Finding co-investors

How to find a co-investor

Before applying for investment from the Business Development Fund, you will need a co-investor. There are a number of different options available to you, to identify a co-investor.

Mentoring for Growth

Mentoring for Growth provides assistance for businesses that want to become investment-ready and actively seek external finance or capital.

The program can assist you with strategies for finding and securing a co-investor. This includes having the opportunity to present your investment attraction proposal and pitch your business case to a panel of mentors from the investment industry.

For more information, visit our Business Queensland website.

Australian Investment Council

The Australian Investment Council (AIC) is the peak national body representing the interests of the private equity and venture capital industries in Australia.

Information on how to obtain capital investment, including how venture capital and private equity work, is detailed on AIC’s website.

AIC also has a range of yearbooks and reports on venture capital and private equity.

If you would like AIC to provide you with assistance to identify a co-investor, you can contact them through their website or call (02) 8243 7000. 

You can also approach AIC members directly. You can find members’ contact details through AIC’s member list.

Brisbane Angels

This organisation is based in Brisbane and consists of a range of investors, often referred to as ‘angels’, who are willing to invest in early stage business opportunities. Information on Brisbane Angels is available on their website.


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