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Get that great business idea ready… Startup Weekend is BACK!

Get that great business idea ready… Startup Weekend is BACK!

Share 54 hours with designers, developers, and problem-solvers who will form teams that share ideas that can help you launch your business!
1 July 2024

More FM Taranaki is proud to sponsor the 2024 Startup Weekend in Taranaki!

This year, Startup Weekend returns to Ngāmotu – the location of the first event in 2015! Come together with designers, developers, and problem-solvers to share ideas, form teams, and launch startups!

Get ready to emerge with new skills, an expanded professional network, connection with other like-minded individuals, and renew your excitement for your future. In just 54 hours you’ll:

  • build a team around your business idea, or join a team to work on someone else's
  • validate the concept with market and user research
  • build and iterate on a prototype with user feedback
  • develop a business model using the lean canvas tool
  • receive invaluable mentorship from a range of business experts
  • learn to perfect a 5 minute pitch
  • present to a panel of expert judges and hear their feedback

With childcare options available on Saturday and Sunday, it’s never been easier to attend this entrepreneurship program event that has helped launch successful businesses like EatKinda cauliflower ice cream, Energy Bank , and Our Garden Party

For more info on this amazing three day program and how to sign up text ‘start’ to 559 or click HERE

Location: Ngāmotu, Manifold Coworking Space @ 49 Currie St. New Plymouth

Date/Time: 26th - 28th July 2024

We want everyone who is interested to be able to attend so if financial issues prevent you from taking part, please feel free to reach out to our organisers at info@startuptaranaki.nz and we'd love to support you to come along. We’re also keen to help organise carpools or accommodation if needed, so please email us for assistance.

Meals and snacks will be provided throughout the program. In the interest of sustainability we also ask that you bring a water bottle and reusable coffee cup for hot drinks too. We recommend you bring either a laptop or a tablet for the weekend, wifi will be provided.