List of Venture Capital Companies in New Zealand

See the full list of Venture Capital companies in NZ to make your capital raising efforts go more smoothly.

Ryan McMillan

List of All Venture Capital Companies in New Zealand

Looking to raise capital but not sure where to start?

Check out our list of VCs in New Zealand.


Hillfarrance invests in entrepreneurs who are change-makers and future world creators. Building sustainable and defensive business models that democratise through new frontier technologies, and extract unique value from proprietary solutions.


Icehouse Ventures

Icehouse Ventures exists to back the bravest Kiwi founders, launching global companies from New Zealand. One start-up can define a generation. Our mission is to back them. Icehouse Ventures backs brave.



We invest in wild hearts with the wildest of ideas, right at the beginning. Blackbird is a venture capital fund based in Australia and New Zealand. We invest in every type of technology from software to space, unified by the biggest of ambitions.



We are a full lifecycle technology investor. We are high-touch, high conviction and bring Kiwi capital and global talent to grow your business.


New Zealand Growth Capital Partners

Supporting Kiwi tech start-ups, innovators and investors to become world-class companies and providers.


Punakaiki Fund

Punakaiki Fund is a venture capital investor that raises funds to make long-term investments into high- growth, revenue-generating New Zealand technology companies.


Snowball Effect

Snowball Effect facilitates public offers, private offers, and wholesale investor offers. For companies, it’s a complete capital raising package and access to a wide investor audience, so it’s a quick and efficient way to raise funds.


Aera VC

​​Aera VC invests at the frontier of deep technology and sustainability to accelerate the world to a better future.


Cure Kids Ventures

Cure Kids Ventures is a seed and early stage investment fund that invests in the commercialisation of innovations in products and services with a potential to benefit child health. Cure Kids Ventures is a vital part of Cure Kids’ vision of a healthy childhood for everyone.


Direct Capital

Direct Capital invests in the New Zealand and Australian mid-market private company sector in expansion, succession and pre-IPO situations. We typically invest between $20m - $80m of equity into companies and are comfortable with both minority and majority shareholdings.


Global from Day One Fund (GD1)

Partnering with founders to transform NZ Made into the next generation of globally disruptive tech solutions. Global From Day One (GD1) Fund is a venture capital firm that invests with conviction in exciting high-growth technology companies (B2B Enterprise Software, Internet, Deep Tech, Health Tech and Software + Hardware) originating from New Zealand.


Impact Enterprise Fund

Investing in New Zealand businesses that provide tangible societal or environmental returns from their operations, alongside attractive financial returns.



The LIC AgCelerator Fund is a corporate venture fund specifically designed to invest in external start-up companies. The aim of the fund is to help innovators and entrepreneurs kick-start their products and get them launched into market or scale-up faster. The LIC AgCelerator Fund invests for strategic and financial benefits to LIC, and will consider investment in the pre-seed through to Series B stage.



We are a venture capital fund that invests in science and deep tech through a hands-on, active approach.


Nuance Connected Capital

Nuance Connected Capital serves as a bridge connecting global markets and the untapped potential of New Zealand’s leading edge entrepreneurs.


Oriens Capital

Oriens Capital is a private equity investment manager who partners with ambitious Kiwi businesses. We have proven capability in securing quality investments and actively managing these to add value.


Pacific Channel

Pacific Channel is an early-stage investment and development firm focused on building successful deep-tech ventures from New Zealand. We partner with innovators to build ground-breaking tech companies that create positive impact and value by solving worthwhile problems. We invest in these companies at their earliest stages and actively support them to accelerate growth.


Sparkbox Ventures

Sparkbox is New Zealand’s leading early stage investor investing into high growth technology companies in the Asia Pacific region.


WNT Ventures

We champion and empower pioneers at the start of their frontier tech journey. We want deep technology to be among NZ’s fastest-growing and highest-value creation sectors.


Zino Ventures

Launched in September 2016, Zino is an investment fund focuses on empowering NZ Technology based expansion stage companies to the Chinese speaking markets.


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