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Angel Investing, Get Started

Angel Investing, Get Started

So you like the exciting start-up space and you qualify as a Wholesale Investor? What are the next steps to getting started in angel investing? If you want to dip your toes into the exciting world of angel investing, becoming a member and/or investing in an early...

What is early stage investing?

What is early stage investing?

Early-stage investing funds the first three stages of a company’s development. It is divided into three distinct funding types: Seed funding (seed capital) Money provided to help an entrepreneur start a business Start-up funding money used to help a company develop...

Why become a member of Enterprise Angels?

Enterprise Angels offers you the opportunity to invest in some early stage deals, but that is only part of it!  Becoming an active member also gives you: Priority access to deals Induction and workshops Pitch Nights Participation in due diligence Access to the full...

Investment Ready Part 2: Showcase your products to Angels

If your business concept has been validated but you are not yet investment ready, you may be interested in showcasing to Angel Investors at our bi-monthly pitch nights. Pitch Nights are all about introducing innovators to investors. These nights attract an audience of...

New faces for Enterprise Angels and Purpose Capital

New faces for Enterprise Angels and Purpose Capital

Enterprise Angels CEO, Nina Le Lievre and Bill Murphy, Executive Chair of Enterprise Angels and Purpose Capitals Executive Director, featured within the 'New Faces' section of the latest Bay of Plenty Business News. Enterprise Angels are leading the way through...

Diversify now: EA Fund 3 is open for investment

EA Fund 3, the much anticipated third Fund managed by Enterprise Angels - the Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Eastland based Angel Network - is now accepting investment. Following on the success of recent investment returns including Engender, SwipedOn, Volpara you are...

New CEO for Enterprise Angels

New CEO for Enterprise Angels

Nina Le Lievre comes into the role following 6 years of working alongside Founder and Executive Director, Bill Murphy. This appointment comes at a time when the network is experiencing unprecedented investor activity and new business opportunity, following the launch of EA Fund 3 and the country’s largest impact investing fund, Purpose Capital.

Diversify Now: Purpose Capital Impact Fund is open for investment

Purpose Capital is an impact investing fund that will invest in projects to drive social and environmental change. Think social housing, environmental clean up through organic / sheep / goat dairying, or partnering with Maori to establish kiwifruit orchards that can...

Investment Ready Part 3: Capital Raising Preparation

If you require general help in preparing for capital raising, the following contacts and resources can help you on your way: The Venture Centre A local Bay of Plenty, the Venture Centre is an entirely entrepreneur led and funded entrepreneurship hub which connects...

Capital Raising Part 1: What information do you need?

You are investment ready when you have prepared all information ready to present to potential investors. This information should be presented in the form of a 1-2 page summary of your business.  We encourage you to use our template here, however as long as the same...