, Digital Media, Education, Energy, Enterprise, Fashion, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Future of Work, Hardware, Health, HR Tech, Industrial, Infrastructure, IoT, Learning & Development, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Materials, Media, Medtech, Networks, Platforms, Robotics, SaaS, Synthetic Biology, Transportation
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/rugbymother/
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David InsullAfterWork VenturesGeneral PartnerNapierdavidinsull@gmail.comAngel Group$1mHybrid
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$25kAll SectorsNo
https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-insull-796a492/
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Emily CloseAirtreeInvestment ManagerSydney, Australiaemily@airtree.vcInstitutional VC$300MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
$250-500KAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-close-1824a232/
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John HendersonAirtreePartnerSydney, Australiajohn@airtree.vcInstitutional VC$300MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
$250-500KAll SectorsYes
https://au.linkedin.com/in/johnhenderson
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Harry UffindellAngelAngel Auckland
harrison.uffindell@gmail.com
Individual AngelInvestmentPre-Seed (<$500K)$25,000All SectorsNo
https://www.linkedin.com/in/harrisonuffindell/
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Brian Dawson
Angel Investors Marlborough Incorporated
ManagerBlenheim
manager@businesstrustmarlborough.co.nz
Angel GroupInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$270,000All SectorsYes
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Suse ReynoldsAngelHQ member
Executive Chair Angel Association NZ
Wellington
suse.reynolds@angelassociation.co.nz
Individual AngelInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$5-15kAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/suse-reynolds/
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Felix WongAngelHubHead of Growth, APACHong Kongir@angelhub.io
Equity Crowdfunding Platform
Hybrid
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
Agtech, AI/ML, AR/VR, Blockchain, Clean Tech, Commerce, Communication, Consumer, Data Services, Deep Tech, DevOps, Digital Media, Education, Energy, Enterprise, Entertainment, Esports, Fashion, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Food, Future of Work, Gaming, Hardware, HR Tech, Industrial, IoT, Learning & Development, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Materials, Media, Music, Networks, Platforms, Robotics, SaaS, Transportation, Tourism & Travel
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/felix12777
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Daniel Wypler
ANZi Ventures (ANZ Bank)
Investment DirectorSydney, Australiadaniel.wypler@anz.comCorporate VCInvestment
Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
$10m AUDFintechYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/wypler/
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Bridget CoatesArcAngels DirectorAuckland New Zealand
bridget@kuranutrition.com
Angel GroupInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$50k
Agtech, Biotech, Clean Tech, Consumer, Digital Media, Education, Entertainment, Fashion, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Food, Health, HR Tech, Learning & Development, Legal, Life Sciences, Marketplaces, Media, Medtech, SaaS, Social Impact, Sustainability, Tourism & Travel
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/bridget-coates-62033b4/
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Kate WightmanAstrolab Ltd.Commercial AnalystAuckland, New Zealand
kate.wightman22@gmail.com
IncubatorHybridPre-Seed (<$500K)$500KAll SectorsYes
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Sam WilkinsAuckland UniServices
Commercialisation Manager
Auckland
s.wilkins@auckland.ac.nz
University Seed Fund$20MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$200k
Agtech, AI/ML, AR/VR, Biotech, Clean Tech, Communication, Consumer, Deep Tech, Diagnostics, Fintech, Hardware, Health, IoT, Life Sciences, Marketplaces, Materials, Medtech, Platforms, Robotics, SaaS, Social Impact, Sustainability, Synthetic Biology
Yes
http://www.linkedin.com/in/samuel-wilkins-765b00a1
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Stephen Flint
Auckland UniServices Limited
Director of Commercialisation
Aucklands.flint@auckland.ac.nzUniversity seed fund$20MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$200,000All SectorsNo
https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-flint-09718a11/?originalSubdomain=nz
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Evelyn Body
Auckland UniServices Ltd
Director of Commercialisation
Auckland, New Zealand
e.body@auckland.ac.nz
