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Going global from New Zealand pays off

Launch your solution. Then share it with the world.

Foundry Lab — Digital Metal Casting
95% of portfolio company revenue is generated outside of Australia and New Zealand.
Operating experience in global markets, VC-backed companies, leading funds, and big tech.
Face-to-face support in New Zealand coupled with reliable, in-market connections, advisory, and expertise.
Case Study

Runn

600%
Growth in the past 12 months
35
Customers in 35 countries
40
Customers in US
30
Customers in Europe
“GD1 delivers so much more than capital. From helping to hire the best go-to market talent to setting up our global entities, the team brings global prospective and proven expertise.”
Tim Copeland, Co-Founder, Runn
Portfolio

Our globally ambitious companies

foundry lab

Foundry Lab

Revolutionising manufacturing with microwaves.
stretchsense

StretchSense

Bringing digital hands to the Metaverse.
osho

Osho

Building a residential electricity model fit for the future world.
junofem

JunoFem

Improving health for 1 in 3 women globally.

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