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PowerUp Business Ready

PowerUp Business Ready Q&A – A catalyst for entrepreneurial success in Taranaki


The PowerUp Business Ready programme, an initiative from Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki has officially wrapped up for a second year, taking sixteen budding entrepreneurs through a comprehensive eight-week programme. Designed to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Taranaki, the programme equips early-stage entrepreneurs with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to validate their big […]

Privahini Bradoo

AANZ brings “Perfect Entrepreneur” back to Aotearoa to share insights


A New Zealand educated scientist turned entrepreneur Dr Privahini (Priv) Bradoo, Cofounder and CEO of US AI startup Plank, returned to New Zealand from the US earlier this year to connect with early-stage investors at multiple Angel Association New Zealand (AANZ) events. The AANZ with support from New Zealand Growth Capital Partners (NZGCP) hosted Bradoo […]

PowerUp Podcast

PowerUp Podcast Season Four – Trailblazing Taranaki tales unwrapped


Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki has released the final three episodes of its PowerUp Podcast, Season Four, hosted by business advocate and CEO of NZ Story, David Downs. Each episode of the PowerUp Podcast features a prominent Taranaki entrepreneur who is making waves with their trailblazing spirit and innovative approach. Through candid conversations they share […]


Manawatū businesses to benefit from partnership between CEDA and ManawaTech


Businesses in the Manawatū will benefit from a new partnership between CEDA and ManawaTech as they support the Summer of Tech programme in 2024. With an aim to increase the number of recent tech graduates moving to the region, they will cover the Summer of Tech registration fee for participating businesses as well as co-funding […]

Callaghan Innovation

Time to start your first real R&D project? Apply for up to $400,000 in co-funding


Callaghan Innovation’s New to R&D Grant was created to support entrepreneurs at the start of their innovation journey. Those entrepreneurs have formed a business around their exciting new idea or concept, are looking for some initial research and development (R&D) funding and would benefit from starting their own in-house R&D programme. The grant comes in […]

Young Enterprise Trust

Māori and Pasifika young entrepreneurs navigate 36-hour Business Challenge


Forty-five exceptional rangatahi Māori and Pasifika young minds from high schools across Aotearoa were united in Tamaki Makaurau Auckland last week to attend the entrepreneurial education programme, ‘Young Navigators,’ by Young Enterprise Trust. The initiative, sponsored by One NZ, alongside Pacific Business Trust, and New Zealand Māori Tourism, is designed to immerse Māori and Pasifika […]