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Elevate Venture Capital Fund FAQs

8 Jul 2020

All frequently asked questions relating to our Elevate fund

/ News

Aspire NZ Seed Fund is set to increase support for tech start-ups

25 Jun 2020

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

/ News

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

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

22 Apr 2020

NZGCP has appointed two offshore venture capital experts to the Investment Committee of the Elevate…

/ 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…

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Seed Co‐investment Fund investment cap raised

22 Nov 2019

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

/ Statement of Performance Expectations

Statement of Performance Expectations 2019/20

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…

/ News

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…