We support innovative startups to thrive.

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Startups are at the heart of everything we do.

We are now taking applications for our next Climate Response Accelerator.

Teams chosen from across Aotearoa, New Zealand, will receive coaching, mentorship, and essential tools and resources to support their progression through every stage of development.

Selection panel is in early February with the Accelerator kicking off mid March for 12 weeks.

Just launched

Climate Response Accelerator 2024

Application are now open

Find out where you fit

If you are a NZ based startup, book a 30 min free call with our startup team.

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Benji Pritchard

Innovation specialist

Let’s get started

Select your current growth stage and take the next step in your innovation journey.

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I have an idea

You are working on an idea and looking for some help to build it out and get some business skills along the way. 

Founder Launch – free e-learning modules to help you navigate getting your business started.

Startup Sessions – a free speaker and workshop series for early stage founders to upskill in business skills. 

1:1s – book a free 30 minute session with one of our innovation specialists to get some advice, guidance and help navigating the startup ecosystem. 

Young Founders – this is our programme for 17-25 year old founders looking to move their idea or business forward. Click here to register your interest in being a part of a future Young Founders programme. 

Tell us more.

Startup founders in workshop

I have a startup

You are ready to give your startup a good shot. 

Accelerators – Our three-month accelerator programmes are a kick-start for startup founders looking to grow fast and scale globally. They give you the opportunity to focus on your startup supported by expert coaches and mentors. You will join a cohort of founders going through the same journey. We are looking for founders who are ready to catapult their vision. 

Click here to register you interest in being a part of a future accelerator.

Scaleup Wellington – In partnership with WellingtonNZ this programme is for Wellington-based, scalable tech companies. If you are looking to be a part of our workspace and get customised support from our team and network we’d love to help.

Startup community

I want to join the startup ecosystem

We’re passionate about fostering a thriving community of entrepreneurs. We’re committed to building an open and inclusive network to provide you with the support you need in your founder journey. Come along to one of our events to meet other entrepreneurs, book a desk to work from the space or join the conversation on our slack channel.

Find out more

“Great space to work from, fantastic energetic group to be around which was super motivating. Peer sessions were a great opportunity to learn from others and help too.”

Derelee Potroz-Smith

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