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WNT Ventures launches a new series of events for entrepreneurs

WNT Ventures launches a new series of events for entrepreneurs

WNT Ventures is pleased to present Startup Folk, a series of events for budding entrepreneurs.   To kick off the series, WNT Ventures...
17 October 2018

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Denon DJ acquires WNT Ventures portfolio company Onesixone

Denon DJ acquires WNT Ventures portfolio company Onesixone

Tauranga-based technology incubator WNT Ventures is pleased to announce that portfolio company Onesixone (SoundSwitch) has been acquired by American...
11 May 2018

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WNT Ventures raises second investment fund

WNT Ventures raises second investment fund

WNT Ventures are pleased to announce their second investment fund, adding $4.4 million of new capital to invest into startups across the...
9 May 2018

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Ficomms announced as latest portfolio company

Ficomms announced as latest portfolio company

WNT Ventures are pleased to announce their investment into robotics company, Ficomms, which was founded and is led by Sean Rainthorpe, who has an...
3 October 2017

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Backing deep tech innovation

Backing deep tech innovation

WNT Ventures are pleased to announce a partnership with LevelTwo Parnell technology cluster, which will advance the development of deep tech...
28 September 2017

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Investment Manager Opportunity

Investment Manager Opportunity

WNT Ventures is hiring for a newly created Investment Manager role, based in one of the strongest growth cities in the country, Tauranga. With a new...
7 September 2017

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WNT Ventures invest into Mint Innovation

WNT Ventures invest into Mint Innovation

WNT Ventures are pleased to announce their investment into NZ clean tech company Mint Innovation. Founded and led by the experienced team of Dr Will...
5 May 2017

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Onesixone secures distribution agreement

Onesixone secures distribution agreement

Onesixone Ltd have entered into an agreement with American based lighting industry leader Chauvet & Sons LLC to distribute their DJ focused...
27 April 2017

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Introducing Jon Sandbrook

Introducing Jon Sandbrook

It is with great pleasure we introduce Investment Manager, Jon Sandbrook who joined the WNT Ventures team in February. With extensive experience in...
14 April 2017

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Investment Manager Opportunity

Investment Manager Opportunity

WNT Ventures offer a new employment opportunity for an Investment Manager. This role involves sourcing, negotiating and managing research-based...
16 November 2016

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University of Canterbuy Tech Jumpstart competition winner announced

University of Canterbuy Tech Jumpstart competition winner announced

WNT Ventures are pleased to announce the inaugural winner of the WNT Ventures prize of $20,000 in the University of Canterbury's Tech Jumpstart...
1 September 2016

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WNT Ventures offer Jumpstart Competition Prize

WNT Ventures offer Jumpstart Competition Prize

WNT Ventures CEO Carl Jones has reported he is looking forward to being a member of the judging panel for the University of Canterbury Research &...
22 June 2016

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WNT Ventures partner with Angel HQ

WNT Ventures partner with Angel HQ

WNT Ventures Management Ltd are delighted to announce an investment has been secured from leading members of Wellington based Angel Investment group,...
1 June 2016

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WNT Ventures welcome Independent Advisors

WNT Ventures welcome Independent Advisors

WNT Ventures are pleased to announce our collaboration with Mr Peter Tinholt and Dr Robert Powell who we warmly welcome as WNT Advisors. Peter...
8 April 2016

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Introducing Investment Analyst, Michael Nguyen

Introducing Investment Analyst, Michael Nguyen

WNT Ventures are delighted to introduce our new team member - Investment Analyst, Michael Nguyen. Michael joined us in late January and brings a...
9 February 2016

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Peter Simon, World Expert in Market Validation to visit New Zealand in February 2016

Peter Simon, World Expert in Market Validation to visit New Zealand in February 2016

WNT Ventures are delighted to announce we are bringing Mr Peter Simon to New Zealand in February 2016 in conjunction with Callaghan...
17 December 2015

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How Digital Technology is Transforming AgTech

How Digital Technology is Transforming AgTech

WNT Ventures is pleased to show our support for one of our Co-Founder Investor’s, Peter Wren-Hilton (Wharf42) who is co-organising...
1 December 2015

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