Snowball Effect

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Francis Reid Josh Daniell Richard Allen Simeon Burnett


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Total investments 18
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 2.25
Lead investments 1
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Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Wine And Spirits
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketplace
  • Software
  • E-Commerce

In 2014 was created Snowball Effect, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Parnell. The fund was located in Australia.

The fund was created by Francis Reid, Josh Daniell, Richard Allen, Simeon Burnett.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 14 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The typical startup value when the investment from Snowball Effect is 5-10 millions dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Snowball Effect, startups are often financed by New Zealand Venture Investment Fund, K1W1, Enterprise Angels. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are K1W1. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by University of Auckland Inventors Fund, Uniservices, Techstars Adelaide Accelerator.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - New Zealand. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Audio. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Squirrel Group.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$3M03 Apr 2022 Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand


Electric Vehicle
$10M22 Sep 2021 Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand


Electric Vehicle
$10M21 Jun 2021 Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Zeffer Cider

Craft Beer
Wine And Spirits
$1M13 Jul 2018 Nelson, New Zealand

Invivo Wines

Food and Beverage
Wine And Spirits
$4M10 Jul 2018 New Zealand, Auckland

Invivo Wines

Food and Beverage
Wine And Spirits
$2M01 Jul 2018 Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Designer Wardrobe

$629K14 Jun 2018 Auckland, New Zealand


Advertising Platforms
$1M01 Jun 2018 Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

ableX Healthcare

Health Care
$590K30 Nov 2017 Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


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