Suse Reynolds is the Executive Director of the Angel Association New Zealand. She has been on the AANZ Council since its inception in 2008. Angel Association NZ is the industry representative body for early-stage investment. Suse helped found AngelHQ, Wellington's angel network and is on the B...
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Suse Reynolds is a pillar of the New Zealand startup ecosystem and a passionate believer in the power of angel investment. She is the Executive Chair of Angel Association New Zealand and sits on the board of Angel HQ, the Wellington region’s angel network which she founded in 2006. Since its founding, AngelHQ has invested over $30m in 100+ New Zealand companies.

In this chat with Phaedon, Suse shares…

  • Her personal angel investing philosophy
  • How she sources and evaluates deals
  • Her advice for founders seeking angel investment
  • What gets her excited to invest
  • Why she’s focused on founder wellbeing


If you’re an early-stage startup in Australia, apply to pitch at the _SOUTHSTART x Innovation Bay Startup Showcase in Adelaide this May: https://bit.ly/southstart_showcase

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