• Movac Q&A Sessions with BizDojo & GridAKL

    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 […]

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  • New look

    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 […]

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  • 2015 – That's a wrap

    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 […]

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  • Merry Christmas

    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.

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  • St Thomas of Canterbury College win MOVAC High Growth Award

    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 […]

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  • How Steve Jobs influenced my life

    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 […]

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  • Congratulations Team New Zealand – World champions of the 2008 Global Enterprise Challenge

    It’s great to see young New Zealand entrepreneurs succeeding on a global stage! Movac sponsors the Young Enterprise Scheme.  Below is the press release from the Enterprise New Zealand Trust. Late yesterday afternoon students from 15 countries submitted a three-minute video presentation and written business plans via web-link to a panel of international judges based […]

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  • 30x Returns

    At Movac we seek investment opportunities that have the potential to return 30 times (or more) our initial investment over a 5 to 7 year period.  Greedy buggers, i hear you say!  Well the reality is that this simply reflects the level of risk associated with working on start-up businesses.  Internationally its been shown that only […]

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