• Fund 4 – 7 things we're looking for

    Late last year we announced that we had completed a first close on Movac Fund 4 with $105m in committed funds.  The final close is at the end of March 2017, so if you’re interested in investing then please get in touch. Movac Fund 4 is the first early stage growth fund to reach meaningful […]

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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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  • Movac announces launch of Movac Fund 4

    Last week we announced the launch of our new growth capital fund, Movac Fund 4! Movac Fund 4 will continue the work of our previous funds.  It will be a sizable fund in the New Zealand market – at between $80 million and $100 million.  We were also able to announce that, after a vigorous […]

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  • 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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  • PowerbyProxi Advances Wireless Power Industry With Resonant Qi Extension

    AUSTIN, Texas, February 2015 – PowerbyProxi, developer of the world’s most advanced and safest wireless power systems, today announced further progress towards widespread deployment of resonant wireless power technologies, with the release of its latest evaluation kit for charging of consumer electronic devices. Built on the Wireless Power Consortium’s (WPC) new Resonant Qi Specification – […]

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  • PowerbyProxi announces availability of evaluation kits for consumer electronic devices

    PLEASANTON, Calif. Aug. 12, 2014 PowerbyProxi, developer of the world’s most advanced and safest wireless power solutions, today announced the release of Proxi-2D EVK-1, an evaluation kit for wireless charging of consumer electronic devices. The evaluation kit enables customers to test the capabilities of PowerbyProxi’s resonant technology features such as full spatial freedom, 7.5W power […]

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