No 8 Ventures

Criteria

No 8 Ventures generally invests in high growth potential companies in the technology sector with entrepreneurs who have the drive and potential to achieve international success.

We provide venture capital to businesses with the following characteristics:

  • A talented, entrepreneurial management team with a proven track record who are prepared to build an investment partnership with us.
  • Products or services with a sustainable competitive advantage in international markets.
  • Key success and risk factors which can be clearly identified and understood by us.
  • A growth potential which is large and international with, for example, the potential to list on the New Zealand Stock Market, AIM or Nasdaq within the next 3 to 5 years.
  • An agreement to work toward listing in 3 to 5 years.

No 8 Ventures runs closed end 10 year funds. We expect to make all first round investments in the first 3 to 4 years and need to be able to exit investments within about 5 to 7 years.