Eco-system and Resources

Connections start with us.

Entrepreneurs and high growth startups are critical to Christchurch's success as the City of Opportunity. The great news is that - if you're an entrepreneur or innovator in Christchurch - there is an incredibly supportive and well-equipped ecosystem.

If you're not sure where to start, start with us. Join the community, we'll get you into the network, and celebrate every step of your journey!

Innovation Ecosystem Map

A few years ago we created this guide alongside ChristchurchNZ - our city's economic development agency.  We are currently updating the guide but it is stilll helpful resource for new entrants into the Christchurch entrepreneurial, startup, and innovation scene.

Click here to see who can help you take your idea, business, start-up, social enterprise and/or project ot the next stage:


You can download these resources listed below to receive knowledge you need for your startup and as an entrepreneur. 

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Social Enterprises in New Zealand - A legal handbook by Steven Moe


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Start-ups Legal Toolkit 2018 - Parry Field Lawyers


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Startup Breakfast Club - Digital Marketing (Speakers Notes)

Key Ecosystem Players: