Software, Agri-tech, Health-tech and Deep-tech. See our descriptions of these categories HERE ...
We are looking to back bold and courageous founders with big dreams and innovative ideas. Together, we will help support Kiwi start-ups become world-class companies.
What we look for when reviewing start-ups for potential investment;
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Early-stage companies looking to raise capital should approach us for an initial discussion at the start of their capital raising process for confirmation on eligibility, impartial advice and introduction to other potential investors.
Our investment team undertakes initial diligence and presents the opportunity to our screening committee. If the opportunity fits with our investment thesis and there is a potential lead investor, then the deal is approved to move into due diligence.
Our investment team works alongside other private investors to conduct due diligence on the investment opportunity that is appropriate for the size and stage of your company
The Aspire investment committee reviews the deal against our investment thesis, portfolio allocation tools and decides whether to make an investment. For any investment that is declined, we provide constructive and timely feedback.
A legal review of deal documentation is complete prior to final investment approval for all deals approved by the investment committee. Market deal documents, used by most New Zealand investors, are available below or on the AANZ website.
Final documentation is agreed, and funds are transferred once we have confirmed that matching funds have been received from other co-investors.
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