Led by Jonathan Reid, VMG Ventures is the group’s corporate venturing arm, based out of Auckland, New Zealand, Los Angeles and New York, USA. An entrepreneur friendly smart-money venture capital firm with deep contact networks focused on value-add investments, VMG Ventures has invested a substantial amount into a portfolio of more than 20 angel investments.
VMG Ventures is also a co-founder of Goat Ventures which creates disruptive Artificial Intelligence companies in collaboration with corporate and institutional scale businesses. Goat Ventures’ current/ exited portfolio consists of McCarthyFinch (corporate equity partner: Minter Ellison. EXITED 2020 to Onit Inc/K1 Capital), lnsite.ai (corporate equity partner: Chemist Warehouse), buildingestimates.com (corporate equity partner: Carter Holt Harvey/Rank Group).
VMG Ventures invests in an equity partnership with New Zealand’s largest and most established Angel Investor and previous New Zealander of the Year, Sir Stephen Tindall, GNZM.