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What can we do about New Zealand’s lack of VC funding?

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What can we do about New Zealand’s lack of VC funding?

New Zealand’s tech scene has long leaned heavily on angel funding to get companies off the ground, but what happens in the glaring gap between angel investment and venture capital? New Zealand law firm Simmonds Stewart, which has about 300 active tech companies on its books, has crunched the numbers on VC funding in New Zealand versus in its Southeast Asia market in 2018, and its partner Andrew Simmonds shares a few insights on the issue – and how we could think about tackling it.