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Aera VC

Venture Capital Firm
Climate & Sustainability, Deep Tech
Seed - Series B
Auckland, Singapore
Seed
Series A
Series B

AirTree Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, SaaS
Pre-Seed - Series B
Sydney
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A
Series B

Altered Capital

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, Healthcare, and Financials
Seed
Auckland, Queenstown
Seed

Angel Association New Zealand

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Auckland
Pre-Seed

Angel HQ

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Wellington
Pre-Seed

Angel Investors Marlborough

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Marlborough
Pre-Seed

Arc Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Auckland
Pre-Seed

Artesian VC

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, Health & Life Sciences, Clean Energy
Pre-Seed - Seed
Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide
Pre-Seed
Seed

Aura Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
FinTech, Finance
Pre-Seed - Seed
Sydney
Pre-Seed
Seed

Aussie Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Seed
Sydney
Seed

Bailador

Venture Capital Firm
Technology
Series A - Series C
Sydney, Melbourne
Series A
Series B
Series C

Blackbird Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Technology
Pre-Seed - Series C
Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A
Series B
Series C

Booster

Venture Capital Firm
Finance, Financial Services, Wealth Management, Kiwisaver
Seed
Wellington
Seed

Brandon Capital

Venture Capital Firm
Health and Life Sciences, Biotech
Seed - Series B
Sydney, Melbourne
Series A
Series B
Seed

Brisbane Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Brisbane
Pre-Seed

Byron Bay Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Byron Bay
Pre-Seed
Seed

Canterbury Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Canterbury
Pre-Seed

Carthona Capital

Venture Capital Firm
FinTech, AI, Marketplace
Seed - Series B
Sydney
Seed
Series A
Series B

Climate VC Fund

Venture Capital Firm
Climate Impact, Environmental, Sustainability
Pre-Seed - Series A
Auckland, Southland
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A

EVP

Venture Capital Firm
FinTech, Finance, SaaS
Pre-Seed
Sydney
Pre-Seed

Ellerston Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Technology
Seed - Series B
Sydney
Series A
Series B
Seed

Enterprise Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Tauranga
Pre-Seed

Finistere Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Agriculture, AgTech, Biotechnology
Seed
Palo Alto
Seed

Five V Capital

Venture Capital Firm
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Sydney
Pre-Seed
Seed

Flying Fox

Venture Capital Firm
B2B SaaS, Health, Education, Climate
Pre-Seed - Seed
Melbourne, Sydney
Pre-Seed
Seed

Flying Kiwi Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Auckland
Pre-Seed
Seed

Folklore

Venture Capital Firm
FinTech, Finance
Pre-Seed - Seed
Sydney
Pre-Seed

GD1

Venture Capital Firm
Deep Tech, SaaS, Hardware, Connected Hardware, Healthtech, Web3
Pre-Seed - Series A
Auckland
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A

Giant Leap Fund

Venture Capital Firm
Impact Tech, Sustainability, Social Impact
Seed - Series A
Melbourne
Seed
Series A

Hillfarrance

Venture Capital Firm
Software, AI & Machine Learning, Climate Change
Pre-Seed - Seed
Auckland
Pre-Seed
Seed

Icehouse Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Series C
Auckland
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A
Series B
Series C

Investible

Venture Capital Firm
Diverse Industries
Seed - Series A
Sydney
Seed
Series A

K1W1

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Auckland
Pre-Seed

Kosmos Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, SaaS, AI
Seed - Series B
Perth
Seed
Series A
Series B

Launch Taranaki

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Taranaki
Pre-Seed
Seed

MIG Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Palmerston North
Pre-Seed
Seed

Main Sequence Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Deep Tech, SaaS, AI, Robotics
Seed - Series A
Sydney
Seed
Series A

Mainland Angel Investors

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Queenstown
Pre-Seed

Maker Capital

Venture Capital Firm
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Series A
Auckland
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A

Matū

Venture Capital Firm
Science, Engineering, Technology, Bio-Tech, Agri-Tech, Robotics, Med-tech
Seed
Auckland
Seed

Melbourne Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Melbourne
Pre-Seed

Movac

Venture Capital Firm
Medical Devices, SaaS, Deep Tech, Healthcare, Aerospace
Pre-Seed - Series C
Auckland, Wellington
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A
Series B
Series C

NZGCP

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, Healthcare, Clean Energy
Pre-Seed - Series B
Auckland, Wellington
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A
Series B

NZVC

Venture Capital Firm
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Series A
Auckland
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A

Nelson Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Nelson
Pre-Seed
Seed

Nuance

Venture Capital Firm
Deep Tech
Series A - Series B
Auckland
Series B
Series A

One Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, Healthcare, Life Sciences
Series A - Series C
Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne
Series A
Series B
Series C

Our Innovation Fund

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, SaaS, Fintech
Seed - Series B
Sydney
Seed
Series A
Series B

Outset Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Deep Technology (Energy, Hardware, Biotech, Aerospace, Advanced Materials)
Pre-Seed - Series A
Auckland
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A

