Creative HQ news stories
Kiwi ingenuity set to shake up keyboard hardware market
Kiwi ingenuity has created new waves in the hardware space, with Wellington-based MoErgos successfully achieving enough Kickstarter funding for their Glove80 wireless keyboard.
Kiwi fintech startup looks to expand following investment success
Hnry have expanded their office space in Wellington as they look to further invest into technology, bring more value to customers, hire more staff and begin trials to expand into overseas markets.
Creative HQ & Beca to create innovation opportunities
Creative HQ will work with Asia-Pacific based professional consultancy firm Beca on a partnership that will bring Beca’s services closer to A/NZ innovators.
Venture Up accelerator kicks off this month
New Zealand’s aspiring leaders and entrepreneurs are about to put their best feet forward for the launch of the Venture Up 2019 youth accelerator this month.
Lightning Lab accelerator delves into tourism
“It’s great to see the tourism sector taking a proactive and collaborative approach to innovation."
Meet the finalists in the 2018 Young Enterprise Alumni Awards
Sharesies, Banqer, Creative HQ, Kiwibank and Girlboss NZ are just four of the standout finalists in this year’s Young Enterprise Alumni Awards
Venture Up accelerator for young entepreneurs coming to Queenstown
The mountainous backdrop of Queenstown is set to become the location of Creative HQ’s newest 2019 Venture Up accelerator for young entrepreneurs.
CreativeHQ & Centrality launch blockchain accelerator programme
Using Creative HQ’s Lightning Lab, the Centrality Accelerator will support ventures to become business-ready and trained for success.
Lightning Lab Govtech Accelerator kicks off in Wellington
The Lightning Lab Govtech Accelerator Bootcamp is officially in motion as teams converge on Wellington to put their ideas to the test.
Moment of truth for fintech accelerator participants
“The startups this year are a step up again from the ventures involved in the inaugural accelerator."
Kiwi fintech startups need to focus more on Asian markets
Kiwi startups can learn much from what’s happening in Fintech markets in China, India and Vietnam.
Callaghan Innovation welcomes new board members
George Gong is an entrepreneur and angel investor with more than 20 years, and Stefan Korn was a member Callaghan’s Stakeholder Advisory Group.
Lightning Lab Demo Day set to showcase electricity innovation
The lightbulb moments from will provide interesting insight into the future of the country’s electricity market.
Legal advice for startups: what to know from the get go
Chapman Tripp talks about the three major legal topics most vital to startups: founder agreements, intellectual property, and contracts.
Creative HQ appoints Roanne Parker to Board of Directors
Parker is looking forward to “getting government and corporate NZ accountable and involved in the startup infrastructure.
Māori entrepreneurs invited to take part in first govt-supported accelerator programme
Kōkiri is the name of New Zealand’s very first government-supported business accelerator programme for Māori, and it's looking for 10 participants.
Calling all early-stage Wellington eco-startups: The Low Carbon Challenge is back
Six teams with ideas in the areas of waste, transport, housing, building and energy will be accepted as part of the eight-week programme.
Regional startups gain access to more incubator services
Callaghan has awarded six providers, some in BoP, Gisborne, and Hawkes Bay, one and two-year contracts for founder incubator services.
Kiwibank Accelerator & Simmonds Stewart to mentor NZ's promising FinTech startups
Creative HQ and Kiwibank launch the new Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator, and now they have gained the support of law firm Simmonds Stewart.
NZ’s first FinTech Accelerator unveiled to help Kiwi start-ups soar
It has been released to turn great ideas into fledgling businesses and help NZ grow its share of a burgeoning global $1 trillion (NZD) industry.
Creative HQ champions the Chinese startup that's embracing Kiwi innovation
New Zealand innovators now might have more of an entry point into China thanks to Wellington-based innovators Creative HQ & a Chinese startup company.
Wellington event takes a closer look at Lean Startup Methodology
“We are keen to see the impact this thinking will have on New Zealand organisations aiming to stay competitive in the face of dynamic market forces."
Online course to support Kiwi entrepreneurs
“For those whose idea currently exists solely on the back of a napkin, it is hard to know where to start.”
Creative HQ unleashes innovation opportunities for NZ SMBs
"Startup companies and big business make a powerful partnership. When done right it’s a win-win."