Introduction This post is the second of three where Movac Fund 4 Operating Partner, Ed Robinson, discusses how VC works, what should you spend VC money on, and if, and how, you should, and can, move your company to the Valley. If there are topics you’d be interesting in hearing more about, let us know… Read More


Introduction Over the last couple months, we’ve been meeting with early stage entrepreneurs and companies as part of the Movac Q&A Sessions held at the BizDojo Wellington and GRIDAKL. The point of these sessions was for us to meet some interesting companies that, whilst may be too early today for Movac Fund 4, would be… Read More


Phil recently took part in an Ask Me Anything for the NBR.  You can see the questions posed, and Phil’s radio interview where he answers the questions, here.… Read More


While we are committed to being Series A (and beyond) investors, we often find that our best investments are ones that we’ve tracked for a while.  We love meeting innovative young Kiwi companies, following their progress, helping (if we can) along the way, and then hopefully being in a position to invest when they are… Read More


Welcome to the new Movac website!  After a ‘rebrand by stealth’ last year, we thought it was time we updated our online presence.  The new site provides more information about what we’re about, what we look for in the companies we invest in and the investments we’ve made.  Like always, we’re keen to hear from you with… Read More

a day in the life

The ramblings of an over active investor and frustrated entrepreneur. 2015 has been a roller coaster year, but ending on the way up rather than the way down! That’s important. First, the tough stuff.  The tough stuff has been the human stuff. The lowlight, was the passing of our very dear friend and partner in… Read More

Oh no he didn’t!  Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas, a restful break and a prosperous 2014.  The MOVAC team will be back on deck from mid-Jan 2014.… Read More

I recently had the pleasure of sharing a table with the winners of the Young Enterprise Trust (“YET”) High Growth Award along with MOVAC Partners Sharon Weaver and Mark Vivian.  MOVAC has been a proud sponsor of the programme for the past 5 years.  YET run an outstanding programme in secondary schools throughout New Zealand… Read More

The world has lost one of this generations greatest influencers.  There’s not many who can lay claim to have profoundly shaped the world that we live in, but Steve Jobs can.  I did not know the man but my career has been shaped by the products he created and my children grow up in a… Read More