Market Place Reports

New Zealand Health Technology Review 2016

Click here to download NZ Health Tech Review 2016. The attached report provides interesting insights about NZ’s health tech sector. This sector is one where NZ angels are active and the review makes inspiring reading author Kevin Sheehy – Associate Partner and Health Lead, Navigator.

NZVIF Investment Report

Click here to download the NZVIF Investment Report for the year to 30 June 2015.  It is the second such report on the performance of NZVIF’s two funds – the Venture Capital Fund and the Seed Co-investment Fund.

Lowndes Alert – Financial Markets Conduct Update

The FMC Act, an Act to consolidate and modernise New Zealand’s securities law, passed into law on 13 September 2013. The FMC Act governs how financial products are created, promoted and sold, and the ongoing responsibilities of those who offer, deal and trade them.

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NZVCA & AANZ Submission Financial Markets Conduct Bill April 2012

Financial Markets Conduct Bill Exemptions April 2012

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The Angel Investor Market in Q1Q2 2012: A Market in Steady Recovery

The angel investor market in Q1,2 2012 showed signs of a continued steady recovery since the market correction in the second half of 2008 and the first half of 2009.

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Angel Investor Market on solid path of recovery in 2011

UNH Center for venture research: Angel investor market ON SOLID PATH OF RECOVERY IN 2011

Optimism Takes Hold As Active Investors Jump 20 Percent and Seed/Start-Up Investments Climb

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Capital raising for NZ tech companies – an overview

Simmonds Stewart is involved in 20 to 30 tech company capital raisings each year, acting mostly for businesses seeking seed, venture or expansion capital. We also represent a number of NZ’s active tech investors. This article distils some of the things we have learnt along the way, to help companies develop their own capital raising road map.

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Company Migrations to Other Jurisdictions

As high-growth early stage companies begin to seek opportunities offshore, it is likely to become desirable for those companies to establish a physical and legal presence in countries other than New Zealand. Several SCIF investee companies have already done this, or are in the process of doing so.

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Can Angel Investors Impact the New Zealand Economy

T read the full report from Bill Payne and Andrew Hamilton click here.

“Financial Markets Conduct Bill and Venture Capital” by Liam Mason

Liam Mason’s presentation from the AANZ & NZVCA AGM Netowkring Event on Monday 15th August 2011.

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The Pitfalls of “Code Company” Status and the Value of Nominee Shareholding Structures

The Takeovers Code imposes restrictions on the trading of shares in companies that are subject to it, being companies with 50 or more shareholders or listed companies whose shares are quoted on the NZX or NZAX market.

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TURNING IDEAS INTO REVENUE

International Entrepreneur in Residence: Dr Rob Adams.

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The Angel Investor Market in 2012: A Moderating Recovery Continues

The angel investor market in 2012 continued the upward trend started in 2010 in investment dollars and in the number of investments, albeit at a moderate pace. Total investments in 2012 were $22.9 billion, an increase of 1.8% over 2011, according to the Center for Venture Research at the university of New Hampshire. A total of 67,030 entrepreneurial ventures received angel funding in 2012, an increase of 1.2% over 2011 investments.

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The Angel Investor Market in Q1Q2 2012: A Market in Steady Recovery

The angel investor market in Q1,2 2012 showed signs of a continued steady recovery since the market correction in the second half of 2008 and the first half of 2009. Total investments in Q1,2 2012 were $9.2 billion, an increase of 3.1% over Q1,2 2011, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. A total of 27,280 entrepreneurial ventures received angel funding in Q1,2 2012, a 3.7% increase from Q1,2 2011, and the number of active investors in Q1,2 2012 was 131,145 individuals, an increase of 5% from Q1,2 2011.

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Q1Q2 2013 Angel Market Analysis Report

The angel investor market in the US showed signs that a sustainable growth has taken hold since the market correction in the second half of 2008 and the first half of 2009. Total investments in the first six months of 2013 were $9.7 billion, an increase of 5.2% over the same period in 2012, according to the enter for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.

A total of 28,590 entrepreneurial ventures received angel funding in the first half of 2013, a 4.8% increase from 2012, and the number of active investors as 134,895 individuals, an increase of 2.9% from 2012. The increase in total dollars and the matching increase in total investments resulted in a deal size of 337,850, essentially unchanged from the deal size in 2012 of $336,390.

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Valuation of Early Stage Investments in New Zealand

The 2012 report adds a further 57 companies across 68 rounds which were invested into between January 2011 and June 2012. Thirty nine of these companies are entirely new to the dataset. With these additions the entire dataset from 2004 – 2012 represents 225 companies across 325 funding rounds.

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Angel Investor market on solid path of recovery in 2011

Following a considerable contraction in investment dollars in 2008 and 2009, the angel investor market continued to recover in 2011, a trend that began in 2010 in investment dollars and in the number of investments, according to the 2011 Angel Market Analysis released by the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.

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