Reads for Startups

TOP READS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Here’s a list of our recommended reads for entrepreneurs. There’s something for everyone here – from brand new startups to established businesses. Let us know if you have any more we should add to the list.   BOOKS Founders At Work | The Hard Thing About Hard Things  The Lean Startup  Running Lean | Four Steps to Epiphany The Startup…

Read More

DEFINING SUCCESS

Listen to your inner voice and be brave enough to follow it. The meaning of success varies from person-to-person and depends on what you’re measuring it against. We speak to mentors and startup founders about what success means to them and how they define it, so we too, can better understand it. DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE…

Read More

BUILDING COMMUNITY

The importance of your community shows when you put the pedal-to-the-metal and turn up the heat. We speak to mentors and startup founders about what community means to them and how to best engage, nourish and participate in your communities. DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE RESOURCE WHAT’S IN THE GUIDE? MENTOR INSIGHT Nick Churchouse talks about how…

Read More

WHAT IS LEADERSHIP?

Ever think about what it takes to be a great entrepreneurial leader and how best to develop and nourish your leadership mindset? Some of our favourite mentors, experts and startups share their experiences of leadership and give us some pointers about how to start our leadership journey. DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE RESOURCE WHAT’S IN THE GUIDE? MENTOR…

Read More

RESOURCE: BUILDING AN AWESOME TEAM

One of the most important things you’ll do as a startup is build your team. They’ll be with you through the highs and lows, celebrations and commiserations and give you a cup of tea when you need it the most. But, this isn’t as simple as hiring people – you need to hire the right people, at…

Read More

RESILIENCE: INVESTING IN YOUR WELLBEING

Building your resilience is one of the most useful things you will do for yourself. Work life can sometimes feel like it is testing you as much as it can. It often feels like you’re in a pressure cooker on high heat with challenge after challenge being thrown at you. And sometimes, the success of a founder,…

Read More

GRANTS GUIDE

We put together a comprehensive overview of grants available from Callaghan Innovation and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. WHAT’S IN THE GUIDE? A list of grants available for startups, growth & global companies and students and how to apply for them. DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE RESOURCE Want to get more information like this and the latest on innovation from…

Read More

MARKET VALIDATION: WHY IT MATTERS

Market Validation is one of the most important things you can do for your business – whether you’re a startup or launching a new product. Every customer counts – are you prepared to move with the flow of your startup idea, create connections, cold call and build rapport? TAKE YOUR MARKET VALIDATION TO THE NEXT LEVEL…

Read More

GOING GLOBAL: A HOW TO GUIDE FOR STARTUPS

Going Global. It’s the next step for many startups. You’ve tested locally, you’ve validated your market and now you’re ready to break out… Download our free resource to learn how. We’ve spoken to mentors and startups to bring you the guide on how exactly to go global – because it’s not as simple as booking…

Read More

GROWTH HACKING: GET AHEAD IN BUSINESS

Everyone wants to get ahead in business with as little budget as possible, growth hacking is doing just that. It’s about understanding your market, being original, testing, executing, measuring and repeating what works.  HERE ARE A FEW EXPERT OPINIONS TO HELP YOU MAKE A START MENTOR INSIGHT We hear from Mark Major, Business Development Manager of…

Read More