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WNT Ventures
WNT Ventures
Wharf42 is a co-founder of WNT Ventures, the investor of choice for many New Zealand researchers, CRI’s, universities and privately owned organisations and corporations
Plug and Play
Plug and Play
Wharf42 is an International Partner of Plug and Play Tech Center, Silicon Valley’s largest incubator. Plug and Play is home to the Wharf42 Meteoroid Program
Silicon Valley Forum
Silicon Valley Forum
Silicon Valley Forum is the oldest and largest entrepreneur and investor network in the Bay area. Wharf42 is proud to be a Silicon Valley Forum Global Outreach Partner

Introducing our Silicon Valley Network

Wharf42 has established significant partnerships with Silicon Valley’s leading entrepreneur and investor networks. We are a Plug and Play Tech Center International Partner and a Global Outreach Partner of Silicon Valley Forum. We host the Wharf42 Meteoroid Program at the Plug and Play offices in Sunnyvale, CA.

In New Zealand, we support the commercialisation of complex research and IP from our Universities, Crown Research Institutes & the private sector, via WNT Ventures. A co-founder of WNT, we work with our Silicon Valley networks to provide some of the key global connectivity that will be necessary to scale and accelerate WNT’s investment opportunities.

In April 2016, we co-organised Silicon Valley Forum’s ‘How Digital Technologies are Transforming AgTech’ Conference with Callaghan Innovation and New Zealand Trade & Enterprise. With our extensive contacts within the Silicon Valley AgTech startup and investor ecosystem, we were able to support New Zealand’s growing AgTech community connect and engage with both its Valley and wider North America market peers.

  • Co-founder of WNT Ventures, a leading New Zealand tech-focused incubator
  • Wharf42 is a Plug and Play Tech Center International Partner. Plug and Play is the largest business incubator in Silicon Valley
  • Wharf42′s Meteoroid Program, supporting early stage Kiwi tech companies connect with Silicon Valley, is hosted at Plug and Play
  • Wharf42 is proud to be a Global Outreach Partner of Silicon Valley Forum. Silicon Valley Forum is the oldest and largest entrepreneur and investor network in the San Francisco Bay area.
  • In June 2016, Wharf42 teamed up with AgFunderNews, the world’s leading AgTech news portal and newsletter to help promote the New Zealand AgTech story to the global market

Recent Wharf42 Blog Posts

  • The official opening of Kiwi Connection in Ho Chi Minh back in June

The week Ahead: Wharf42 in Vietnam

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Not the first place one would normally associate with Wharf42. But then having set up technology businesses in the UK, India, Hong Kong, New Zealand and the USA over the past 20 years, it does [...]

  • Plug and Play host a session during the 2016 AgTech Immersion Program

Plug and Play announce the launch of their AgriFood Tech Platform

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

On 9th November, Plug and Play will be hosting the launch of its brand new Corporate Innovation Platform – AgriFood Tech. The announcement was first made by Seena Amidi back in April during the 2016 [...]

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Wharf42 connects New Zealand business to Silicon Valley's vast innovation ecosystem

We customise our services to meet your specific business needs. To find out more, please contact Peter Wren-Hilton at peter@wharf42.co.nz