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Latest news, events and updates from Enterprise Angels, our partners and portfolio companies.

What Now Meets Now What!

What Now Meets Now What!

We’ve been asked many times over the years what happened to Angel Investing during the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). Everyone (Angels, entrepreneurs, market commentators, the man on the street) expected the answer to be that Angel investors held their breath, pinched...

Impact Coffee Club with Isabel Pasch

Thank you to those who attended the inaugural virtual impact coffee club, for those who missed it, we welcome you to watch the recording above. Grab your coffee and settle in for a very informative and insightful look into New Zealand food systems.  Feedback is really...

Goodbye 2019, here’s to an awesome 2020!

With 2019 coming to an end, I wanted to reflect on what an action-packed year it’s been with positive changes in Enterprise Angels and the angel and venture capital industry in New Zealand. Our team has changed a bit to support our growing role in providing admin and...

Enterprise Angels waves wand for third fund

Enterprise Angels waves wand for third fund

Fund 3 has achieved a first close of more than $2 million of $6m sought, giving the green light for investment. NBR spoke with Nina Le Lievre, Enterprise Angels CEO, about the Fund, female representation within the industry and the highs and lows of investing. Sign...

Impact Showcase

Impact Showcase

Enterprise Angels held their inaugural Impact Showcase in early September 2019 with a great turn out and level of participation from all involved.  The event showed that the investment community has a very positive response to our New Zealand and Pacific Island social...

Post Investment: After I have raised capital, what next?

There are a couple of things we need you to keep in mind after we have settled funds. Companies Office We will need you to register our holdings on the Companies Office. Shareholder Communications Enjoy your post-investment relationship with your angel investors. ...

Investment Ready Part 1: Validate your business idea

The first step for anyone with a great idea or two is to validate it - can your idea be turned into a business? If you have not yet undertaken market validation, we recommend the following resources. Ministry of Business and Innovation Evaluate your idea with...

Investor Reps: Want to really help an early stage company?

Put your experience, skills and connections to work in an Investor Rep role. What we are looking for in an Investor Rep: Keep Enterprise Angels top of mind at your nominated company so resources (the team, investors, partners) can step in and assist where needed...

Innovation and Returns: What is Angel Investing

Innovation and Returns: What is Angel Investing

Angel investing is the noble pursuit of growing early stage companies. Whether by nurturing and/or investing in promising deals, our end game is the hope of high return, be that in the form of financial or more intrinsic rewards. Angel investing also makes a...