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2022 Member Awards

2022 Member Awards

Angel investing is more than just investing capital in start-ups; it is also about rolling up your sleeves and getting involved with startups – including sharing networks, joining the board and mentoring.  Last week Enterprise Angels celebrated its Annual Angel...

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Who is Enterprise Angels: Why invest in our deals?

Who is Enterprise Angels: Why invest in our deals?

Enterprise Angels is one of the largest, most active and best resourced Angel networks in New Zealand.  It is a unique angel group model whereby professional staff with capital raising expertise work closely with members to source deals, undertake due diligence and...

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What is Angel Investing?

What is Angel Investing?

Angel investors have 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...

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Enterprise Angels invests in 100 Startups!

Enterprise Angels invests in 100 Startups!

Late January marked a great milestone for Enterprise Angels. We invested in our 100th start-up. The journey began in 2008 and since then our members, funds and wholesale investor community have collectively invested over $58m dollars.  And while the financial inputs...

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Stages of Venture Capital

Stages of Venture Capital

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 Seed-stage companies have not usually established...

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The Capital Raising Process – what’s involved.

The Capital Raising Process – what’s involved.

Gaining investment is crucial to the growth of your business, therefore you want to ensure that you are prepared. As a first step we recommend you book in at an Angelic Drop in clinic for general help in preparing for capital raising, You’ll spend an invaluable 20...

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Who pays the fees in early-stage investing?

Who pays the fees in early-stage investing?

Whether you’re investing via a Venture Capital Fund (VC), an Angel group nominee or directly into a startup, resourcing is required for deal making and post investment management: undertaking due diligence, facilitating the investment, supporting the startup,...

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Elements of an Efficient Capital Raise

Elements of an Efficient Capital Raise

Our recent capital raise with SquareOne was achieved in six weeks from initial contact through to settlement of funds. During this time, working closely with SquareOne, we reviewed investment material, organized an opportunity to Pitch to our members, undertook due...

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Key ingredients to a successful pitch.

Key ingredients to a successful pitch.

Firstly, it is important to understand why you are pitching. It is not, as is often assumed, to get investors to open their chequebook. The pitch’s purpose is to get sufficient demand from the audience for a follow-on conversation. Your goal is to create curiosity,...

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Pitch Night – What is it all about?

Pitch Night – What is it all about?

The purpose of Pitch Night is to introduce investment ready businesses to our membership as prospective investment opportunities. These early-stage companies could be existing Enterprise Angels portfolio companies returning for further investment, or new opportunities...

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