Category Archives: NZ Business

Join us for the Agribusiness Investment Showcase

NZTE’s Better by Capital team is helping 9 companies prepare for this investor event on 12 March in Palmerston North, just before the Central Districts Field Day in Fielding. The nine (at the moment) Agri-Tech companies are impressive, ranging from … Continue reading

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Punakaiki Fund invests in Onceit

We are delighted to announce that Punakaiki Fund has invested into Onceit, for a holding of a little over 15%. Onceit sells high end New Zealand designer fashion at insider prices. Onceit is well known to many, especially in their primary target market … Continue reading

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Some unwritten rules of early stage investing

For those new to early stage investing there are rules and there are unwritten rules. Here for your comment is my take on some unwritten rules. What do you think? Know any more to add? Founders and Co-Founders Raise money by first … Continue reading

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US Portfolio – 2014

My main investment focus is on private companies in New Zealand, in 2014 through Punakaiki Fund and previous to that directly. However in the past I’ve occasionally tracked the performance of my US share portfolio, so let’s see how it did … Continue reading

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Why we need Skypath

My submission on SkyPath, the proposed clip-on high tech walking and cycling path across Auckland Harbour Bridge. I used Generation Zero’s very simple tool. You can too. Skypath will bring economic benefit to the region, from tourists staying longer and more tourist-related businesses being created as they … Continue reading

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Punakaiki Fund news: New Funding and Vibe Communications

We re-invested in Vibe Communications I’m delighted to report that Punakaiki Fund this week reinvested in Vibe Communications, bringing the fund’s shareholding to 24%. The remainder of the shares are owned by the executive-founders, CEO and key staff. Vibe had a … Continue reading

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