Te Ōhaka Startup Incubation Programme

Are you building a startup with global ambition?

Te Ōhaka Startup Incubation Programme is designed to support, nurture and accelerate the growth of early-stage startups with global ambition. We work with founders who are starting small but dreaming big and moving fast.

Join Te Ōhaka and you will have access to 1:1 mentorship with world-class startup mentors and experts who will guide you through every step of the process and keep you accountable to your goals. Your startup will be at the heart of an entrepreneur-rich and well-networked community of talented founders and entrepreneurs with whom you can bounce ideas and receive the support you need. 

If you're an early-stage founder looking for a home where your venture will grow and thrive, apply to the Te Ōhaka Startup Incubation Programme. Here's how:

  • Step 1.

    Visit Te Ōhaka Startup Incubation Programme to find out more about the programme. 

    Step 2.

    Get in touch with the team at Te Ōhaka via the contact form. 

    Step 3.

    If your startup is a good fit for Te Ōhaka, we will invite you in for a short pitch. If not, please do not worry as we will direct you to the right place for you to get the support you need.

    Step 4. 

    The programme committee will evaluate your startup based on your pitch. If accepted, you will be invited to join the programme.


    Find out more about Te Ōhaka Startup Incubation Programme



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Te Ōhaka is Christchurch’s official home for early-stage high growth start-ups, as acknowledged by the partnership between Ministry of Awesome, Ara Institute of Canterbury and ChristchurchNZ.