Pacific Channel

Venture Capital Firm
Climate & Sustainability, Automation, Food & Beverage, Industrial, Deep Tech
Seed - Series B
Auckland
Seed
Series A
Series B

Perth Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Perth
Pre-Seed
Seed

Phase One Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
SaaS
Pre-Seed - Seed
Auckland
Pre-Seed
Seed

Pledge Me

Crowdfunding 
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Wellington
Pre-Seed
Seed

Punakaiki Fund

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, SaaS
Seed - Series B
Auckland
Seed
Series A
Series B

Quidnet

Venture Capital Firm
Science, Deep Tech
Seed
Auckland
Seed

Rampersand VC

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, SaaS, Fintech, AI
Pre-Seed - Series A
Melbourne, Sydney
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A

Red Bird

Venture Capital Firm
FinTech, technology, banking
Seed
Auckland
Seed

Reinventure

Venture Capital Firm
Fintech, PropTech, Data & AI, RegTech
Seed - Series B
Sydney
Seed
Series A
Series B

Scale Investors

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Melbourne
Pre-Seed

Side Stage Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Sydney, Melbourne
Pre-Seed
Seed

Skalata

Venture Capital Firm
Sector Agnostic
Seed
Melbourne
Seed

Skip Capital

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, Renewable Energy, Healthcare
Seed - Series C
Sydney
Seed
Series A
Series B

Snowball Effect

Crowdfunding 
Sector Agnostic
Series A
Auckland
Series A

Southern Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Adelaide
Pre-Seed
Seed

Southern Cross Venture Partners

Venture Capital Firm
Cleantech, ICT, Health and Life Sciences
Seed - Series B
Sydney
Seed
Series A
Series B

Sparkbox Venture Group

Venture Capital Firm
SaaS, Diagnostic Technology, Communication
Pre-Seed - Series A
Auckland
Pre-Seed
Seed
Series A

Square Peg Capital

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, Saas, FinTech, Online Marketplaces, Enterprise Software
Series A - Series C
Melbourne, Sydney
Series A
Series B
Series C

Startmate

Accelerator
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed - Seed
Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland
Pre-Seed
Seed

Sydney Angels

Angel Investor
Sector Agnostic
Pre-Seed
Sydney
Pre-Seed

Telstra Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Technology, Telecommunications
Series B - Series C
Sydney, Melbourne
Series B
Series C

Ten13

Venture Capital Firm
Fintech, PropTech, SaaS
Seed - Series A
Brisbane
Seed
Series A

Tidal Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
Software, Consumer, Technology
Seed - Series A
Sydney
Series A
Seed

Tractor Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
FinTech, Finance
Pre-Seed
Melbourne
Pre-Seed

WNT Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
AgriTech, Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Engineering, Sustainability
Seed - Series A
Tauranga
Seed
Series A

x15 Ventures

Venture Capital Firm
FinTech, Finance
Pre-Seed - Seed
Sydney (AU)
Pre-Seed
Seed

FAQs

What are key steps in approaching investors?
When approaching investors, startups should first ensure their business plan and pitch are polished and compelling. Researching potential investors to find those aligned with the startup's industry and growth stage is crucial.

Initial contact should be professional and concise, ideally with a warm introduction. Preparation for detailed discussions and due diligence is important, as is the ability to clearly articulate how the investment will be used to grow the business.

Lastly, follow-up and relationship building are key after initial meetings.
What makes a startup pitch compelling to investors?
A compelling startup pitch clearly conveys the uniqueness of the business idea, its market potential, and, importantly, the team's ability to execute it. Investors are often swayed by the strength and expertise of the team, as it's a critical determinant of a startup's success.

They look for a clear value proposition, a scalable business model, and the team's deep understanding of the target market. Demonstrating traction, like a working prototype or initial customer feedback, adds credibility.

The pitch should also articulate how the investment will facilitate growth and generate returns, showcasing the team's strategic vision and operational competence.
What's the typical duration of a fundraising process?
The duration of a fundraising process varies but typically takes anywhere from 3 to 6 months. It involves several stages, including preparing the pitch, reaching out to potential investors, holding meetings, and negotiating terms.

The time frame can be influenced by factors like the readiness of the business plan, the startup's existing network, market conditions, and the amount of capital being raised.
What does SAFE mean in fundraising?
SAFE stands for Simple Agreement for Future Equity. It's a financing tool used by startups during early-stage fundraising.

A SAFE allows investors to provide capital to a startup with the agreement that the investment will convert into equity at a future date, usually at the next funding round or a specific valuation milestone.

This instrument is popular for its simplicity and flexibility compared to traditional convertible notes.
How are venture studios unique from VCs?
Venture studios differ from traditional venture capital firms in that they not only provide capital but also actively participate in the startup's development.

Venture studios often involve themselves in the ideation, product development, and operational strategy, offering hands-on support and resources.

This model can be beneficial for early-stage startups needing more than just financial support, as venture studios typically have a more integral role in building the business.