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AirTree makes NZ$35m investment in Hnry

APAC-based venture capital firm AirTree has been advised on its Series B investment in New Zealand fintech firm Hnry.

user iconJerome Doraisamy 07 February 2023 NewLaw
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Firm: LegalVision (AirTree Ventures)

Deal: LegalVision has advised AirTree on its investment in Hnry, which will use the Series B round to double its staff to 150 and further its growth domestically and internationally.

Area: Corporate


Value: NZ$35 million

Key players: The LegalVision team was led by NZ general manager Georgina Toomey.

Deal significance: Speaking about the raise, Ms Toomey said: “It is always a pleasure to work with the AirTree team, particularly on this significant investment into Hnry.

“We look forward to continuing to work with AirTree as they confidently back NZ tech founders.” 

AirTree partner Jackie Vullinghs added: “We first encountered Hnry in 2019 when we were looking at fintech for small businesses.

“We’ve seen the business grow rapidly in that time. We’re delighted to support Hnry in its commitment to make life easier for sole traders throughout both New Zealand and Australia.”

Jerome Doraisamy

Jerome Doraisamy

Jerome Doraisamy is the editor of Lawyers Weekly. A former lawyer, he has worked at Momentum Media as a journalist on Lawyers Weekly since February 2018, and has served as editor since March 2022. He is also the host of all five shows under The Lawyers Weekly Podcast Network, and has overseen the brand's audio medium growth from 4,000 downloads per month to over 60,000 downloads per month, making The Lawyers Weekly Show the most popular industry-specific podcast in Australia. Jerome is also the author of The Wellness Doctrines book series, an admitted solicitor in NSW, and a board director of Minds Count.

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