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…

22nd March - R9 Accelerator – Week 1 & 2 Insights from our NZ Entrepreneurs & Government Innovators

This post is the second 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 10 teams to profile 5 each…

28th September - Lean Entrepreneurship: Changing the Way We Look at Education – Chris Clay

Chris Clay is one of sixteen lean entrepreneurs speaking at the upcoming LEAN 15 conference in Wellington, New Zealand. This event, delivered by Creative HQ, is a chance to learn about lean startup methodologies, the future of business, and how these tools are relevant not only to startups, but non-profits, services, government and corporates too….

25th September - Tim Pointer on Lean Management Principles for Customer Data

The LEAN 15 conference will soon be upon us, hitting Wellington in early October with sixteen lean entrepreneurs speaking, including Tim Pointer. Creative HQ has coordinated the event, which is the first of its kind in Australasia, providing a chance to learn about how the lean startup business model is valid across all realms of…

25th September - Applying Lean Methodology Principles to Build Creative Teams

Wellington is welcoming sixteen lean innovators this October, who will be speaking at the LEAN 15 conference. Josh Seiden is one of those sixteen, and he will be speaking about designing the social systems needed for today’s products and services, as well presenting a workshop about identifying opportunities for innovation. LEAN 15 here to educate…

17th September - Ben Kepes Explains What is Lean and Why You Should Care

This October Creative HQ is bringing the LEAN 15 conference to Wellington. Sixteen lean entrepreneurs with a diverse range of backgrounds will be speaking, including Christchurch’s Ben Kepes, who is also the MC of the event. For those wanting to know what is lean innovation and how to get the most out of applying lean methodologies…