Another FKA Friday is back after the summer break, even if if has not been much of a summer. Let's scare the bear in 2023 and do what we do best, help founders and make smart investments, despite all the doom and gloom.
Markus from PowerON is passionate about soft elastics for industrial grippers and general robotics. The prospects are now in Germany, in Europe. So far, 32 FKA investors are supporting the round to get them there.
Closer to home than the 3rd Rock From the Sun, Kayasand is crushing rocks—more sustainable and better for the environment. NZGIF is leading the round and several Flying Kiwis are already involved. More about this investment will follow soon.
Kitea Health is developing the next generation of implantable medical devices that enable the monitoring of pressure. We will bring you more details soon.
Doug is still crazy about shopping carts! Aisleworx is FKA's #3 portfolio company and showing strong growth. The company is raising to go faster and contemplating a termsheet that puts a 40x on the premoney valuation of 2015 when 23 Flying Kiwis first invested.
Rudi is on the US Board. Some secondaries are available for FKA investors.
Debra has long been associated with MIEA which advocates on behalf of migrant investors and entrepreneurs. Lots of those are in FKA's ranks! The next MIEA event in February will be a great opportunity to find out more.
Be there, book now! Take advantage of the special FKA ticket category, the same price as our pitch night tickets. □
Our ADI.Clinic resumed at the end of January and over three weeks we have already talked to more than 10 founders. Some great ideas but none blushful.