• Building Back, Bigger and Better

    This week we start our contribution to the rebuild of the Aotearoa New Zealand economy.  Movac’s part is to accelerate the launch of our fifth technology investment fund, Fund 5.  There is much work to do and we’re incredibly motivated to play a significant part working alongside New Zealand’s outstanding technology founders and our committed […]

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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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  • Step Change – being bold to achieve success

    Movac Operating Partner Serge van Dam 28th January 2020 There’s a classic Kiwi cookbook – Edmonds Cookbook – that lives in many Kiwi kitchens and is a great example of how to transform your business. If you’re a baking products company and you want to sell more flour, how do you do that?  Well, you […]

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  • Innovation Moats. What are they & why are they important?

    Movac Partner David Beard 10th December 2019 New Zealand tech businesses are sailing against three headwinds. We’re too small, we’re too far away and we’re too slow. Let me unpick that a bit. Building businesses in a population of just five million is tough and to succeed we have to go global from day one. […]

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  • Olympic rower to Venture Capital Investment Analyst

    Values, resilience and work ethic: The story behind Peter Taylor’s transition from an Olympian to a Movac Investment Analyst.

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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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  • It’s not a pitch, it’s a conversation: The Art of Raising Capital

    Movac Partner – Mark Vivian 30th September 2019 Seeking out capital can be a lonely and frustrating business as I’ve learned over the past decade raising funds for Movac Funds 2, 3 and 4 but it gives us a chance to put the shoe on the other foot. The process we go through is no […]

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