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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...

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Enterprise Angels 2019 in review

Enterprise Angels 2019 in review

Enterprise Angels celebrated the 2019 year at their AGM, with pleasing results: Since inception we have: Made investment of $40.45million into  portfolio companies including 16 companies by EA Fund 1 and 16 companies by EA Fund 2. 43 companies are now managed by EA...

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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.

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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...

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Portfolio Company, Engender, makes good

Portfolio Company, Engender, makes good

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...

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Portfolio company, SwipedOn, strikes a home run!

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...

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EA Fund 1 exits Kiwi Firm Volpara

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...

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Enterprise Angels 2018 in review

Enterprise Angels 2018 in review

Enterprise Angels celebrated the 2018 year at their AGM, with pleasing results: Since inception we have: Made investment of $33.7million into 68 portfolio companies including 16 companies by EA Fund 1 and 16 companies by EA Fund 2 33 companies are now managed by EA...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Pitch Night – Tauranga and EA Fund 1 & 2 AGMs

    September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  2. Pitch Night – Waikato

    September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. Angel 101 – Provisional date

    October 30