Is there a future in food for New Zealand?

New Zealand’s traditional leadership in agriculture is due to our land, climate, hard work and invention from generations of farmers, and our universities and business that have supported them with increasingly valuable technology. But our position is under threat, not today, but in the medium term certainly. The threat is that high quality food will be grown essentially anywhere for lower cost […]

Punakaiki Fund: Fundraising update

At the end of last year we extended our wholesale fundraising offer until 31 January. While that was a bit over five weeks in time, in our summer season it’s really only a couple of weeks of business time.  Meanwhile however most of the companies we have invested are continuing strongly, most with steadily growing recurring revenue, and many […]

Punakaiki Fund Update: new investment, extended offer

Solid progress continues We have now received over $1 million in applications for the the December 2015 Offer, with over $800,000 received directly and $231,000 via the Snowball Effect Wholesale Platform. Offer Extended until 31 January We had a good number of investors and financial advisors, along with Snowball Effect, ask us for more time. […]

Punakaiki Fund – new offer for exempt investors

We’ve just launched a new wholesale offer to investors for Punakaiki Fund. It’s available only to Exempt investors, as we hit the legal limit of $2 million for crowd-funding investors back in June. There are two ways to invest. The easiest for new investors is through Snowball Effect’s wholesale platform, or you can download the Information […]

Punakaiki Fund Update – Mike Bennetts is Chair

An update from Punakaiki Fund. At our September 30th AGM we elected three new directors – Mike Bennetts, Bryan Hutchins and John Berry. We held our first board meeting earlier this month. It’s a great board, and we continue to be also inspired by the founders and staff from the companies we have invested into. Chris and I have also moved into an office […]

Punakaiki Fund adds three new directors

Punakaiki Fund press release today, marking the beginning of a new era for the fund. Chris Humphreys and I are very happy to be able to welcome such an excellent set of directors.   Three new directors bring wealth of experience  Auckland, 13 October 2015– Punakaiki Fund Limited, an investor in growth stage technology and […]