browse our capital raising resources

Information and resources to help you navigate the capital raising process in New Zealand.

free capital raising templates

Browse our free startup templates and get your legal basics covered.

due diligence checklist

This is a typical legal due diligence list that a lead investor will send to a company raising capital.

Kiwi KISS convertible note

This is one of three templates we have for doing a seed investment or bridge financing. It accrues interest and has a maturity date.

Kiwi SAFE convertible note

This is one of three templates we have for doing a seed investment or bridge financing. The amount of the investment is not a loan, has no set maturity or repayment date and does not accrue interest. 

wholesale investor certificate

This certificate is for use by an investor who is seeking to invest in a company on the basis that they are a wholesale investor.

free capital raising guides

We've put together in-depth guides to help founders get up to speed.

active investors in nz tech startups

This guide (revised for 2020) is our take on NZ’s tech investor landscape. This is aimed at early-stage startups who are considering getting investment into their company.

does your investor pass the FMCA test?

This is a choose your own adventure-style tool we have created for companies looking to raise capital by issuing shares, options or convertible notes to New Zealand-based investors.

how to negotiate tranched investments in the SCIF term sheet

We usually advise companies to avoid tranching if they can. The obvious reason is the risk associated with a conditional funding commitment. However, a number of other problems that can arise, some of which can hurt investors as well as the companies they invest in.

read our capital raising case studies

NZ startup shuttlerock

shuttlerock

Shuttlerock developed a SaaS platform to help brands collect content and use it in online video advertisements. Read more about how they closed their round of ~$1.6m in late 2017.

jude

Jude was created by New Zealand fintech company Jude Limited to automatically handle those routine but easily overlooked parts of managing your bank accounts. Read about their seed round with Ice Angels.
nyriad nz startup

nyriad

Software company Nyriad has developed an ultrafast, low-power GPU-based storage solution, and recently closed a series A capital raise, with Kindrik Partners handling the legals.

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