Director - Punakaiki Fund
Lance is the founding director of Punakaiki Fund and a director of several Punakaiki Fund investments, including Onceit, RedSeed, Weirdly, Boardingware, EverEdgeIP, Mindfull and Melon Health. He is also an investor and director of Pocketsmith, Define Instruments and Authentic, and a member of the Physical Science and ICT Return on Science Committees. He has helped well over 100 companies through NZTE programmes, including Better by Capital/Investments and Better by Design.
Lance has experienced fund raising from a lot of angles. He’s raised money from private investors and VCs for his own companies, made over 80 investments, mostly through Punakaiki Fund, turned down thousands more, and raised over $27 million in 14 retail, wholesale and crowd-funding rounds for Punakaiki Fund itself. He’s also advised well over […]