We invest with conviction to help founders grow global businesses

Global From Day One (GD1) Fund is a venture capital firm that invests with conviction in exciting high-growth technology companies (B2B Enterprise Software, Internet, Deep Tech, Health Tech and Software + Hardware) originating from New Zealand.

There is currently a generation of under the radar tech startups that, with the right capital and market presence, could become global leaders worth billions of dollars, creating thousands of high value jobs and driving economic transformation.

GD1 is fearless in seeking out these market driven opportunities, where we lead with purpose to provide capital and add value in support of ambitious and aspirational founders. We invest in Pre-A and Series A stage companies generating revenues of US$1-5m, mostly generated in large offshore markets.

Our seasoned investment team is agile and responsive as we dedicate our expertise, resources and networks to influence change and build winners.

Global Presence

The companies we invest in are truly “Global from Day One” in outlook, and we help them fund and accelerate market entry and expansion. Our Fund II portfolio operates out of offices in the US, Europe and Asia, with over 80% of their revenue outside their home market and a product based global and competitive advantage. Our Fund Advisory Board offers real world, international experience from all corners of the globe and our network of partners ensure we maintain a global perspective in all that we do.

Global Enterprise Customer Base

Our companies have some of the largest and most innovative global brands as customers.