Investment Day Auckland

Mon 8 May 11am — 8pm

An investment focused day to help connect startups and investors, so that more kiwi companies can find the funding they need to grow.
Ticket price: Free

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Want to raise money for your startup? Come to the Auckland Investment Day at GridAKL!

Meet investors and other entrepreneurs, hear more about each fund and learn how you can increase your chances of being successful in raising capital.

Come for the whole day or just selected sessions. Note that some of the events require you to RSVP or buy tickets.


11-12pm: Zino Ventures Startup Challenge (Free, RSVP here): Find out about the first migrant-focused NZ startup competition for entrepreneurs who want to gain expertise and capital in order to become global brands.

12:30-1:00pm: Pledgeme (Free, RSVP here)Barry Grehan from PledgeMe will cover the ins and outs of crowdfunding (Project, Equity and Lending ). What it is, who it’s for and how you can run a successful campaign.

1:15-1:45pm: First Cut Ventures + Arc Angels (Free, just turn up): First Cut Ventures is NZ's largest run student venture fund and Arc Angels is an investment group focused on supporting businesses that are led or managed by women across New Zealand. 

2:00 - 2:30pm: Pacific Channel (Free, just turn up): NZ’s leading venture creation, management and investment firm focused on start-up and early-stage engineering and science-based technology companies.

2:45 - 3:15pm: Barnaby Marshall, The Icehouse Seed Partner (Free, just turn up):  Find out the questions that you need be able to answer confidently to qualify for a second meeting with seed investors.

6:00-8:00pm: Dojo Dragons (Free, RSVP here): Practise your investment pitches in front of Biz Dojo's expert Investors in Residence - Greg Sitters and Ken Erskine.


Not at GridAKL:

4:00-6:00pm, ecentre, Amplify & Collision | Investors & Entrepreneurs (free, RSVP here)

5:30 - 7:30pm, PWC TowerDemystifying the Series A & B Investment Decision (paid tickets, must be purchased ahead of event)