Capital Raising

Callaghan Innovation has created capital education resources to help businesses understand the equity capital raising process in New Zealand. No matter what age or stage your SaaS company or innovation is at, these resources offer expert advice on how to raise the capital needed to build a thriving business – even in a COVID-19 impacted environment.

Through the series of videos below, and an online workshop, industry leaders share vital insights on raising capital in today’s turbulent world. As well as providing helpful tips on where to begin, these experts explain how to identify and avoid critical fish hooks along the way.

These insights are crucial in helping New Zealand businesses like yours to successfully raise capital in a crisis – and to make the process as stress-free as possible.

Capital raising during COVID-19

Suse Reynolds / David Beard


Michael Murphy

Common capital-raising mistakes

Mark Clare

Capital strategy

Debra Hall

What investors want

Justin Wilcox

Sources of capital

Mitali Purohit

What success looks like

Darrin Grafton

Early-stage governance

Suse Reynolds

Early-stage governance

Debra Hall

Founder wellness

Marshall Couper

What investors look for

Caroline Quay

What investors look for

Adam Clark

What investors look for

Robbie Paul

Venture capital investment

David Beard

Finding the right investors

Caroline Quay

Pitching template

Ngaio Merrick

Capitalisation tables

Julie Fowler


Susie Reynolds

Term sheets

Marilyn Mrkusich

Term sheets

Julie Fowler

Term sheets discussed

Julie Fowler / Damon Crowe / Ben O'Brien

NZTE capital-raising support services

Simon Ansley

Innovation Skills

Giving you the knowledge, skills, and motivation to innovate and succeed.

Callaghan Innovation offers kiwiSaaS members a range of programmes and workshops to help your business scale and increase its pace of innovation, from improving performance and eliminating inefficiencies through to accelerating software and product development.

Speaker at SaaS event

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