University Venture Fund
$20mInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$200k
Agtech, Biotech, Clean Tech, Diagnostics, Fitness & Wellbeing, Food, Health, Life Sciences, Medtech, Sustainability, Synthetic Biology
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/evelynbody/
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Alan Burt
Beachhead Venture Capital
General PartnerSydney, Australia
alan.burt@beachhead.vc
Family OfficeAUD$10MInvestment
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
500K
Blockchain, Crypto, Data Services, Deep Tech, IoT, Marketplaces, Networks, Platforms, SaaS
No
https://www.linkedin.com/in/alan-burt/
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Samantha WongBlackbirdGeneral PartnerAuckland, New Zealandsam@blackbird.vcInstitutional VC$300MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
$1-3MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/samanthawong/
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Tip PiumsomboonBlackbirdPrincipalAuckland, New Zealandtip@blackbird.vcInstitutional VC$300MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
$1-3MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tip/
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John Robson
Bridgewest Ventures NZ
General ManagerAkl/Wlg, New Zealandjr@bridgewest.venturesInstitutional VCHybrid
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
Agtech, Biotech, Clean Tech, Communication, Deep Tech, Diagnostics, Energy, Fitness & Wellbeing, Hardware, Health, Industrial, IoT, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Materials, Medtech, Platforms, Robotics, Social Impact, Sustainability, Synthetic Biology, Tourism & Travel
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-robson-31b3991/
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Mitali PurohitCallaghan Innovation
Senior Technology Incubator Specialist
Auckland
mitali.purohit@callaghaninnovation.govt.nz
Technology Incubator$150mRepayable Loan
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$1M ($750m Repayable Loan + $250k equity from Technology Incubator Partner)
All SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mitali-purohit-3aa5828/
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Gabby AddingtonCanterbury AngelsOperations ManagerChristchurch
gabby.addington@canterburyangels.nz
Angel GroupInvestmentPre-Seed (<$500K)All SectorsYes
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Ed HooperCardinia VenturesManaging DirectorMelbourne, Australia
ed@cardiniaventures.com
Institutional VCInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
All SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ehooper/
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Damian FoxCarthona CapitalInvestment DirectorSydney, Australia
damian@carthonacapital.com
Institutional VC$200MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M)
$1-3mAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/damianfox/
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Jonathan ChowCarthona CapitalInvestment AssociateSydney, Australia
jonathan@carthonacapital.com
Institutional VC$200MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M)
$1-3mAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanchow11/
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Keith Davison
Cloud Conformity acquired by Trend Micro
CRO Aucklandkdavison@outlook.comIndividual Angel1,000,000Investment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$100,000-$400,000
Agtech, AI/ML, Clean Tech, Communication, Data Services, Deep Tech, DevOps, Enterprise, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Infrastructure, Networks, Platforms, SaaS
No
https://www.linkedin.com/in/keith-davison-593972a/
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Alice DunnCS VenturesTechnology AnalystAucklandadunn@csventures.nzCorporate VCInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
Biotech, Diagnostics, Health
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/company/csventuresnz/
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Caroline QuayCure Kids Ventures
Chief Investment Officer
Auckland
caroline@curekidsventures.co.nz
Healthtech FundInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
Biotech, Diagnostics, Health
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/caroline-quay-99773146/
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Ben KepesDiversity Ltd
Professional Director/Investor/Adviser
Christchurchben@diversity.net.nzIndividual AngelInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$50,000
Agtech, Clean Tech, Commerce, Communication, Data Services, Deep Tech, DevOps, Digital Media, Enterprise, Fashion, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Future of Work, Health, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Medtech, Platforms, SaaS, Social Impact
