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0 APAC private equity cools in 2016

Deal value in 2016 came in at $5 billion dollars in Australia, only half of the $10 billion recorded in 2015, the company found.

“Australia is ripe with plenty of PE capital available, as well as secondary opportunities, but the availability of large quality targets is dwindling, contributing to a subdued market,” Bain & Company said.

“The country is also fending off China-led competition and high prices.”

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0 Agribusiness Investment Showcase startups vie for investment

Agri-entrepreneurs are being given the chance to take part in a form of investment speed dating this week.

Instead of having to make separate pitches to up to 50 institutional or angel investors, startup businesses can make their case for why they might be the next best thing in one room at one time.

The New Zealand Agribusiness Investment Showcase takes place this Thursday as part of a slew of events across the Manawatu region, and sponsored by the ASB and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE).

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0 Techweek 2017 to showcase the best of New Zealand tech

Techweek 2017’s launch is fast approaching, the website is live and is being regularly updated with events as they are added to the schedule.

Techweek has more than 100 events throughout New Zealand ranging from Whangarei to Greymouth and includes sessions on the future of farming, how to start your own company, virtual reality, augmented reality, game development, women in technology, New Zealand’s place in the world of tech and many more.

One of the highlights of Techweek 2017 is the focus on diverse elements within the tech sector. Farming 2020 will showcase agriculture’s digital future and New Zealand’s role in the AgTech environment, which currently generates around $700 million in export sales annually.

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0 Techweek 2017 to showcase the best of New Zealand tech

Techweek 2017’s launch is fast approaching, the website is live and is being regularly updated with events as they are added to the schedule.

Techweek has more than 100 events throughout New Zealand ranging from Whangarei to Greymouth and includes sessions on the future of farming, how to start your own company, virtual reality, augmented reality, game development, women in technology, New Zealand’s place in the world of tech and many more.

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0 Study reveals top tips for pitching Kiwi start-ups
Study reveals top tips for pitching Kiwi start-ups.
Kiwi entrepreneurs are missing out on funding because they copy Silicon Valley style pitches which don’t work with local investors, new research shows.
Massey University Researcher Hattaf Ansari has surveyed a group 88 early stage investors, angel investors, venture capitalists, members of crowd funding groups and other private investors and found they have a different demands from their American counterparts.
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