Free resources for startups and small business

Guides, tools, blogs and videos created by business owners for business owners.

Guides and Tools

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Templates, guides and tools to help with various areas of business development. Includes Startup DNA, marketing validation, customer discovery, product development, value creation and more.


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We regularly post on here to give you the latest tips and knowhow based on our experience, knowledge and current struggles and trends within our community and industries. Find out about new products and programmes here too.

Startup Ecosystem Map

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The most comprehensive list that we know of for NZ startups. Designed for people at the idea, launch or growth stage and includes links to funding help, co-working spaces, incubators, professional services for startups, media, low-cost events, and more.

Favourite Guides:

Small business owner who could apply for NZ Startup and Small Business Grants

Start Up and Small Business Grants NZ Guide

By Natalie Robinson | April 25, 2019

We hope to make your journey starting a business a little easier by letting you know the grants that are […]

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Kiwi Startup Tools Cheat Sheet

By Natalie Robinson | December 22, 2017

Kiwi Startup Tools Cheat Sheet Need legal help, website tracking, a payment platform etc? Here’s a bunch of services we […]

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How to Create Business Value – Actionable Steps

By Natalie Robinson | December 22, 2017

The survival of a startup is determined by its ability to create something of value that enough people will pay […]

Recent Blogs:

Tax Stress

What You Need to Know About Tax

By Mohammed Bohra | February 22, 2021

Tax is actually a relatively simple thing to work out, once you know what you’re doing. It can be easy to put it off when you don’t know what’s required […]

Sales Deal

Sales, It’s A Process

By Mohammed Bohra | January 3, 2021

Most people think that if they make a good product and put it out into the world, customers will automatically roll in. It generally doesn’t work like this, even with […]

A Leader’s Guide to Coordinating Effective Meetings

By Mohammed Bohra | December 15, 2020

Effectively running meetings is an important skill for business leaders, but much too often meetings can miss the mark. A good meeting creates a space for important discussions to be […]

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