Become a member

Membership benefits

AVCAL is the peak national body representing the interests of the private equity and venture capital industries in Australia.

By becoming an AVCAL member, you will join one of around 170 member organisations benefiting from representation by a single industry voice, access to broad networking opportunities and access to important industry data and research.

Specific membership benefits are as follows:

  • Invites to attend AVCAL networking and professional development programs and events including the annual alpha conference, at preferential member pricing
  • Access to member-only special reports and information via your online user profile
  • Access to key industry research and statistics
  • Opportunity to join the Partners' Program to expand your brand, networking and access to resources
  • Option to use the AVCAL logo on your website to promote the link between your organisation and ours (excludes individual members)
  • Representation by a body that is committed to developing best-practice policies and standards to meet members’ needs.

"We value our firm's AVCAL membership because it enables us to plug directly into the industry, network, keep up to date about ongoing and emerging issues and trends, access research and statistics and to promote ourselves among our peers." AVCAL Member, Member Satisfaction Survey.

View AVCAL’s highlights from 2013-14.


Obligations of membership

By becoming a member of AVCAL, you agree to:

Membership fees

  • Fees are calculated on the financial year 1 July - 30 June
  • Membership fees must be paid up in full to receive access to member benefits including conference
  • All fees quoted include GST and are quoted in Australian dollars
  • Pro-rata membership is available

Membership Type

Allowable paying conference delegates

13/14

14/15

All applications are subject to approval

Incl GST

Incl GST

Business Angel
High net worth individuals (or groups) who invest in unlisted Australian and New Zealand companies

2

1,437

1,508

Incubator
Organisations that provide assistance to entrepreneurs who wish to establish a business

2

1,437

1,508

Not-for-profit Superannuation Funds

Unlimited

525

551

Institutional Investor (including Fund of fund)
Provide capital to PE & VC managers

Unlimited

1,720

1,806

Government (including research and educational institution)
Government departments or teaching/research institutions

2

1,785

1,874

Small Corporate
Typically one office, usually a small team of up to two people dedicated to service provision to VC and PE
Can send up to two paying delegates to annual conference

2

3,000

3,150

Corporate
Typically has more than one office nationally and/or global offices
Can send up to eight paying delegates to annual conference

8

12,500

13,125

Corporate Partner (New in 13/14)
Membership as per Corporate with sponsorship benefits

Per agreement

N/A

Per agreement

Corporate Venture Fund (New in 13/14)
A corporate who invests solely from their own balance sheet rather than from external investors

2

5,000

5,250

First Fund Raise (New in 13/14)
An organisation who are in the process of raising their first fund (minimum fund size AUD15million)

2

3,000

3,150

Investor Members (FUM)
Manage more than $15 million, as principal, or agent, and invest primarily in unlisted Australian & New Zealand Companies

15-50 million

Unlimited

3,440

3,612

51-100 million

Unlimited

8,027

8,427

101-250 million

Unlimited

13,759

14,447

251-500 million

Unlimited

17,199

18,059

501-750 million

Unlimited

24,255

25,468

751-1000 million

Unlimited

28,000

29,400

1001-1250 million

Unlimited

30,000

31,500

1251-1500 million

Unlimited

35,000

36,750

1501-2000 million

Unlimited

40,000

42,000

>2000 million

Unlimited

45,000

47,250

*This allows the membership to send the allowable number of paying delegates to AVCAL Conference. Membership does not include conference registration.

Two easy steps to apply for membership

  1. Apply via our online application form below
  2. Once you’ve received your approval by email you will then be able to login to complete your detailed profile and access the payment gateway to finalise your membership.

Your benefits will commence once the payment has been finalised.

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