PASPALIS INNOVATION INVESTMENT

Wholesale Investors

Wholesale Investment

Paspalis is focused on investing in high-growth companies in the Northern Territory and actively co-invests with a variety of National and International professional investment groups including venture capital companies, Government investment groups and Angel Investors.

Migrate to the Northern Territory

Paspalis attracts skilled migrants and innovation investment to the Northern Territory through the Migrant Innovation NT program (MINT). See below.

Register Interest

If you are interested in becoming a wholesale investor with Paspalis contact us below.

About MINT

To access MINT contact Paspalis directly or an approved migration professional (see panel agents below).

APPLICATIONS FOR THE MINT PROGRAM ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED.

NEW MINT PROGRAM APPLICATIONS FOR FY2024-25 MUST BE MADE EITHER TO PASPALIS OR THROUGH AN APPROVED MIGRATION PANEL AGENT FROM THE APPROVED LIST BELOW.

FOR MINT PROGRAM APPLICATIONS MADE PRIOR TO 1ST JULY 2024 PLEASE CONTINUE TO WORK WITH YOUR PREVIOUS YEAR APPROVED MIGRATION PANEL AGENT.

The Migrant Innovation Northern Territory (MINT) program attracts skilled migrants to Australia’s Northern Territory. MINT is an initiative owned and managed by MINT Management Pty Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary company of Paspalis.

The MINT program assists overseas nationals who have demonstrated their commitment to supporting the NT’s innovation ecosystem by investing in venture capital projects which provide an economic benefit to the Northern Territory innovation ecosystem.

The program is supported by the NTG. Migrate for business or migrate to work.

MINT Objectives

The MINT program seeks to:

  • Raise start-up capital for the Northern Territory innovation ecosystem providing support for growth companies at the Darwin Innovation Hub

  • Leverage visa programs managed by the Northern Territory Government

  • Maintain the integrity of the Northern Territory Government Nomination programs.

  • Support Nominations of those genuine applicants that will not only benefit the Northern Territory through the introduction of venture capital, but also through a population increase, filling skills shortages and undertaking business activities of benefit to the Northern Territory.

  • Ensure that local Northern Territorians are not disadvantaged through the Nomination of skilled migrants.

MINT Criteria

To be eligible for Northern Territory Government nomination MINT program participants must meet the following criteria.

Common criteria

Applicants must:

  • demonstrate they will live in the Northern Territory (i.e. will reside in the Northern Territory) and meet the standard genuine intention criteria put in place for all applicants;

  • demonstrate they have a clear understanding of what the criteria are and what their obligations are;

  • have sufficient funds of their own for settlement;

  • provide fulsome and accurate applications;

  • must disclose all relevant information;

  • not have Links to Other Regions of Australia, unless they also have Strong Links to the Northern Territory;

  • if they do not have Strong Links to the Northern Territory they may only be eligible for a provisional visa.

  • meet Australian Government threshold criteria; and

  • submit Nomination applications though the relevant application process within 2 months of signing an agreement with Paspalis Group.

Skilled migration specific criteria

Applicants must:

  • meet Australian Government threshold criteria for the relevant visa;

  • be nominated for an occupation on the relevant Northern Territory skilled occupation list AND on the relevant Australian Government occupation list; and

  • must not be an International Student, unless they have Strong Links to the Northern Territory

Panel Agents and Lawyers

For new applications FY 2024 – FY 2025

Mr. (John) Jun Cao
(MARN# 0961126)

Managing Director
Nudraft Professional Services
Mob + 61 411 731 299
WeChat ID johncao1202
jcao@nudraft.com.au
Web npsaustralia.com.au

Offices in Melbourne, Darwin, Shanghai and Hong Kong

Ms. Hongmei (Katherine) Chen
(MARN# 0428973)

Migration Agent and Founder
Laurel International
Mob +61 408 128 528
WeChat ID katherinechm
Katherinechen@laurelintl.com.au
Web laurelint.com

Offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Darwin, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Xiamen

Mr. (Charlie) Long Do
(MARN# 1805823)

Director
Vision First Consulting Group
Mob/Viber +61 449 511 881
long.do@vfconsulting.com.au
Web visionfirstconsulting.com

Offices in Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide and Ho Chi Minh

Jurisdiction focus on Vietnam

Ms. Maggie Meng Li
(MARN# 1169782)

Director
Hays Immigration Service
Mob +61 422 833 958
admin@haysmigration.com.au
Web haysmigration.com.au

Offices in Adelaide, Hobart, Darwin and Melbourne

Ms. Jane Shi
(MARN# 0958209)

Registered Migration Agent
Montgomery International Consultants
Mob +61 4 3021 4868
jane.shi@montic.com.au
Web montic.com.au

Offices in Melbourne, Adelaide, Darwin, Shanghai and Wuxi

Mrs. Grace Xie
(MARN# 0211694)

Managing Director
Australian Migration & Recruitment Consulting
Mob +61 409 550 495
grace@austmigrate.com.au
Web austmigrate.com.au

Offices in Melbourne, Darwin, Chengdu, Suzhou and Ho Chi Minh City

Ms. Jie Zhan (Cathleen)
(MARN# 0639485)

Migration Agent
Australia Visa Link
Mob +61 433 008 494
WeChat ID cathleenzhan
cath@ozvisalink.com
Web ozvisalink.com

Offices in GuangZhou, Melbourne, Box Hill, Sydney, Hong Kong and Shanghai

How to become a Panel Agent / Lawyer

Applications to become a Panel Agent/ Lawyer is currently closed and may be open again at the end of financial year.

Please check this website closer to the end of financial year date for more information.
Mint Manager

MINT Program Manager
Annie Jiang

Our MINT Program Manager is available at +618 8943 0600 or compliance@paspalis.com.au to facilitate further questions about the program.

Disclaimer

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