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/benkepes/
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Julian SoEnterprise Angels
Business Development Director
Hamilton, Tauranga
julian@enterpriseangels.co.nz
Angel Group8mInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
300kAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/julianso/
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Jake HoffartEnterprise AngelsInvestment AssociateTauranga
jake@enterpriseangels.co.nz
Angel Group$2.7mInvestment
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$350kAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jake-hoffart-9238026b/
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Jonny WilkinsonEquitiseManaging DirectorAuckland and Sydneyjonnyw@equitise.com
Equity Crowdfunding Platform
Investment
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$700,000All SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonny-wilkinson/
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Justin LipmanEVPInvestorSydney, AustraliaJustin@evp.com.auInstitutional VC65InvestmentSeries A (<$3M)2m
Agtech, AI/ML, Commerce, Communication, Data Services, Enterprise, Esports, Fashion, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Food, Future of Work, Gaming, Goverment, Health, HR Tech, Infrastructure, Learning & Development, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Media, Music, Networks, Platforms, SaaS, Transportation, Tourism & Travel
Yes
https://au.linkedin.com/in/justinlipman
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Mark VelikEVPAssociateSydneymark@evp.com.auInstitutional VC65InvestmentSeries A (<$3M)$2m
Agtech, AI/ML, AR/VR, Commerce, Communication, Consumer, Data Services, DevOps, Education, Enterprise, Entertainment, Fashion, Fintech, Food, Future of Work, Health, HR Tech, Learning & Development, Legal, Life Sciences, Logistics, Marketplaces, Networks, Platforms, SaaS, Transportation, Tourism & Travel
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-velik-28a704b3/?originalSubdomain=au
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Omer HazerFirst Cut VenturesPartnerAuckland, New ZealandO.hazer@firstcut.vcFundInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
All SectorsYes
https://nz.linkedin.com/in/omerhazer1
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Lawrence LevineFKA & ADI.ClinicWhangarei ConvenerWhangarei
www.ADI.Clinic/Whangarei
Early startup Advice & Connections
Mentor TeamPre-Seed (<$500K)All SectorsNo
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Charlie JamesFKA & ADI.ClinicWanaka ConvenerWanakawww.ADI.Clinic/Wanaka
Early startup Advice & Connections
Mentor TeamPre-Seed (<$500K)All SectorsNo
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Andy HarwoodFKA & ADI.ClinicAuckland ConvenerAuckland
www.ADI.Clinic/Auckland
Early startup Advice & Connections
Mentor TeamPre-Seed (<$500K)All SectorsNo
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Clinton GeisslerFluxPartnerAuckland
clinton@fluxaccelerator.co.nz
AcceleratorHybrid
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$50 - $150kAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/clintongeissler/
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Rudi BublitzFlying Kiwi Angels (FKA)Chief Cat HerderNZhello@fka.nzAngel Group
Investment & Group Management
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$300kAll SectorsYes
https://linkedin.com/in/RudiBublitz
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Scott NolanFounders FundPartnerCalifornia, USA
submissions@foundersfund.com
Institutional VC$3BInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
$5MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottpnolan/
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Rachel YangGiant Leap FundInvestment ManagerMelbourne, Australia
rachel@giantleapfund.vc
Institutional VC$15MInvestmentPre-Seed (<$500K)$100K-$500KAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-yang/
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Charlie MacdonaldGiant Leap FundAnalystAustralia
charlie@impact-group.com.au
Institutional VC$15MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$500kAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlie-macdonald/
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John KellsGlobal from Day One
Senior Investment Manager
Auckland, New Zealandjohn@gd1apac.comInstitutional VC$60MInvestmentSeries A (<$3M)$1 - 3MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/johntkells/
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Chintaka RanatungaGlobal from Day OneGeneral PartnerAuckland, New Zealand
chintaka@gd1apac.com
Institutional VC$60MInvestmentSeries A (<$3M)$1 - 3MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/chintaka/
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Giulia DresslerGlobal from Day OneAnalystAuckland, New Zealandgiulia@gd1apac.comInstitutional VC$60MInvestmentSeries A (<$3M)$1 - 3MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/giuliadressler/
