• Stepping up

    Excited to share the news today that we’re super-charging the Movac team for Fund 5. We’re adding capability across the board – fresh experiences, new global networks and greater diversity of backgrounds and perspectives.

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  • Movac invests $5m into TracPlus to fund expansion and an acquisition

    Movac has successfully closed a significant funding round, investing $5m into TracPlus. TracPlus offers real-time tracking, communication and integrated solutions for those in the critical services sectors, including First Responders, Firefighting, Utilities, Military and Aviation sectors. Founded in 2007 and based in Dunedin, TracPlus’ global client base includes the likes of CalFire, San Diego Gas […]

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  • Humbled and Inspired

    Humbled and inspired by the way NZ has pulled together to tackle the human and economic carnage caused by Covid. Thank you

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  • Movac invests in Revolution Fibres to scale global growth

    8th April 2020 Pictured: Chair Andrew Turnbull Auckland-based Revolution Fibres has raised $6m in a Series A funding round led by Movac, New Zealand’s most experienced technology investment firm. Founded in 2009 by Iain Hosie, Simon Feasey and Michael Perrett, Revolution Fibres has developed a unique technology to produce electro-spun nanofibres for use in a […]

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  • In the trenches

    Jeez these are challenging times. I don’t know about you but my anxiety levels have been through the roof – family and business. Feeling much better now that I’ve got my eldest daughter back home in Wellington from Auckland University; having driven there and back over the last couple of days – broken windscreen and dying fuel […]

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  • Movac submission to the “Policy Statement on the Venture Capital Fund Act 2019”

    Below is our submission to MBIE on the “Policy Statement on the Venture Capital Fund Act”.  We elected not to submit on the Bill but focus our response on the implementation details covered in the Policy Statement. Overall, we see the new VCF as a positive development for entrepreneurial sector and the early stage capital […]

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  • TechWeek'17 Event: Demystifying the Series A & B Investment Decision

    Have you ever wondered how venture and growth capital investors come to the decision on whether to invest or not? Why do they get hung up on certain data and metrics? Why do they always want to meet the team? Why does it sometimes seem to take an eternity for them to make a decision? […]

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  • Make it rain – spending your VC money

    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 […]

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  • How VC Works – An Operating Partner's Perspective

    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 […]

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  • Ask Me Anything

    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.

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