The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Limited (NZVIF) is a Crown Owned Company established under the Companies Act 1993 and incorporated in June 2002. Based in Auckland, the Company is governed by a private sector Board of Directors and managed by a dedicated Management team.
VIF is contracted by the New Zealand Government to administer the Venture Capital and Seed Co-investment Programmes. Key services provided across both programmes include:
- Establishment of new Venture Capital Funds under the Venture Capital Programme and formation of new Co-investment partnerships under the Seed Co-investment Programme.
- Implementation of best practice investment arrangements and documentation.
- Programme administration including monitoring programme and fund activity and performance.
- Fostering development and growth of the New Zealand venture capital and early stage investment markets.
- Attracting early stage and venture capital investment into the New Zealand market through facilitating education initiatives and effective stakeholder management.
- Preparation of reports and advice on the New Zealand venture capital and early stage markets.
- Reporting to Government on Programme performance.
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is the Government’s international business development agency, supporting New Zealand companies in various locations around the world. Our role is to increase New Zealand companies’ international success, by helping them boost their global reach and build capability.
We leverage our connections and government influence on behalf of businesses, and apply local knowledge – from the NZTE team and a network of private sector experts – to help them enter and grow in international markets.
We also link businesses with services designed to improve efficiency and operations, spark innovation, refine strategy, enhance leadership, and access capital – building the capability they need to be successful and grow bigger, better, faster. More successful international businesses will grow our economy to benefit all New Zealanders, by providing jobs and raising our standard of living.
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