For startups

Learning for startups

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There is plenty of support available across Aotearoa for all kinds of startups, and at the different stages of their journey.

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Our programmes 

Callaghan Innovation plays an important role as a catalyst for startups and entrepreneurs, by helping to fund startup support organisations, and grow the next generation of innovators. We have a number of programmes currently on offer:

Beyond IP: Intangible asset management programme

Work with seasoned assets experts for up to 12 months on how to maximise intangible assets—which make up as much as 80% of the value of a modern business. 


Product 360: Product commercialisation

Tap into this free central resource hub to help businesses identify their unique commercialisation needs, as well as any potential roadblocks, to help avoid costly backtracking and time delays in product development. 


Capital Education workshop

Join this online workshop and video series programme to navigate the complex capital raising process in New Zealand.


Aronui: Industry 4.0 navigator experience

Explore the advantages of building digital technologies into your business model, with this guided tour of Callaghan Innovation's free interactive learning space.


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Other resources and directories

There is plenty of other support for startups, beyond the programmes offered by Callaghan Innovation. These directories and resources contain information about support organisations, resources and events. For industry-specific information, visit our Industries page.



Updated: 14 March 2023