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Frank Lin
Google Corporate Development
PrincipalShanghailinfrank@google.comCorporate M&A Balance sheetInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
Varies
AI/ML, AR/VR, Biotech, Blockchain, Commerce, Communication, Consumer, Data Services, Deep Tech, DevOps, Digital Media, Education, Enterprise, Entertainment, Esports, Fintech, Gaming, Hardware, Health, HR Tech, Infrastructure, IoT, Learning & Development, Life Sciences, Logistics, Marketplaces, Media, Music, Networks, Platforms, Robotics, SaaS, Social Impact, Sustainability, Transportation, Tourism & Travel
Yes
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Jenny Sutton
Greenlight Ventures NZ
DirectorNew Zealand jennifer@sutton.org.nz
Venture investor and venture philanthropist
Investment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M)
As appropriate
Clean Tech, Commerce, Communication, Data Services, Deep Tech, Education, Energy, Enterprise, Fintech, Future of Work, Goverment, Health, Learning & Development, Legal, Medtech, Platforms, Social Impact, Sustainability
Yes
https://nz.linkedin.com/in/jenniferjennysutton
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Lucinda HankinGrok VenturesAssociateSydney, Australialucinda@grok.venturesFamily Office$400MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
Flexible
Agtech, Energy, Fintech, Food, Sustainability
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucinda-hankin/
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Aidan KenealyHole In One VenturesManaging DirectorAucklandaidan@hiov.co.nzIndividual AngelHybrid
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$50,000All SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/aidankenealy/
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Jack McQuireIcehouse VenturesPartnerAuckland, New Zealand
j.mcquire@icehouseventures.co.nz
Institutional VC$50mHybrid
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$250k - 1.5mAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jack-mcquire-64940965/
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Barnaby MarshallIcehouse VenturesPartnerAuckland
b.marshall@icehouseventures.co.nz
Institutional VCInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$500kAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/barnaby-marshall-aa55587a/?originalSubdomain=nz
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Jason CheongICMPortfolio ManagerSydney
jason.cheong@icm.limited
Institutional VC$300mInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
300k-3m
AI/ML, AR/VR, Biotech, Commerce, Consumer, Data Services, Deep Tech, Education, Enterprise, Esports, Fintech, Future of Work, Health, Medtech, Robotics, SaaS
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonjcheong/
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Jackson RowlandImpact Enterprise FundDirector, Ākina InvestAuckland, New Zealandinfo@iefund.co.nzInstitutional VC$8.7millionInvestment
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
All SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacksonrowland/
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Damien Messina
Impact Investment Group
Angel Network Manager
Melbourne
damien@impact-group.com.au
Angel GroupInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
200000
All Sectors, Social Impact, Sustainability
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/damien-messina-849ba941/
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Chris Simcock
Impact Ventures / Impact Enterprise Fund
Founder / DirectorChristchurch
chris@impactventuresnz.com
Impact Fund$9mInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$500k
Agtech, Clean Tech, Education, Food, Social Impact, Sustainability, Transportation
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrissimcock/
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Brigid OBrienIn-Q-TelManaging DirectorSydney, Australiabobrien@iqt.orgImpact FundInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
U$250-500K
AI/ML, AR/VR, Blockchain, Communication, Deep Tech, DevOps, Diagnostics, Hardware, Industrial, Infrastructure, IoT, Manufacturing, Materials, Robotics, Synthetic Biology
No
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brigid-o-brien-2bba246/
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Mike FerrariIn-Q-TelManaging DirectorSydney, Australiamferrari@iqt.orgStrategic InvestorInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
US$250k-$500k
AI/ML, AR/VR, Blockchain, Communication, Data Services, Deep Tech, DevOps, Enterprise, Fintech, Hardware, Industrial, Infrastructure, IoT, Manufacturing, Materials, Robotics, SaaS, Synthetic Biology
No
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-scooter-ferrari/
