Te Ōhaka – Centre for Growth and Innovation is wholly dedicated to supporting, nurturing, and growing New Zealand start-ups and innovators with bold ambition and the drive to transform our world by staying true to the principles of Kaitiakitanga and culturally intelligent business.
It is Christchurch’s official home for early-stage high growth start-ups, as acknowledged by the partnership between Ministry of Awesome, Ara Institute of Canterbury and ChristchurchNZ.
We work with bold startups with global ambition across all sectors, at their early stage.
At Komodo, our software takes the guesswork out of student wellbeing, so that boarding schools can formulate the best strategies that protect and improve the health and happiness of their students
Co-founder and CEO
We're developing an aerospace solution that disperses fog to provide the visibility that pilots and air traffic controllers require. We achieve this through dispersing a hygroscopic powder from a drone to absorb the moisture in the air. By doing so we can quickly eliminate fog disruption, allowing air travel with increased safety and certainty.
Founder and CEO
We're a software company solving the most complex problems in the automotive parts industry, providing data and tools for parts businesses to succeed online.
Co-founder and COO
Te Ōhaka is the innovation space for startups who think bold. It’s where the high growth start-up community lives and where members collaborate, emulate and press accelerate.
✓ Receive mentorship from our expert startup mentors and sector-leading advisors
✓ Opportunity to pitch practice and get introduced to potential investors
✓ Customised masterclasses and training workshops facilitated by industry-leading experts
✓ Surrounded by a community of talented founders with whom you can exchange ideas and collaborate
✓ Access to a strong talent pipeline from Ara Institute of Canterbury
✓ A co-working office space and a fixed ‘home’ where your company will thrive
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