Investing in scalable science and deep tech start-ups in Aotearoa NZ

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We operate venture capital funds that invest in science and deep tech through a hands-on, active approach.

Matū provides our portfolio companies with expert governance, executive management, operational support, and mentorship.

Our capital comes with decades of commercial and scientific experience, aimed at turning ground-breaking scientific ideas into globally focused, IP-rich companies.

Our 16 portfolio companies collectively have:


patents filed to protect Kiwi intellectual property


high-value jobs created to grow the knowledge economy


financial capital raised (aggregate from all investors)

But what is deep tech?

Our Portfolio

What we bring to the table:

Active Business Support

Our portfolio companies receive strong governance, strategy, IP, and capital raising expertise.

Science Expertise

Domain experts in our team have connections to the global scientific and academic community.


We syndicate investments with other professional investors to reduce risk and leverage broader networks.

We are excited to become a partner of Hello Tomorrow!

A global science and innovation entrepreneurship network, Hello Tomorrow connects founders, industry, and investors through competitions, mentorship programs, and events around the world. The organisation focuses on deep tech, with an ambition to solve our toughest global challenges.


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