Business Growth

Whether you’re a technology start-up, an emerging, or established business, there are ample organisations within New Zealand that are keen to help support you and your business growth. From creating clear roadmaps for your business, providing network connections, educational resources, or advice on going global, here are a few entities that may be able to help you with your business growth.

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Rapid and intensive product development workshops for cohorts of start-ups.
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Creative HQ: Climate Response Accelerator

A 12-week programme designed to help impact-focused entrepreneurs solve some of our planet’s most urgent challenges

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Creative HQ: Impact Accelerator

A three-month business acceleration programme that will fast-track the growth of sustainable, high-impact companies in Aotearoa

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KiwiNet: PreSeed Accelerator

A trans-tasman pre-accelerator programme to help validate deep-tech solutions to a real-world problems

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Developed for Māori, by Māori, this is a 12-week Kaupapa-based start-up accelerator that supports impact-positive early-stage Māori-led enterprises on a journey to sustainable business growth

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LIC: Agcelerator Fund

The LIC AgCelerator Fund is a corporate venture fund specifically designed to invest in external start-up companies in the dairy farming industry

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Ministry of Awesome: Electrify Accelerator

New Zealand’s only all-ecosystem-backed, start-up accelerator for women founders

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Orion Energy Accelerator

A 10 week accelerator programme that supports high impact energy innovations that will help New Zealand move towards a carbon neutral future

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Soda: Rise Up

Seed grant and accelerator programme for ambitious female founders

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Sprout Agritech

12-week accelerator programme for agri-tech and food-tech entrepreneurs

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The Startmate Accelerator unleashes the ambition of Australia and New Zealand’s best founders, and propels them toward their goals

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Te Tītoki Mataora, MedTech Translator

A multi-faceted initiative focused on growing Aotearoa New Zealand's deep-tech sector by supporting research and industry that address healthcare needs. Includes an research accelerator programme and health-tech capability programme

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A 12-week values-based startup programme designed to unleash the ambitions of māori and pasifika entrepreneurs. Delivered by HTK Group