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COVID-19 Startup Information Pack

Thank you to our friends at Startup Dunedin for sharing these resources and to Mackenzie Dowson for her excellent work in creating them.

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Posted 9 days ago

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7 Practical tips to help your startup through Covid19

Like every small business in the world right now, New Zealand's early stage startups are so vulnerable.

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Posted 9 days ago

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Should startups use Business Model Canvas or Lean Canvas?

Where the Business Model Canvas tries to provide a complete model which encapsulates many types of business, the Lean Canvas focuses more on customer problems and solutions.

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Posted 32 days ago

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Christchurch startup & innovation fixture moves monthly

From now on, Coffee & Jam will be a monthly event instead of weekly.And each event is scheduled to be on the second Tuesday of each month.

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Posted 52 days ago

Awesome Bulletin

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Awesome Bulletin #4

Awesome Bulletin

At last month's Startup Breakfast Club, we caught up with Krissy Sadler-Bridge of MYOB, Jen Heuett from Altitude Media and Luke Eason from Harvey Cameron.

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Posted 9 months ago

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Awesome Bulletin #1

Awesome Bulletin

Our new and improved monthly Awesome Bulletin - this one’s all about startup funding featuring insight from those who have been there and done that including Marian Johnson, Ben Kepes,...

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Posted 13 months ago

Awesome Stories

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Awesome Story #3 Feat: Andrew Moss

Awesome Stories

Andrew is the owner and operator of the Flipout trampoline arena in Christchurch, one of the largest of its kind in the world and part of the world-renowned Flipout franchise.

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Posted 2 years ago

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Awesome Story #2 Feat: April McLennan

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April has a mission to equip young New Zealanders with the self-awareness, confidence and opportunities to pursue and excel in work they are passionate about.

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Posted 2 years ago

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Awesome Story #1 Feat: Magda Lorenzo

Awesome Stories

Magdalena Lorenzo has always loved reading and she is an avid user of public transport.

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Posted 3 years ago

In The News

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Trans Tasman Collaboration sets startups up for success

In The News

Christchurch’s Ministry of Awesome has just inked a startup exchange partnership offering NZ startups a New South Wales beachhead and introductions to established networks that can help them crack the...

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Posted 7 months ago

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The End Game that Startups Need to Think About

In The News

When starting a business, it's also important to think about the day you'll leave it.

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Posted 16 months ago

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Ministry of Awesome and Ara create new innovation hub.

In The News

Ara Institute of Canterbury to become more Awesome.

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Posted 20 months ago

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An awesome enterprise: Q&A with the Ministry of Awesome’s Chief Awesome Officer Marian Johnson

In The News

A social enterprise established in the dark days post-quake to encourage positivity, collaboration, activation and support for a city that was struggling to survive, the Ministry of Awesome is a...

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Posted 20 months ago

FoodStarter

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The single most critical step to take before you start your business.

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You are an ardent moviegoer who makes the weekly pilgrimage to the nearest cinema but it’s a hassle for you to check all the different cinema websites for times and...

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Posted 20 months ago