Lightning Lab

Lightning Lab is Creative HQ’s startup division. It runs our three-month business accelerators and our startup and scaleup incubation programme.

Tourism 2020

We’re back for 2020 with another Lightning Lab Tourism accelerator programme, this time in Wellington. Applications are now open! If you have an idea that can promote a sustainable tourism industry in New Zealand, we want to hear from you.

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Tips for startups

Creative HQ’s startup resource features relevant tips and tricks from our community that will help you unleash your inner entrepreneur. With topics ranging from building your team, to seeking investment – you’ll have plenty to keep of reading material to get you started!

Lightning Lab GovTech

Lightning Lab GovTech

Working to great a better, faster, more inclusive government.

Project submissions for Lightning Lab GovTech are now closed, with the programme due to run from August to November 2019.