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Karen Chan
Investec Emerging Companies Fund
Investment DirectorSydney, Australia
karen.chan@investec.com.au
Institutional VC$50MInvestment
Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M)
$3-5MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/karen-chan-61954349/
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Sean Holland
Investec Emerging Companies Fund
InvestorSydney, Australia
sean.holland@investec.com.au
Institutional VC$50mInvestment
Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M)
A$3m-$5mAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-holland-a1224113/?originalSubdomain=au
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Daniel VeytsblitInvestibleInvestment DirectorSydney, Australiadaniel@investible.comInstitutional VC22.5Investment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
A$300k
Agtech, AI/ML, AR/VR, Blockchain, Clean Tech, Consumer, Data Services, DevOps, Diagnostics, Digital Media, Education, Enterprise, Entertainment, Esports, Fashion, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Food, Future of Work, Gaming, Goverment, Hardware, Health, HR Tech, Industrial, Infrastructure, IoT, Learning & Development, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Materials, Medtech, Networks, Platforms, Robotics, SaaS, Social Impact, Sustainability, Transportation, Tourism & Travel
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielveytsblit/
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Hugh BickerstaffInvestible
Chief Investment Officer
Sydney, Australiahugh@investible.comInstitutional VC$40mInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$350kAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/hugh-bickerstaff-a180171
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Andrea GardinerJelix VenturesFounder & CEOSydney, Australiaandrea@jelix.vc
Investor-led equity crowdfunding (no fees for startup, no retail investors) / VC
Investment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$500-$1m
All Sectors, Agtech, AI/ML, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Commerce, Communication, Data Services, Deep Tech, DevOps, Education, Energy, Esports, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Food, Future of Work, Goverment, Health, HR Tech, Industrial, Infrastructure, IoT, Learning & Development, Legal, Robotics, SaaS, Social Impact, Sustainability
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreamgardiner/?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile
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Daniel HallawiKapVistaFounderSydney Australia
d.hallawi@kapvista.com
Also have a investor platform
Investment
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$25,000 - $2,000,000All SectorsNo
https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielhallawi/
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Alan JonesM8 VenturesPartnerSydney, Australia
alan.jones@m8.ventures
Individual AngelRaisingHybrid
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
NZD30K
Agtech, AI/ML, Clean Tech, Commerce, Communication, Consumer, Data Services, Digital Media, Education, Energy, Entertainment, Fitness & Wellbeing, Food, Health, HR Tech, Learning & Development, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Media, Medtech, Music, Networks, Platforms, Robotics, SaaS, Social Impact, Sustainability, Transportation
No
http://linkedin.com/in/alanjones
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Andrew ChenMatū FundVenture Associate
Wellington, New Zealand
achen@matu.co.nzInstitutional VCHybrid
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
Agtech, AI/ML, AR/VR, Biotech, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Commerce, Communication, Consumer, Data Services, Deep Tech, Diagnostics, Digital Media, Education, Energy, Enterprise, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Future of Work, Gaming, Goverment, Hardware, Health, HR Tech, Industrial, Infrastructure, IoT, Learning & Development, Legal, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Materials, Medtech, Networks, Platforms, Robotics, Social Impact, Sustainability, Synthetic Biology, Transportation, Tourism & Travel
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-chen-b83a3b20/
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Greg SittersMatū FundManaging PartnerAuckland, New Zealandkiwee@matu.co.nzInstitutional VCHybrid
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
All Sectors, Agtech, AI/ML, AR/VR, Biotech, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Commerce, Communication, Consumer, Data Services, Deep Tech, Diagnostics, Digital Media, Education, Energy, Enterprise, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Food, Future of Work, Goverment, Hardware, Health, HR Tech, Industrial, Infrastructure, IoT, Learning & Development, Legal, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Materials, Medtech, Networks, Platforms, Robotics, SaaS, Social Impact, Sustainability, Synthetic Biology, Transportation, Tourism & Travel
