No 8 Ventures

The Series A Crunch in New Zealand

Posted by: | Investment | Jenny Morel | New Zealand | Venture Capital | 27.03.2017

I believe New Zealand has more angel investors and more incubators per head of population than any other country on the planet. I can’t substantiate that but there is an amazing rich ecosystem of 1,000’s of start-up companies, eager small investors, and a handful of very experienced investor-director-mentors. And from this rich ecosystem stars have […]

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Martin Jetpack wows with first public manned flight in China

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 09.12.2015

Martin Jetpack wows with first public manned flight in China The Martin Aircraft Company, a No 8 Ventures portfolio company, wowed thousands in Shenzen, China, with the first public manned flight of the Martin Jetpack on Sunday 6 December 2015. Congratulations to all the team at Martin Aircraft Company! Watch the video of this spectacular […]

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MORGO 2014 – 18 & 19 September, Waitangi

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 04.08.2014

Morgo is the annual get together for people actively building high growth companies into the world. Morgo 2014 is being held in September at Waitangi.  The programme is filled with amazing speakers from NZ and around the world – and a fantastic bunch of  delegates and sponsors will be heading along.  For more see www.morgo.co.nz

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ikeGPS listed on the NZX

Posted by: | Glenn Milnes | Innovation | Jenny Morel | Technology | 04.08.2014

No 8 Ventures is delighted to announce that ikeGPS, one of our portfolio companies, listed on the NZX market in New Zealand last week. ikeGPS measures anything from a distance – providing verified geo-located images, measurements from them, and rapid 3D models. The ike for the utility sector now sells under the GE brand as […]

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Rex Bionics – Listing on the AIM market

Posted by: | Jenny Morel | New Zealand | Technology | 04.08.2014

No 8 Ventures is delighted to announce that Rex Bionics, one of our portfolio companies, has listed on the AIM market in the UK, ticker RBX. Rex has always had an amazing product. Now it has the funding to scale the business. Rex Bionics’ Robotic Exoskeleton, Rex, enables wheelchair users to walk, including going up […]

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Kickstarter update – Spike: Laser accurate measurement & modeling on smartphones

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 08.10.2013

Thanks to everyone for supporting the ikeGPS kickstarter project!  Huge response to date: 321  backers $95,507 pledged of $100,000 goal 21 days to go For all the details check out our previous post http://www.no8ventures.co.nz/?p=267  You can check out the campaign at Kickstarter here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/131581426/spike-laser-accurate-measurement-and-modelling-on

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Check out the ikeGPS kickstarter project: Introducing Spike smartphone accessory

Posted by: | Glenn Milnes | Innovation | Investment | No8 Investments | Technology | 08.10.2013

We’d like to share a message from Glenn Milnes the CEO of ikeGPS, a No 8 Ventures portfolio company. Introducing Spike: the world’s first laser accurate smartphone accessory As a friend of ike I wanted you to be first to hear about the launch of Spike – the world’s first laser-accurate smartphone accessory that enables […]

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Morgo 2013 – where entrepreneurs gathered

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 08.10.2013

Morgo is the annual get together for people actively building high growth companies into the world. Morgo 2013 was held in September at the Hilton in Queenstown.  The energy was amazing – we had amazing speakers from NZ and around the world – and of course a fantastic bunch of sponsors and delegates. Check out the media articles […]

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ikeGPS Makes the 2013 Red Herring Asia Top 100

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 08.10.2013

Congratulations ikeGPS on making the 2013 Red Herring Asia Top 100! ikeGPS earned a slot on the 2013 Red Herring Asia Top 100 as the publication announced its award in recognition of the leading private companies from Asia, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries. Red Herring’s Asia Top 100 list has become a […]

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