Find out how to get started, what value we add, what we are looking for, how to apply and how the process works.
Why raise with us?
You only need to provide us with a summary of your offer – preferably using or at least including the information detailed in our Dropsheet Template to get the ball rolling.
We’ll be in touch if we believe your opportunity will appeal to our investors and guide you every step of the way.
Our angel investors are predominantly located in the Bay of Plenty and the Waikato, however we have an extensive nationwide database of over wholesale investors who are interested in investing in exciting early stage companies.
The skills and experience of angel investors can make all the difference to whether a young company thrives or fails.
With a crowd of Enterprise Angels investors, you will gain access to a broad range of skills, expertise and contacts.
Only experienced and wealthy (Wholesale) investors can invest in your business through Enterprise Angels with a minimum investment of $10K per company.
All investors will invest via our nominee structure unless otherwise agreed with you and the resultant smaller share register that will resonate better with Venture Capitalists and other later stage funders.
What do we invest in?
Capable and aspirational founders who understand the value of and want angel investors
Potential to scale internationally
Companies based in New Zealand
How to raise capital with us?
If your opportunity is something we feel our members will invest in, we will be in touch to talk about how we can get you in front of our screening committee to evaluate if it would be worth your while pitching to our investors.
We provide guidance on the process. You will pitch to Tauranga and Hamilton audiences and your pitch will be videoed in order to offer to our wider wholesale investor database.
Members with specific experience will undertake due diligence on your opportunity and present the findings at a meeting and in a final report. Due diligence will help inform terms including investor protective provisions. We have template term sheets and investment documentation to streamline this process.
Your offer will initially be made to Angel Investors, then if it gets traction to NZGCP (formerly NZVIF), our current Fund, and then out to other angel groups and wholesale investors nationwide.
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