14th October - Introducing the Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator

Creative HQ is excited to be launching New Zealand’s first FinTech Accelerator. A three-month programme designed to turn fledgling businesses into global success stories that could help New Zealand grow its share of a burgeoning global $1 trillion (NZD) industry. CEO Stefan Korn said that there is already a surge of FinTech startups in New…

17th May - R9 Accelerator – Week 9 & 10 Insights from our NZ Entrepreneurs & Government Innovators

This post is the sixth in our fortnightly series documenting the successes, challenges and overall progress of the NZ entrepreneurs and govt innovators currently working on government/business interaction opportunities as part of the R9 Accelerator, powered by Better for Business and based out of Creative HQ. Each post alternates between the 9 teams to profile half each…

15th October - Government Panel on Business Leadership and Digital Innovation in NZ at Lean 15

For the first time in Australasia, LEAN 15 offers attendees world-class speakers, interactive workshops, and engaging discussions in an event set to disrupt, challenge and inspire. Delivered by Creative HQ, the inaugural LEAN 15 conference brought together sixteen lean entrepreneurs who will be sharing their vast experience and advice on implementing lean practices into existing businesses,…

14th October - Starting a Business using a Lean Business Plan Template

Justin Wilcox was one of the sixteen lean entrepreneurs speaking at the LEAN 15 conference that took place in Wellington in October. This event, coordinated by Creative HQ, was a chance for anyone to learn about lean startup methodologies, not only startups, but non-profits, services, government and corporates too. The three-day event took place in…

1st October - Rod Snodgrass on Business Innovation Strategies for Startups and Corporates

Rod Snodgrass is one of sixteen experts on lean business coming together to bring us LEAN 15. The three-day conference has been coordinated by Creative HQ, and is a series of presentations, discussions and workshops, exposing attendees to new way of thinking about business. Corporates, government, service industries and non-profits all have something to take…

1st October - Learn How Applying Lean Product Development Strategies Yield Faster Results

LEAN 15 is coming to Wellington this October, in a three-day event the first of its kind in Australasia. The conference, coordinated by Creative HQ, is centered on the lean startup business model, and is a series of presentations, discussions, and workshops delivered by 16 lean experts from New Zealand and overseas. Alan Gourdie is…