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

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...

Capital Raising Part 2: What is the process

After you have applied, what can you expect? Enterprise Angels evaluates all funding applications it receives, but due to the volume of enquiries, we only respond to those that meet our basic investment criteria and those that will interest our investor database. ...

Ten years in: Angel Investing Successes

Ten years in: Angel Investing Successes

After 10 years of angel investing, it's interesting to see the outcomes of our investments and number of companies that are thriving. This information gives investors a better sense for likely returns and strategies to achieve them. The number of angel successes and...

So much more than just funding!

Enterprise Angels offers our portfolio companies so much more than just funding! Expertise The post-investment relationship with Angel Investors is very important. Enterprise Angels Investors may be able to provide expertise, contacts and more. If you want to find out...

Capital Raising Part 3: Pitching to Investors

Pitching to Angels is your opportunity to “set the hook” with prospective investors. Content to provide Details shared during the presentation and Q&A session should remain high-level and need to cover the following points: An introduction to the business A...

Capital Raising Part 4: Why choose Angel Investors

Investors who support early stage companies are often called Angel Investors.  The benefits of Angel Investors are: Experience Angel Investors are experienced investors who understand the risks involved in these early stage companies. Angel investors are typically...