Industry Tools & Links

Private Equity and Venture Capital Associations

Australian Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL)


British Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

European Venture Capital Association (EVCA)


National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise

New Zealand’s Economic Development Agency

A Land of Extraordinary Opportunity

Investing in New Zealand isn’t about just relocating. It’s about regenerating your business.

BIZ- Business Information Zone New Zealand is the whole-of-government business portal designed to make it easier to run your business. It acts as an online business advisor, providing a gateway to business resources.

Other Useful Sites
New Zealand 2011 Rugby World Cup Festival

The Investment Opportunities in New Zealand Scheme (‘IONZ’) on links registered investors to private equity / venture capital opportunities from a range of industries.

New Zealand is an economy of small businesses. 86% of registered businesses employ less than five people. The key challenge is isolation – not having people around to bounce ideas off and learn from.

Private Equity Media is Australia’s oldest venture capital and private equity publisher, having been established in 1992.

The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Limited (NZVIF) is a Crown Owned Company established under the Companies Act 1993 and incorporated on 1 July 2002. NZVIF is responsible for implementing the New Zealand Government venture capital programme.

New Zealand’s private equity and venture capital firms represent a deal flow pipeline for their international counterparts to reap the rewards of some of the world’s best investment opportunities.

Investment NewZealand: Private-Equity-and-venture-capital-investment-in-NZ.pdf

New Zealand Investment Story – Tools for General Partners
This report provides an overview of the New Zealand private equity market, with specific focus on the institutional funds management industry. It examines the key features of the market relevant to institutional investors – the size of the market, investment activity, the fund manager landscape and historical returns.

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Doing Business in New Zealand Guide introduces you to New Zealand’s business and trading environment, with particular focus on legal and regulatory matters.

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New Zealand is well positioned to triple its food & beverage exports over the next 15 years; investors will participate in this success.

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