Garth has been checking off the incoming funds but nonetheless, Phil, Rudi, Cornelius and Debra will still be busy. Great results!
Greek methodology abounds! Ben from Phoenix company StretchSense suggested FKA look at Chiron. Ben has crossed path with Tim over the years and rates the company. Chiron are mostly in AUS but would love to bolster their Kiwi investor base. Interested? A champion? Ping Rudi!
AANZ training courses are clearly worth attending according to Martin's unsolicited glowing endorsement.Be warned any innocent email to The CCH may be turned into fodder for the newsletter
Mike is half FKA Angel, half NZTE and brings this Investment Showcase to your attention. Via Zoom it will be like a live Netflix to curl up to on the sofa. MAI is the new Southland group that has picked an ambitious name.
KiwiNet is all about helping to commercialise smart Kiwi IP and they are looking for Angels to help the smart founders. Check out Glen's list of what's in the pipeline. Talk to Glen or Debra to find out more or to help.
Its Aspire Seed Capital Fund (formerly SCIF) has $12m a year to invest directly in startups and Dellabarca said it was doing all it could to support those in its portfolio.
However, Rudi has witnessed NZGCP not supporting a round that has $1.3M of support from all other shareholders including Angel groups, FKA, AIM, Angel HQ and EA. The company is not on life support but rather gearing up to take advantage of post-Covid19 opportunities - is in an industry that has received a $140m Government boost in the budget.
Since Hattaf and Rudi visited the UAE last year they are more plugged into the Mena ecosystem. Here a good book for anybody interested in leveraging the rich markets of the Middle East.