Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator teams and Alumni can take advantage of the perks that are made available by our partners and sponsors. These are in addition to any capital investment, and can often heavily mitigate expenses during the early life of the company.
Access to these perks will be made available to teams once the accelerator has commenced. Alumni companies should get in contact with the respective Programme Management teams.
Please note that although these perks are correct at the time of writing, they are subject to change without notice and are not guaranteed to be available to all teams.
Terms and Conditions and Fair Usage policies apply in some cases.
Microsoft Bizspark – $540,000 Credit Bizspark Plus programmes give you hosting credits, access to Microsoft software, and tech support. Startups who make it into the Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator programmes will now each have access to an open cheque worth over $500,000 to use on the Microsoft Azure platform over three years.
Xero – 6 Months Free, Value $300 Xero is online accounting software for small businesses. Use Xero to manage invoicing, bank reconciliation, bookkeeping and more.
Access to Startup Exchanges – Startup Exchanges facilitates international exchanges for startups via an international network of incubators. The exchange provides a soft-landing for the startup in a new city, which will help them integrate and navigate the foreign country.
CloudCannon – 6 Months Free, Value $750 CloudCannon allows your whole team to collaborate on any static/Jekyll site. Developers can work as they normally would. Non-developers get to update all content visually and everyone is kept in sync with BitBucket, Github or Dropbox. Create as many sites as you like including marketing sites, blogs, portfolios and landing pages.
Roll – 6 Months Free, Value $294 Roll is everything you need to run your small business. Project, task and contact management, time-tracking, payments and business intelligence – all rolled into one easy-to-use software.
LogDNA – 50% Off Logging Easy beautiful logging in the cloud. Centralize all your server logs to one simple and easy-to-use platform.
These are available to any startup company in the New Zealand ecosystem – instructions for redemption included!
Chargebee – Free until you bill your first $75k in revenue Chargebee is a smart recurring billing platform for subscription businesses of all sizes. It lets you automate recurring payments, invoicing, email notifications and customer management, by integrating with leading payment gateways like Stripe, BrainTree etc.
Discount Code – AccelLaunch7516 Offer Details: Chargebee is FREE until you bill your first $75K in revenue Instructions: Enter coupon code upon sign up
The following perks are a sample from the massive selection of perks that Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator teams gain access to by taking part in a Global Accelerator Network (GAN) member programme.
Softlayer – $120,000 Credit SoftLayer is built to give you the highest performing cloud infrastructure available. One platform that integrates and automates everything.
Pipedrive – 5 Months Free | Value $714 Pipedrive is a sales management tool for small teams with big ambitions.
Salesforce – Free Growth Program | Value $1000 Connect to your customer with growth tools that scale: Desk.com, Pardot + Salesforce.
Zendesk – $1,000 Credit Streamlines your support with time-saving tools like ticket views, triggers, and automations.
Mailchimp – 6 Months Free Online email marketing solution to manage contacts, send emails and track results.
Intercom – 6 Months 50% Off | Value $1200 A smarter way to do lifecycle marketing, customer development, newsletters, and support.
Convintus – $2,000 Credit Founders globally are using this resource to freshen their user interface, advance development of mobile apps, build prototypes and more. You will work with an assigned project delivery specialist and be supported by a company led by entrepreneurs who understand the issues you face as a startup. Covintus works exclusively with the top 1% of developers and designers – all competition winners and top rated in their fields of expertise.
Rackspace – $24,000 Credit Host on our dedicated or cloud infrastructure or through one of our partners.
Amazon Web Services – $1,000 Credit AWS Activate membership includes credit, 3 months of business support, training and more.
Coachademy – 6 Months Free | Value $500 Instantly connect with professional life and business Coaches for stress management and personal growth.
UserTesting – 8 Free Testing Credits | Value $400 Makes it easy to get on-demand feedback by providing videos of real people interacting with your digital property.
Hubspot – 90% Off | Value $11,000 Inbound marketing and sales platform that helps companies attract visitors, convert leads, and close customers.
DevDigital – Unlimited $50/hour | Value $10,000 App development with a rate that never goes up during or after your accelerator. Great for MVPs and later stage.
Keen.io – $1,000 Credit API lets developers build scalable analytics features directly into their mobile & web apps.
Raygun – $600 Credit Raygun helps you detect and diagnose your software errors in real-time so your team can fix bugs faster.
Twproject – 50% Off A complete project & work management solution for project management on any server or database.
Sendhub – 6 Months Free Online business SMS solution to deliver group text messages and access shortcode.
Freshdesk – 12 Months Free (3 Seats) | Value $1,764 Freshdesk is the customer support software that gives you everything you need to delight your customers.
VictorOps – 12 Months Free (5 Users) | Value $1620 Allows your team to easily handle on-call management so that when infrastructure problems occur, you can collaborate more effectively.
Knowlarity – 90% Off | Value $2400 Cloud telephony services to help startups get a virtual presence in cities like San Francisco, London, Dubai & more.
Interviewer.io – 6 Months Free | Value $774 Boost your recruiting, interviewing and hiring efficiency.
CandyBar – $25,000 Off Toolset to manage your GPS, iBeacon and Augmented Reality content using location-aware applications.
Kixie – 3 Months Free | Value $1486 Business phone service, SMS marketing, and CRM sync to convert phone calls into data and recurring customers.
Modulus – 12 Months Free | Value $540 Deploy, host and manage your Node.js, PHP, Java and MongoDB applications.
Talk Desk – 12 Months Free (3 Seats) | Value $2500 Cloud-based voice and call centre software that helps growing businesses provide excellent sales and customer service with phone support.
Localize – 6 Months Free + $100 Credit | Value $6,100 Website translation is easy with Localize. Launch a translated version of your web application in minutes.