Centre for
growth &
innovation

 

 

 

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.

 

Te Ōhaka is the home of high-growth startups in Christchurch.

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.

The Te Ōhaka Startup Incubation Programme

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

Check out our latest news

Have a look at our latest news stories and commentary from our team and success stories. If you have something you'd like to contribute, please get in touch with our curator at info@teohaka.co.nz.

June 9th, 2021

Christchurch Mayor introduced to Te Ōhaka

It’s not every day that the Mayor visits campus, so it was a…

May 31st, 2021

From student to Datacom: How working with startup helped an Ara student accelerate his career

Arriving in New Zealand as an international student in Feb 2020, recent Ara…

April 29th, 2021

Meet Datch – The world’s first intelligent voice AI for industrial environments

What is your name? Aric Thorn – Chief Product Officer What is your…