Here you'll find 'how to' guides, templates and other business resources. They are designed to help you work through various compnents of building a valuable company.
How to come up with a business idea
We have tools to help with things like validating your idea, finding your first customers, developing your startup DNA and more...
How to turn an idea into a business that makes money
Helping you with things like your business plan, actionable steps to creating value, marketing tips etc.
How to be more productive
We have resources and recommendations to help you with things like your mindset and habits which are core to your productivity within your business.
The resources here include
- How to do market validation?
- Customer discovery
- Define and understand your customers.
- Build business value.
- How to start developing your product
- How to communicate your idea to the World
- Other resources specific for New Zealand based companies.
The mistake a large number of founders makes is that they to target too many people. They try to reach everyone, rather than only focusing on the group of people […]
The first version of your product should be designed to test the value of your idea and to understand your users. Spend as little money and time on it as […]
Market validation is the process you need to go through to turn your idea into something that people want, and will pay for. Validating your idea significantly increases your chance of […]
Need legal help, website tracking, a payment platform etc? Here’s a bunch of services we recommend. Legal & Accounting Resources: Even if you don’t have much money when you start […]
New Zealand Startup Ecosystem Map Here’s a range of NZ support currently on offer to new entrepreneurs and growing startups Last updated 09/08/18 Add to this list We hope you […]
The survival of a startup is determined by its ability to create something of value that enough people will pay for, before running out of steam (financially and emotionally). There’s […]
Building your Startup DNA is one of the first steps to transitioning an idea into something more. It gives an idea a purpose and identity of its own, which is […]
You’ve been told that you need to validate your idea. You understand the purpose of validation, you know what assumptions you need to test and you’ve written your script. Now you’re […]