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

  • Rapidly growing funds with above-market returns
  • Access to the brightest Kiwi minds in deep tech
  • Supporting real-world solutions to global issues.

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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 17 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.

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