Creative HQ’s investment in its portfolio companies is not a passing commitment. It’s a partnership. The businesses below represent those we see are worth the investment. Creative HQ also has several science ventures under development with its partner institutions – shaping and proving science into a marketable product. More information on science commercialisation
Companies who have been through Creative HQ are growing on average 40% per annum. Check out our Exits
Here is our current crop of startup businesses.
Most companies rely on data they do not control. Customers, vendors, and internal teams provide spreadsheets, text files and database extracts that underpin critical business processes. A common issue for business IT departments is fixing data feeds that have broken due to unexpected changes.
At Eight Wire, we are building SaaS applications to allow businesses to exchange data and fix errors before they impact on business systems. Using Conductor, a business user can build a process to move CSV, Excel, XML or database data between servers and external providers in a few minutes. The key difference is we can automatically fix data errors before they impact on destination systems, saving our customers time and money.
PriceTech creates solutions that implement the right price at the right time for the right product by predicting how customers buy, what they are willing to pay, and how their purchasing behaviour works.
Innate’s research and development over the past few years has brought about a commercial solution to an age old problem. The main product is currently employing their innovative non-synthetic delivery system for preserving active ingredients in personal care products and within the dairy industry. The technology delivers resinous active ingredients into aqueous solutions in order to open up the potential applications.
Noble Bond Ltd. have developed an innovative process that can enhance the inherent properties of NZ’s finest wools and natural fibres and provide the basis of a unique range of luxury yarns, fabrics, textiles and carpets ideally suited to international luxury markets. A pioneering approach, premium NZ wool is umbued with nanogold, producing a boutique range of naturally coloured wool textiles called Aulana.
Joiy is a wine that dispenses with traditional wine marketing boundaries and makes wine accessible to a broader market with huge scalable potential across the world. The wine industry is awash with vast amounts of individual labels that have in turn diminished their brand power. These labels all reflect the producers story and relate little to the consumer. Joiy’s marketing is all about the consumer.
Wetox is a continuous process based upon catalysed wet air oxidation. In a specially designed reactor, under high pressure and temperatures the sludge is deconstructed to its base components such as water, carbon dioxide and carboxylic acid. With Wetox, valuable nutrients and minerals are released and can be recovered for reuse. Wetox also has the potential to capture heat from the reaction turning it into electricity.
MyINFOSAFE is a secure digital vault for your PC. You can use it to safely store all of your, and your family’s personal information. You can also back up your data and run it from a USB stick so you can take your information with you when you are away from home and access it from any windows PC.
Popdoc is a software tool for formatting of brand-centric desktop documents with ‘automagic’ outputting to multiple channels including a branded HTML microsite, print and web PDF’s, and e-book formats.
Global Review of Wellbeing
GROW (Global Review of Wellbeing) uses recognised but advanced techniques to measure psychological wellbeing, or happiness. We can tell if you or your team are as happy as you can be, and we can tell you what you can do about it.
Quoteworks uses online/offline and social media to generate qualified business leads for an ever expanding range of service categories, and match those leads against the registered service providers in our system and offer them to purchase on a first-in-first-served basis. No log in/out, no joining fees, no fixed or monthly fees – it is the most cost effective, and only guaranteed, way of getting real business leads for every marketing dollar spent.
ISO Systems is an earthquake mitigation system for residential property.
Social Samplr aims to be the world leader in providing pay-as-you-go social media monitoring based on a fully automated social media monitoring platform
Fiero is a consumer games developer and also provides game based solutions for business problems.