18th May - Business Accelerator Funding Welcomed

The Government’s announcement of continued early stage business funding reflects the success of business accelerator programmes, says Wellington startup hub Creative HQ. During a live interview at the Lightning Lab XX accelerator, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced yesterday the Government would invest $15 million over four years to support the development of early stage…

15th October - NZ Entrepreneurs To Demo Startup Business Ideas For Venture Capital

Lightning Lab will deliver two demo days in November, one for each of the two verticals currently in session – Lighting Lab Digital in Christchurch and Lightning Lab Manufacturing in Wellington. Ticket priority will be given to stakeholders and investors. A live stream will be available for anyone unable to attend. Demo Days are a…