Impact Enterprise Fund

Investing in New Zealand businesses that deliver tangible societal and/or environmental returns from their operations, alongside attractive financial return prospects.  

“The world is on the brink of a revolution in how we solve society’s toughest problems. The force capable of driving this revolution is ‘Social Impact Investing’, which harnesses entrepreneurship, innovation and capital to power social improvements.” 

- G8 Social Impact Taskforce, 2014 

About the Impact Enterprise Fund 

The Impact Enterprise Fund will join the ranks of funds embracing the global impact investing movement. The sector’s peak body, the Global Impact Investing Network, currently has a membership boasting US$114 billion in funds under management. 

This Fund has two primary objectives: delivering market-rate financial returns, and delivering tangible societal and environmental outcomes. This fund is the first of its kind in Aotearoa New Zealand.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, click here to download the Fact Sheet or here for the full Investment Memorandum.

Founding Parties

Ākina Foundation

Ākina is New Zealand’s leading social entrepreneurship and enterprise development organisation. Since 2012, Ākina has built the capability of Impact Businesses and developed new market and investment opportunities in the sector.

New Ground Capital’s mission is to identify areas of untapped capital demand and investment appetite. In all its investing activities New Ground looks at investments from both a financial and social return perspective, believing that investments that make a strong societal or environmental impact can also be the most sustainable and financially rewarding over the long term.

Impact Ventures

Impact Ventures Limited is a company established to be the manager of a New Zealand focused Impact Investing fund and provide corporate finance advisory services. The members of Impact Ventures have significant Investment Banking experience, providing expertise to the Fund in the areas of; deal evaluation, structuring and execution, capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic advice.


If you would like to learn more about the Offer, please contact Roy Thompson, Managing Director of New Ground Capital, on +64 21 783 043 or using the button below.

Expression of Interest

If you would like to submit an Expression of Interest, please fill out the form below.

Important Legal Notice 

Investment in the Fund is only open to persons who are “wholesale investors” under Schedule 1 of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (the Act) or who are otherwise entitled to receive offers of financial products without first receiving a product disclosure statement. If you are not familiar with the provisions of the Act, please consult with your professional adviser.  

Nothing on this website is an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or solicitation is not authorised, or in which the person making it is not qualified to do so, or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make it. We have taken no action to permit a public offering in any jurisdiction where action for that purpose would be required.