Welcome to the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund (NZVIF)
The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Limited (NZVIF) invests into venture capital funds and partners with angel investor groups to drive investment into exciting young New Zealand companies with high-growth potential.
Growing highly promising, innovative New Zealand companies is exciting, involving the thrill of developing high growth ventures, the satisfaction from helping to build a new generation of great companies, and, hopefully, the financial rewards of successful investing.
Hamilton-based BioVittoria is distributing its natural, zero-calorie sweetener made from monk fruit through some of the world’s largest food ingredients companies.www.biovittoria.com
Booktrack synchronises soundtracks for e-books which automatically matches music, sound effects and ambient sound to a person’s reading speed, and has launched its products into international markets.www.booktrack.com
This Wellington company has developed an organic tissue substitute for people with burns or severe skin injuries. With FDA approval, it is now entering the US healthcare market.www.mesynthes.com
Moa Brewing is an independent brewing company which exports its premium product range around the world. It is listed on the NZX.www.moabeer.com
Auckland medical devices company Nexus6 has developed the Smartinhaler which monitors and reports on patients' medication usage.www.smartinhaler.com
Is developing into a world-leading health software organisation located in 17 offices globally and with clients in more than 30 countries.www.orionhealth.com
Power by Proxi
An Auckland-based company, it has developed technology which transmits electricity wirelessly in hostile industrial environments, and is developing the technology for consumer uses such as charging phones and tablets.www.powerbyproxi.com
A Wellington entertainment production company with links to Weta Workshops, Pukeko Pictures is making TV series such as the WotWots and a new version of Thunderbirds for international audiences.www.pukekopictures.com
A Christchurch-based company providing website search technology for e-commerce sites. With offices in the US, Europe and Australia, it helps companies optimise and manage their websites to boost sales.www.sli-systems.com
Electric, lightweight and collapsible, Christchurch's YikeBike was labelled one of the best inventions of 2008 by 'Time'.www.yikebike.com