Tuhua is a fund that invests in New Zealand’s leading start-ups. Our partnership with The Icehouse and the ICE Angels enables us to provide an unprecedented amount of resource and support to start-ups. We’re here to give start-ups the tools for the hunt.
Tuhua is the Maori word for obsidian volcanic glass. It was a prized tool used for hunting in New Zealand and has a rich history with the earliest known blades dating back to 700,000 BC. Well-crafted obsidian blades can have a cutting edge many times sharper than high-quality steel surgical scalpels.
We co-invest alongside capable lead investors amplifying their access to capital, networks and talent.
If other investors have set the terms, Tuhua can invest up to $250k within 7 days alongside those investors.
We empower emerging angel-stage companies with extensive resource and connections to accelerate growth and scale internationally.
Tuhua can invest up to $1m into angel-stage start-ups and we prefer to represent no more than 50% of a round.
We enable seed-stage entrepreneurs with active guidance to validate markets, build product and identify their path to scale.
Tuhua can invest up to $300k into start-ups’ first seed rounds and we prefer to represent no more than 75% of a round.