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New Innovation Partnership To Help Improve New Zealanders’ Lives

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 9:23 am | Creative HQ

New Zealanders are set to benefit from a new partnership that will help government agencies devise innovative solutions to important issues, such as housing inequality, clean water and sanitation, as well as health and wellbeing. The three-year sponsorship ... More >>

Tackling Some Of Aotearoa's Biggest Issues. Eight Government Teams Find Solutions.

Monday, 7 December 2020, 10:40 am | Creative HQ

Bright ideas and finding ways to unlock innovation early are key to creating a better future. Governments are faced with increasingly complex problems. They need a process to put citizens at the centre of problem-solving to ensure solutions implemented ... More >>

MOD Returns To Wellington To Celebrate Human-centered Design

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 8:52 am | Creative HQ

New Zealanders are invited to join a one-week celebration of human-centered design, from 12-16 October. The festival will take place in venues around Wellington region. Alongside the traditional physical events, this year’s programme will also include ... More >>

Strong progress for tourism startups

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:21 am | Creative HQ

Alumni of New Zealand’s first business accelerator focused solely on tourism are making inroads towards growing their startups in the sector. More >>

Future of NZ tourism being built in Christchurch

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 9:45 am | Creative HQ

The future of New Zealand’s tourism industry is being shaped by startups taking part in Lightning Lab Tourism: a three month accelerator based at Christchurch Airport. The accelerator is focusing on building a sustainable innovation ecosystem for the ... More >>

Inaugural Lightning Lab GovTech Demo Day deemed huge success

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 4:20 pm | Creative HQ

New tech and entrepreneurial thinking is looking to save albatross from extinction, giving Kiwis a blockchain-based digital identity, and humanising the way agencies prevent and respond to family violence in Aotearoa. More >>

ADRI a finalist in prestigious Islamic Creative Competition

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 1:50 pm | Creative HQ

New Zealand Company ADRI, becomes a finalist in the prestigious Islamic Creative Economy Competition ADRI makes it easy to find digital academic papers and literature in Arabic, aiming to revolutionise Arabic scholarship. [Wellington, New Zealand] ... More >>

Financial Technology Ventures Line up

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 3:57 pm | Creative HQ

Whether you’re a freelancer wanting an easier way to do your taxes, you’re wanting to make informed financial decisions, or you’re looking for a whānau-based P2P lender, the companies taking part in the second Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator have ... More >>

Global Govtech Accelerator to Drive Public Sector Innovation

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 11:39 am | Creative HQ

The challenges facing governments around the world have never been more significant. Problems like global warming, cybersecurity and privacy are “big-picture” problems, but there are also the day-to-day challenges of digital transformation, citizen-centric ... More >>

EduHack: Latin America

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 1:26 pm | Creative HQ

The newly formed Latin America Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPE) and Creative HQ have come together to bring you the first-ever Latin American EduHack. EduHack provides the opportunity for teachers, parents, career advisors, educational designers, ... More >>

Labour Over 50%, National Below 20% in Youth

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:14 pm | Creative HQ

Young people are more mobilised, informed and vocal than ever - mostly thanks to the internet and, in particular, social media. More >>

Wellington tech hub to host evening for young entrepreneurs

Monday, 22 May 2017, 11:25 am | Creative HQ

Wellington tech hub CreativeHQ is hosting a ‘Startup War Stories’ panel discussion on May 23rd. The event will feature renowned angel investor Trevor Dickinson and local young entrepreneurs Steph Benseman (Filtr) and Jordan Lilley (Leaping Tiger) ... More >>

Business Accelerator Funding Welcomed

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 4:07 pm | Creative HQ

The Government’s announcement of continued early stage business funding reflects the success of business accelerator programmes, says Wellington startup hub Creative HQ. More >>

Strategic Alliance to Help NZ Enterprise Grow

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 10:01 am | Creative HQ

STRATEGIC ALLIANCE TO HELP NEW ZEALAND ENTERPRISE GROW Wellington’s start-up base Creative HQ and social enterprise supporters Ākina Foundation are excited to announce a strategic alliance to help New Zealand enterprise grow. Creative HQ’s Chief Executive ... More >>

Partnership delivers over $20 million in cloud credits

Monday, 16 November 2015, 9:22 am | Creative HQ

The partnership between Lightning Lab and Microsoft New Zealand has been backing some of New Zealand’s most promising startup companies and is now worth over $20 million in cloud credits. More >>

Online Course rolls out to support NZs budding entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 9:31 am | Creative HQ

Online Course rolls out to support New Zealand’s budding entrepreneurs Creative HQ and Pollenizer are happy to announce the roll out of 60-Day Startup, a flexible online course that enables users to work on their startup ideas from anywhere in ... More >>

Unprecedented Capital Raise Brings ‘Joiy’ for Founders

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 9:27 am | Creative HQ

Global markets are firmly in the sights of Archer McRae Beverages after closing a $1.35 million funding round this month, with their flagship beverage ‘Joiy’ - the largest single capital raise of a Creative HQ start-up. More >>

HydroWeb Joins Creative HQ’s Global Growth Programme

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 11:11 am | Creative HQ

Creative HQ, Wellington’s startup base, welcomes its first startup of 2015 into its Global Growth Programme, HydroWeb. Founded by Tal Meser and Benjamin Fleming, HydroWeb is a cloud platform for web development agencies to remotely manage their ... More >>

Victoria Crone and Suse Reynolds Join CHQ Board

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 11:09 am | Creative HQ

Creative HQ, Wellington’s startup base, has appointed two new directors to its Board – Victoria Crone of Xero and Suse Reynolds of Angel Association New Zealand. More >>

Creative HQ Extends Partnership with CityLink

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 10:25 am | Creative HQ

Creative HQ, Wellington’s startup base, has extended its partnership with CityLink to bring internet and WiFi services to startups free of cost at Creative HQ’s new premises in the Hope Gibbons building in Wellington. More >>