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-sitters-5430b18
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Peter TaylorMovacAnalystWellingtonpeter@movac.co.nzInstitutional VC$110MInvestment
Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
$3-10MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/petertaylornz
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Mark VivianMovacPartner
Wellington, New Zealand
mark.vivian@movac.co.nz
Institutional VC$110mInvestment
Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M)
$5mAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-vivian-6565652/
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Dave MoskovitzN/AAngel investorWellington, NZdave@mosk.nzIndividual AngelInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
30K
AI/ML, Communication, Consumer, Deep Tech, DevOps, Digital Media, Education, Enterprise, Fintech, Future of Work, Goverment, Infrastructure, IoT, Logistics, Media, Music, Networks, Platforms, SaaS, Social Impact, Sustainability, Tourism & Travel
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/davemoskovitz/
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Vignesh KumarN/A
Angel Investor, Founder
Auckland
vignesh.kumar@me.com
Individual AngelInvestmentPre-Seed (<$500K)$30K
AI/ML, Deep Tech, Hardware, Health, Logistics, Manufacturing, Materials, Medtech
No
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kumarvi/
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Nawaz AhmedN/AAngel InvestorAuckland, NZ
mnawaz.ahmed95@gmail.com
Individual AngelInvestmentPre-Seed (<$500K)$10K
AI/ML, Biotech, Blockchain, Clean Tech, Commerce, Communication, Consumer, Crypto, Deep Tech, Digital Media, Energy, Enterprise, Esports, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Gaming, Health, Learning & Development, Life Sciences, Marketplaces, Media, Medtech, Networks, Platforms, Robotics, SaaS, Social Impact, Synthetic Biology
No
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mnawaz-ahmed/
76
Jessy WuNAB VenturesInvestment AnalystSydneyjessy.wu@nab.com.auCorporate VC$100mnInvestment
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
$2mn
Agtech, Fintech, HR Tech, Social Impact
Yes
https://au.linkedin.com/in/jessy-wu-31202a110
77
Adrien GheurNuance VenturesManaging PartnerAuckland, New Zealandinfo@nuance.vcInstitutional VCInvestment
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M)
$2-6MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/agheur/
78
Adrien GheurNuance VenturesManaging PartnerTaurangainfo@nuance.vcInstitutional VCInvestment
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M)
All SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/agheur/
79
Byron van Vugt
NZ growth Capital Partners
Investment AnalystAuckland
byron.vanvugt@nzgcp.co.nz
Institutional VC$55mInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$All SectorsNo
https://www.linkedin.com/in/byronvanvugt/
80
Hursh Shah
NZ Growth Capital Partners
Investment ManagerAuckland, New Zealand
hursh.shah@nzgcp.co.nz
Institutional VCInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
All SectorsNo
https://www.linkedin.com/in/hurshshah/
81
Gary JensenNZbaseDirector / Investor
Christchurch, New Zealand
gary@nzbase.comIndividual AngelInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
25,000
Agtech, Clean Tech, Consumer, Enterprise, Esports, Gaming, IoT, Medtech, SaaS, Transportation
No
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nzbase/
82
Maria Jose AlvarezNZGCPInvestment Analyst Auckland
mariajose.alvarez@nzgcp.co.nz
Institutional VCInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
All SectorsNo
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariajose-alvarez/
83
David Booth
On Deck (beondeck.com)
CEO / Founder
San Francisco (but in Taupo until further notice)
david@beondeck.comIndividual AngelInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$10k - $25kAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/daveboothy/
84
Aaron TanOneVentures Investment Analyst Sydney, Australia
atan@one-ventures.com
Institutional VC$200m InvestmentGrowth (>$10M)$10m+All SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaronmtan/
85
Isabella RichOur Innovation FundAssociate Sydney, Australiaisabella@oifvc.comInstitutional VC$75MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$2MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/isabella-rich-a5652060/
86
Jerry SteselOur Innovation FundGeneral PartnerSydney, Australiajerry@oifvc.comInstitutional VC$75MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$2MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jerry-stesel/
87
