New Zealand Angel Investment Showcase Invitation
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4pm Wednesday the 15th of October 2014
New Zealand Angel Investment Showcase
Launched by the ICE Angels in 2011,the NZ Angel Investment Showcase isan annual event featuringpresentations by 15 leading kiwistart-ups to New Zealands largestgathering of start-up investors.
In 2013 the Showcase enabled 97investors to collectively invest $4minto 8 New Zealand start-ups,positioning it as one of the mosteffective events of its kind outside ofSilicon Valley.
Since 2011, 41 start-ups havepresented to a collective audience ofmore than 1000.
15 start-ups selected from >100 applicants.
Showcase investors have injected more than $11m into
Showcase start-ups have gone on to raise more than $45m of
follow on investment.
The Showcase provides a uniqueopportunity for start-up investors togain exposure to a wide variety ofNew Zealands leading start-ups.
Showcase start-ups represent stagesfrom pre-seed to emerging growthand industries including mobile,medical devices, software, FMCG, andindustrial tech.
Showcase investors are able to investalongside the ICE Angels, NewZealands most active andexperienced angel network, intovetted and well-shaped investmentopportunities.
Opportunity Notable Investments
Paul Cameron Founder & CEO
Booktrack offers a new content creation platform that turns reading into an immersive movie-like experience
Booktrack secured a $1m strategic investor
from the Showcase.
Status- Funded by Facebooks Peter Thiel and Wetas Peter Jackson- >1m users in 198 countries- Launched Booktrack Classroom
Derek Handley Founder & Chairman
Snakk Media enables content creators and advertisers to reach a mobile audience.
Showcase investment seeded the runway for
a successful listing.
Status- Raised $6.5m upon listing on NZX- Delivered returns to Showcase investors in excess of 4x
1Above is a flight drink that puts users bodies in the best position to fly well, fight jetlag, and arrive ready to go.
1Above landed a world-class Chairman on the back of the Showcase.
Status- Distribution across Australia/NZ- Launched effervescent tablet- Successful VC round led by Movac
Mesynthes is revolutionizing healthcare with regenerative healing technology for wound and tissue repair.
The Showcase brought Mesynthes into New
Zealands start-up limelight.
Status- Raised in excess of $10m- FDA 510K clearance awarded- Partnerships with international life-science companies
Dr. Brian Ward - CEO
STQRY is a mobile story-telling platform that helps visitors explore further, engage deeper, and discover more.
The Showcase positioned Stqry to launch in the US
Status- Official App of AMM, the worlds largest museum conference - Platform delivered to marquee museums including the Getty - Launched indoor mapping platform
Founders Ezel Kokcu & Chris Smith
2014 is poised to be New Zealands largest
investment event to date
The launch event of the NZ Angel Associations Annual Summit
15 startups selected from 100+ applicants
$1m Showcase Fund investing into Showcase companies
Register Interest to Attend www.iceangels.co.nz/showcase.html
Contact: Robbie PaulR.Paul@iceangels.co.nz - 027 265 2977