Innovation skills

Capital Education

A guide to raising capital in New Zealand

We have created these capital education resources to help businesses understand the equity capital raising process in New Zealand. No matter what age or stage your company or innovation is at, these resources offer expert advice on how to raise the capital needed to build a thriving business - even in a COVID-19 impacted environment.

Through the series of videos below, and an online workshop, industry leaders share vital insights on raising capital in today’s turbulent world. As well as providing helpful tips on where to begin, these experts explain how to identify and avoid critical fish hooks along the way. 

These insights are crucial in helping New Zealand businesses like yours to successfully raise capital in a crisis - and to make the process as stress-free as possible.

 

 

Capital raising during COVID-19 

Suse Reynolds (Angel Association) and David Beard (MOVAC) recently met online to discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on equity investment drivers and behaviours, how long this impact will last, what founders can do now, and how the crisis could impact startup valuations and investment terms.

Introduction - Michael Murphy

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Michael Murphy - Introduction to Capital Education


Common capital-raising mistakes - Mark Clare

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Mark Clare - Common capital raising mistakes


Capital strategy - Debra Hall

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Debra Hall - Capital strategy


What investors want - Justin Wilcox

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Justin Wilcox - What investors want


Sources of capital - Mitali Purohit

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Sources of capital - Mitali Purohit


What success looks like - Darrin Grafton

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What success looks like - Darrin Grafton


Early-stage governance - Suse Reynolds

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Early stage governance - Suse Reynolds


Early-stage governance - Debra Hall

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Early stage governance - Debra Hall


Founder wellness - Marshall Couper

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Founder wellness - Marshall Couper


What investors look for - Caroline Quay

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What investors look for - Caroline Quay


What investors look for - Adam Clark

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What investors look for - Adam Clark


What investors look for - Robbie Paul

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What investors look for - Robbie Paul


Venture capital investment - David Beard

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Venture capital investment - David Beard


Finding the right investors - Caroline Quay

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Finding the right investors - Caroline Quay


Pitching template - Ngaio Merrick

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Pitching template - Ngaio Merrick


Capitalisation tables - Julie Fowler

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Capitalisation tables - Julie Fowler


Valuation - Suse Reynolds

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Valuation - Suse Reynolds


Term sheets - Marilyn Mrkusich

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Term sheets - Marilyn Mrkusich


Term sheets - Julie Fowler
 

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Term sheets - Julie Fowler


Term sheets discussed -
Julie Fowler, Damon Crowe, Ben O’Brien

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Term sheets discussed - Julie Fowler, Damon Crowe, Ben O’Brien


NZTE capital-raising support services - Simon Ansley

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NZTE capital raising support services - Simon Ansley


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