Laurence SchwartzOur Innovation FundGeneral PartnerSydney, Australialaurence@oifvc.comInstitutional VC$75MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$2MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurence-schwartz/
88
Lachlan NixonPacific ChannelInvestment ManagerAuckland
lachlan@pacificchannel.com
Institutional VCHybrid
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
<NZ$1M
Agtech, Biotech, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Deep Tech, Diagnostics, Energy, Food, Hardware, Health, IoT, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Materials, Medtech, Robotics, Sustainability, Synthetic Biology
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lachlannixon/
89
Karthi Sepulohniam
Partners for Growth (PFG)
Managing DirectorSydneykarthi@pfgrowth.comVenture Debt FinancingInvestment
Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
NZ$2 millionAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/karthi1/
90
Matt AllenPick & Shovel VenturesManaging PartnerMelbourne, Australia
matt@pickandshovel.ventures
Individual AngelInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$250K
Agtech, AI/ML, Commerce, DevOps, HR Tech, Infrastructure, IoT, Marketplaces, Music, Networks, Platforms, SaaS, Transportation
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/matta0/
91
Shayne ShepherdPioneer CapitalInvestment ManagerAuckland
shayne.shepherd@pioneercapital.co.nz
Growth Private Equity$260mInvestmentGrowth (>$10M)$15-20mAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/shayneshepherd/
92
Lance WiggsPunakaiki FundManagerAucklandlance@lwcm.co.nzInstitutional VC$55mInvestment
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M)
~$2m/CompanyAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lancewiggs/
93
Mark BregmanQuidnet Ventures, Ltd.General Partner
San Francisco, CA, USA
mark.bregman@quidnetventures.com
Individual AngelNAInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M)
$50K
Agtech, AI/ML, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Communication, Crypto, Data Services, Deep Tech, DevOps, Diagnostics, Digital Media, Enterprise, Fintech, Future of Work, Industrial, Infrastructure, IoT, Learning & Development, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Materials, Medtech, Networks, Platforms, Robotics, SaaS, Synthetic Biology, Transportation, Tourism & Travel
Yes
94
Chris QuirkRampersandInvestment ManagerSydney, Australia
chris@rampersand.com
Institutional VC65m AUDInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$250k - $1mAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/cwtquirk/
95
Nicole SmallRampersandInvestment DirectorMelbourne, Australia
nicole@rampersand.com
Institutional VC$65m AUDInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$250k - $1mAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolekleid/
96
Simon CantReinventureManaging PartnerSydney, Australia
simon@reinventure.com.au
Corporate VC$150MHybrid
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M)
$1.4M
Agtech, AI/ML, Blockchain, Enterprise, Fintech, HR Tech, Marketplaces, SaaS
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/simoncant/
97
Garry VisontayRight Click CapitalGeneral PartnerSydney, Australia
garry.visontay@rightclickcapital.com
Institutional VCInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$100k - $3m
Agtech, AI/ML, Commerce, Communication, Consumer, Crypto, Data Services, Deep Tech, DevOps, Education, Energy, Enterprise, Fintech, Hardware, Health, HR Tech, Infrastructure, IoT, Learning & Development, Logistics, Marketplaces, SaaS
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/garryvisontay/
98
Ulric J FernerRight Click CapitalPrincipalSydney, Australia
ulric.ferner@rightclickcapital.com
Institutional VCInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
Agtech, AI/ML, AR/VR, Blockchain, Clean Tech, Communication, Consumer, Crypto, Data Services, Deep Tech, DevOps, Diagnostics, Digital Media, Education, Energy, Enterprise, Fashion, Fintech, Fitness & Wellbeing, Food, Future of Work, Goverment, Hardware, Health, HR Tech, Industrial, Infrastructure, IoT, Learning & Development, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Materials, Media, Medtech, Music, Networks, Platforms, Robotics, SaaS, Social Impact, Sustainability, Transportation
Yes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/uferner
99
Zac Zavos
Shearwater Growth Equity
Managing PartnerSydney, Australiazac@shearwater.coInstitutional VC$50MInvestment
Pre-Seed (<$500K), Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M), Series B (<$10M), Growth (>$10M)
$500k - $5MAll SectorsYes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/zac-zavos/
100
Brian SteeleShoreline Partners LtdDirector
Wellington, New Zealand
brian.steele@shorelinepartners.co.nz
Individual AngelInvestment
Seed (<NZ$1M), Series A (<$3M)
$25,000
Fintech, SaaS, Sustainability
No
https://www.linkedin.com/in/briansteelenz/