Pacific Channel is New Zealand’s leading venture creation, management, development and investment firm focused on start-up and early-stage science-based technology companies. Through our expertise, seed funds and access to external capital, we create, build and fund companies to develop and channel their products and/or services into the United States, Europe and East Asia.
Since our formation in 2006, Pacific Channel has placed in excess of NZD $35 million of seed and early-stage funding into ~20 New Zealand-based life science, biomedical, biotechnology, clean-tech and engineering companies over 45 deals. Since mid-2008, Pacific Channel has been a seed and early stage co-investment partner with the NZ Venture Investment Fund, as well as a number of wealthy co-investors.
Pacific Channel has a proven network of international affiliates and our team of highly experienced professionals offer significant entrepreneurial, scientific, investment, government and business expertise. Our US affiliate is New York-based The Channel Group, LLC, a life-sciences venture development and advisory firm.
We aim to create wealth for innovators, entrepreneurs and investors in ventures focused on making the world a better place. Specifically, we work with innovators to create new cutting-edge companies and also work with portfolio and client companies on strategy, business development and fund raising.
Pacific Channel has itself established world-class independent governance and internal systems to help ensure that it behaves ethically and performs to the highest standards.