We have the experience, contacts and resources to turn great new ideas into great new companies.


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Our team is skilled at working with researchers and research institutes and has the experience it takes to get

new technology to market.


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We manage MIG Angels and are experienced early stage investors with extensive investment networks.


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Dean is Chief Executive Officer of the BCC and has been with the company since its inception in 2004. As CEO, he sets the strategic direction for the team, manages important relationships, and helps secure significant investment deals for early stage technology businesses and commercialization from science institutions.


Dean has fronted significant change over the years, seeing the BCC's structure, strategy, and business focus continuously evolve. He led the successful formation of angel investment group MIG (Manawatu Investment Group), which currently holds investments in seven start up companies. Dean is a director of two start-up companies and a founding council member and current Treasurer of the NZ Angel Association.   Dean holds a first class honours degree in economic and political geography.


To contact Dean phone +64 6 352 0101 or email