Why Kiwi Angels are so lucky
This article profiles a bunch of wonderful tech companies which exemplify why angel investment is so inspiring in NZ.
For a country with a population of under five million people, New Zealand regularly punches above its weight when it comes to producing star tech companies.
Giants like accounting software company Xero, church payments business Pushpay, and aerospace heavyweight Rocket Lab have gone on to global success but trace their roots to innovative Kiwi founders.
New Zealand’s tech success stories are well-known; the top 50 of this year’s NBR Rich List features Xero founder Rod Drury, TradeMe founder Sam Morgan, and US-based trailblazer Victoria Ransom, the Kiwi founder of social marketing company Wildfire.