News and media

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Elevate invests into $200m Movac Fund 5

22 Sep 2020

Elevate NZ Venture Fund today announced their investment in Movac Fund 5 - a new $200-250 million...

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Elevate makes first investment: into the newly formed Blackbird NZ Fund

7 Sep 2020

Elevate NZ Venture Fund is investing $21.5 million into the newly formed Blackbird Ventures’ New...

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Kiwi start-up Aroa Biosurgery celebrate ASX listing milestone

23 Jul 2020

Aroa Biosurgery commences trading on theAustralian Securities Exchange following the completion of...

/ General publications

Elevate Venture Capital Fund FAQs

8 Jul 2020

All frequently asked questions relating to our Elevate fund

/ Media release

Aspire NZ Seed Fund settings change

25 Jun 2020

The Government has raised the Aspire NZ Seed Fund’s annual investment cap from $12 million to $20...

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Independent Strategic Advisor and Investment Committee member appointed to assist Elevate Fund

22 Jun 2020

Elevate NZ Venture Fund (Elevate) has appointed Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur Randy Komisar as...

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Elevate Fund on track and appoints international VC experts to Investment Committee

22 Apr 2020

NZ Growth Capital Partners (NZGCP) has appointed two offshore venture capital experts to the...

/ General publications

Venture Capital Fund Application Form

28 Jan 2020

Application form for potential investments by the Venture Capital Fund (VCF)

/ General publications

Venture Capital Fund Application Form Guidance Notes

28 Jan 2020

This document provides guidance to completing the application form for potential investments by the...

/ Policy Statement

Policy Statement on the Venture Capital Fund Act 2019

20 Dec 2019

This Policy Statement provides high-level policy directions and parameters under which the Venture...

/ Media release

Seed Co‐investment Fund investment cap raised

23 Nov 2019

The Government has given the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund the green light to increase from...

/ Statement of Service Performance

Statement of Performance Expectations 2019/2020

14 Nov 2019

NZVIF is a Crown equity investment agency addressing the significant capital market gap for...