Mark joined Movac in 2011 and has primary responsibility for portfolio valuations, overseeing portfolio liquidity and contributing to investee company Boards.
Prior to joining Movac, Mark was Chief Executive of WaikatoLink, and during his time there he launched over a dozen start-up companies, made four exits, and executed a multitude of licensing deals.
Mark has served as a council member of the Angel Association of New Zealand, on the NZBio Advisory Council, was a founding member of the University Commercialisation Offices of NZ and currently serves on the council of the New Zealand Venture Capital Association.
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Greatest piece of advice you’ve been given? "There’s nothing more useful than the truth."
What’s the best piece of advice you have for founders? Spend the time to understand, with razor sharp focus, what your company has that can’t be gotten anywhere else.
What’s your favourite app and why? If I could only have one app on my computer it’d have to be Excel. Pivot tables are much harder to do on an abacus!