The NZVCA Community produces a number of free publications on the venture capital sector and to assist the sector’s development.
Summary: The report uses data collected from funding rounds invested into 186 companies between early 2004 and December 2010. As our early-stage investment market develops and matures, this sort of research is an important addition to the information we have on our industry, and shows how our practices and performance compares with markets offshore. As the first report of its kind looking at the NZ market, it provides a significant base for future research and analysis.
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NZVCA produces industry leading publications.
Summary: This Guide is for ambitious entrepreneurs starting (or already running) businesses which have high growth potential. Equity finance from Angel and venture capital investors are important options for private companies with growth potential and high aspirations. This Guide will help you understand who they are; what drives their style of investment; how to approach them; and, how the investment process works.
Research from New Zealand
The report addresses the issue of buyout performance, comparing investment returns as of the end of 2008 with those of prior years. The report was too early to have 2009 performance data that is expecting net IRRs will be lower.
The BVCA, in association with Ernst & Young, published its second annual report on the performance of the largest UK companies owned by private equity firms as recommended by the Walker Guidelines for Disclosure and Transparency in Private Equity
BVCA research benchmarking Venture Capital in UK, Israel and US. The report identifies that venture capital market in the UK has not achieved the critical mass necessary to fund an appropriate proportion of the most promising companies.
The survey is designed to offer insights into the attitudes and intentions of venture capitalists around the globe regarding specific geographic regions and industry sectors over the next five years.
Kaufman Foundation “making a successful Entrepreneur”
The private equity story in Asia-Pacific is a coming-of-age tale, one of demonstrated growth not only in volume and value terms, but also in the market’s maturity. Investors are becoming more sophisticated, utilizing new means of investment to tap the region’s potential.
With the theme “fortune favours the well prepared”, the Barometer suggests that regardless of size or aspiration, that almost everyone could benefit from thinking more deeply about today, not losing sight of tomorrow and involving outside perspectives.
Venture Capital and Private Equity in Australia today are multi-billion dollar industries with participation from the world’s most significant investors and practitioners. They are industries that have, over the last couple of decades, supported the grow