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Venture Capital Fund Application Form

28 Jan 2020

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

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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...

/ Annual report

NZVIF Annual Report 2019

14 Nov 2019

The past year has been notable for both the government’s move to address the shortage of Series A...

/ News

Govt extends underwrite to start-up investor, NZVIF, to 2022

2 Oct 2019

The government is extending its underwrite of the Crown-funded start-up investor, New Zealand...

/ Media release

Wide range of stakeholders to be consulted on new Venture Capital Fund

28 Aug 2019

Investors in New Zealand’s early stage capital markets are being invited to comment on policy...

/ Media release

Investment boost for NZ’s early stage companies and venture capital market

5 Jul 2019

Following last month’s Budget announcement of a new $300 million, 15 year venture capital (VC...

/ General publications

NZVIF Transparency Statement

4 Jul 2019

This transparency statement explains how we collect, use and share information gathered about...

/ Statement of Intent

Statement of Intent 2018

22 Nov 2018

Since inception, NZVIF has invested over $173 million into 239 New Zealand companies through...

/ Annual report

NZVIF Annual Report 2018

22 Nov 2018

The past year has seen a number of interesting and important developments both at NZVIF and across...