Category: Industry News

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.

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...

Portfolio Company, Engender, is acquired

Kiwi agritech firm that uses cell-sorting technology for livestock, has been acquired. Engender Technologies was originally cofounded by University of Auckland Professor Cather Simpson, Auckland UniServices and Pacific Channel. Ten savvy Enterprise Angels members...

Portfolio company, SwipedOn, strikes a home run!

In December last year, SwipedOn – a young company that provides a sleek, simple and modern visitor management solution, closed a successful capital raising round of $1m with the bulk of the funding coming from Enterprise Angels (members, AngelEquity investors and EA...

EA Fund 1 exits Kiwi Firm Volpara

Excerpt from www.cio.co.nz Volpara Solutions is helping save lives around the globe using AI technologies that are optimising breast screening to catch breast cancers earlier and reduce costs. In New Zealand, Volpara recently begun supporting Auckland-based Mercy...