Our Partners

We are fortunate to work with partners who share our goal of creating a thriving New Zealand economy.

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The University of Auckland Business School has a mission to develop the graduates, knowledge and ideas needed to grow the productivity and international competitiveness of New Zealand. The School's Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is integral to this process. At the forefront of capability-building in the Southern Hemisphere, the Centre delivers programmes and initiatives designed to foster the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship across the entire University. We inspire and enable this mindset in all initiatives, whether students choose to work in large global corporates or emerging start-ups. Together we are building a bridge to a better world. Find out how you can become involved by visiting their website.

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Growth is key to your success, which means working with someone who looks for ways to say yes, who welcomes challenges, and has bold aspirations to succeed – just like you. It’s why BNZ created BNZ Partners, a business bank uniquely designed to put your needs at the centre and surround you with the right expertise at every stage. They are the only bank structured in this way, which is why New Zealand’s fastest growing businesses choose to bank with them. BNZ Partners – Building your bank around you. Get in touch to see how they can help you.

You can call us on 0800 273 916

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Callaghan Innovation is the government’s business innovation agency. We’re here to liberate innovators.

We help turn startups into success stories through our accelerator and incubator programmes that connect businesses to the networks, capability and funding they need to make their ideas happen. We challenge both our customers and New Zealand to step up to the challenge of technological change.

We have more than 200 of New Zealand's leading scientists dedicated to solving tough technical problems, our programmes help hundreds of companies improve their ability to innovate, and we boost business R&D through more than $140m a year in grants.

Contact us on 0800 422 552

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Hawkes Bay entrepreneur Rod Drury is the founder and CEO of Xero, a leading international cloud accounting solution for small business. Xero is passionate about growing the NZ economy by supporting the success of Kiwi businesses with small business accounting software that’s simple, smart and occasionally magical.

Xero offers:

  • Cloud accounting software that allows customers to login and view your cash flow.
  • A mobile app to reconcile, send invoices or create expense claims.
  • Faster payments with online invoicing.
  • Reconcile in a matter of seconds by importing and categorising your latest bank transactions.