In addition to our fantastic global startup mentors network, and connections with leading investors, we have assembled a collection of perks and tools that will assist you in building your startup. 

This is all thanks to the generous organisations below who are committed to supporting startup innovation in Aotearoa New Zealand.

AWS Activate

On-demand cloud computing platforms

  • Receive up to US$100,000 worth of AWS Activate credit and elevated support via AWS Business Support. Credits expire after 1 or 2 years
  • For Series A and earlier startups
  • Receive also AWS Business or AWS Developer Support for 1 year from AWS experts, including architectural guidance and best practices as you build and test


An API first search and discovery platform

  • $10,000 in Algolia credits, valid for 1 year
  • Startups should be less than 3 years old 
  • Raised less than $5M in funding


Leading maker of cloud-based customer and employee engagement software

  • Save up to 90% on Freshworks products


Helps startups go from idea to IPO on the world’s largest and most advanced developer platform

  • Access to 20 seats of GitHub Enterprise free for year 1 and 50% off 20 seats for year 2 (plus lots of resources to help ensure startups get the most out of their credits)
  • Applicants must not have previously received credits for GitHub Enterprise


Get access to dedicated startup experts, cloud credits, and guidance from Google engineers


Inbound marketing, sales and customer service

  • Startups with under US$2 million in funding are eligible for 90% off in their first year, 50% in your second, and 25% ongoing
  • Startups who have raised over US$2 million are eligible for 50% off in their first year, and 25% off ongoing


Supporting all founders from idea to exit

  • Up to US$150,000 in Azure credits; free access to trusted development tools including GitHub; free collaboration tools including Microsoft Teams


Easily manage stakeholder relationships and compliance on one platform

  • Free 1-on-1 ESOP consultation; flat annual fee of $240/year regardless of the number of stakeholders


Online payment processing for internet businesses

  • Waived fees on your next NZ$25,000 in Stripe processing
  • Access to exclusive Stripe events and product betas
  • Priority support, guaranteeing faster SLAs for your business


Make customers happy via text, mobile, phone, email, live chat, social media

  • 6 months of Zendesk Suite and Zendesk Sales CRM for free
  • Onboarding support and office hours with our startups success team
  • Access to community events and educational resources


Leading virtual meeting tool

  • Leverage Zoom’s communication platform with generous free periods and at a fraction of the cost
  • Inclusive of Zoom Meetings, Zoom Chat, Zoom Whiteboard, Zoom Rooms, Zoom Phone, Zoom Webinars