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Private equity is a type of investment in unlisted securities in private companies (companies that are not listed on a stock exchange like NZX). Private equity investors in New Zealand include a range of funds, institutions, high net worth individuals and other wholesale investors. Larger private equity investors often focus on providing strategic value to growth companies through potential customer introductions, mergers, acquisitions, listings and partnerships. Snowball Effect is a private equity marketplace that allows investors to discover and invest in high growth companies.
Venture capital is a type of direct investment into a company to help it grow. VC is generally associated with investment in young growth companies that carry higher risk, but also higher potential reward for investors. Venture capital is an important source of funding for companies in New Zealand that need money to to grow faster. A venture capital firm is usually investing on behalf of other investors such as financial institutions, insurance firms and mutual funds. Snowball Effect provides opportunities for individuals to discover and invest in high-growth kiwi companies alongside other VC investors.
Angel investors provide an important source of startup investment and seed stage capital for entrepreneurs. Angels are generally high net worth individuals investing as an individual or as a group, sometimes through an angel network. The best angel investors in New Zealand include experienced professionals and successful entrepreneurs who can provide networks, introductions and advice. Snowball Effect has a wide network of angel investors who want quality deal flow and quality offer information from promising startups.
Equity crowdfunding is a process which enables a company to raise funds by offering shares to the public. For companies, it provides access to a wide investor audience and it’s a quick and efficient way to raise funds. For investors, it’s a simple channel to discover and invest in growth companies. Equity crowdfunding lets a company turn their customers, fans and community into investors. Snowball Effect is New Zealand’s leading equity crowdfunding marketplace, and facilitates offers for a range of high growth kiwi companies.
An IPO is the first time that a company’s shares are offered to the public for investment. People also use the term to describe the process in which a company’s shares are initially listed on a stock exchange such as the NZX or ASX. Snowball Effect works as a distribution broker to make the IPO widely available to retail investors that may not have traditional brokerage accounts. Our sign-up process, anti-money laundering checks, and investment process are optimised to make it fast and easy for retail investors to invest into an IPO.