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WNT Ventures is hiring! For a newly created Investment Manager role

WNT Ventures is looking to hire a newly created Investment Manager role to be based in New Zealand’s most amazing city, (a little bias perhaps!), Tauranga. WNT Ventures has recently secured commitments from existing and new investors nationally for its Second Fund.  With the new fund up and running, and following the completion of the initial investment phase of its first fund (www.wntventures.co.nz/portfolio), [...]

By |September 5th, 2017|WNT Ventures|0 Comments

WNT Ventures invests into Mint Innovation

Whilst, Wharf42 has been actively involved in supporting New Zealand’s AgTech sector in recent weeks with major initiatives such as April's 2017 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program & Conference and this month’s Farming2020 event hosted during Techweek17, we have also been working closely with our partners and co-investors in WNT Ventures. Tauranga - Home to WNT Ventures We’ve [...]

By |May 22nd, 2017|WNT Ventures|0 Comments

WNT Ventures invests in AgTech start-up, HelixID

Tauranga-based technology incubator, WNT Ventures, has invested into HelixID. HelixID is a Kiwi AgTech start-up developing a ground-breaking wearable technology platform for cows. New Zealand dairy cows waiting for their HelixID wearable tech The investment gives the management team at WNT, the opportunity to work with HelixID partner, the Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC), as well as the team [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|WNT Ventures|0 Comments

WNT Ventures is hiring!

WNT Ventures is a Tauranga-based, technology incubator and is the investor of choice for many researchers, CRI's, universities and privately owned organisations and corporations. We have a growing portfolio and a great team of people, known for our strong national and international networks, strategic and investment capability as well as our collaborative, partnership approach to investing into science-led technology. Tauranga [...]

By |November 16th, 2016|WNT Ventures|0 Comments

WNT Ventures sponsors the University of Canterbury Tech Jumpstart competition

It’s great news that WNT Ventures is offering a special prize for this year's University of Canterbury Research Tech Jumpstart competition. It’s part of WNT Venture’s strategy of building greater engagement with New Zealand’s fantastic University and Crown Research Institutes research teams. WNT Ventures - Commercialising complex IP from New Zealand's Universities & Crown Research Institutes The WNT [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|WNT Ventures|0 Comments

WNT Ventures invests into Nyriad

Following up on my recent posts on WNT Ventures' 2015 investments, I conclude with one of the most exciting opportunities I have seen emerge in New Zealand’s ICT space in recent times. If you want to define complex IP, then this is it. Nyriad is an advanced information technology company specializing in advanced streaming storage solutions for big-data and high [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|WNT Ventures|0 Comments

WNT Ventures invests into Onesixone

Onesixone Ltd has developed a software-hardware solution, called SoundSwitch, which bridges the gap between industry standard DJ software and entertainment lighting systems. SoundSwitch offers DJs the ability to seamlessly integrate DMX lighting with live audio, in an easy to use software-hardware package. It is a technology that gives DJs greater creative control and superior performance capabilities, in multiple environments. SoundSwitch [...]

By |January 18th, 2016|WNT Ventures|0 Comments

WNT Ventures invests into Mastaplex

Mastaplex is a Dunedin-based company which has the aim of developing and commercialising a point-of-care bovine mastitis diagnostic test. Mastitis is a problem that effects all International milk operations (there are approximately 270 million dairy cows).  Currently farmers diagnose Mastitis via visual identification of inflammation of a cows udders and/or clotting of the milk.  Farmers and Vets usually choose to [...]

By |December 10th, 2015|WNT Ventures|0 Comments

WNT Ventures publishes its new portal

It’s great to see that the new WNT Ventures portal is now live. You can view it at www.wntventures.co.nz The launch comes towards the end of a fascinating first full year of operation. As a member of both the WNT Ventures General Partner Board and its Investment Committee, it has opened my eyes to some of the amazing research, IP [...]

By |December 8th, 2015|WNT Ventures|0 Comments

WNT Ventures – Seeking an Analyst

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again! WNT Ventures is the investor of choice for many researchers, CRI's, universities and privately owned organisations and corporations. We have a licence via our partnership with Callaghan Innovation to deploy investment capital into early stage technologies with the intention of developing them into globally successful companies. WNT Ventures is known for [...]

By |October 19th, 2015|WNT Ventures|0 Comments