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iDEAStarter is a challenge to young Aucklanders to dream, create and do.

 
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ABOUT

DREAM


If you're 15-24 and want to start a business - create a product or service, solve a problem or change the world, then this is the competition for you!

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CREATE


iDEAStarter is here to help you in developing your idea with FREE resources and advice.

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WIN


2 x Business Startup Packages worth up to $10,000 each!

 

DO


Start you journey today, register here!

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Entry Requirements:

  • Live in the Auckland region; and

  • Are aged between 15 and 24 years

 

Remember to:

  • Keep your entry brief and within the word limit

  • Read each question carefully

  • Set some time aside to complete your entry without distractions

  • Ask someone to read your entry before submitting!

 

Entry Terms and Conditions (updated)

 

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PRIZES


 2 x Business Start-Up Packages include:

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Pledge me Massey Chartered accoutants
ATEED ColbNZ Xero  

 

 

 

 

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RESOURCES


Create it with the right support


 
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Get prepared with these resources - from how to come up with an idea, to perfecting your pitch!

 

 

 

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RESOURCE


Read the iDEAStarter Media Release here!

 
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FREE online courses, from Problem Solving to Selling Yourself

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Check out the CO.STARTERS canvas - print it out and have a go!

 
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Article - 'The Secret to Coming Up with New Ideas'.

 
 
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Download an iDEAStarter poster!

 

iDEAStarter is here to help you develop your idea with FREE resources and advice.

 

 

 

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and start your application!

 
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JUDGES


Robett Hollis

ROBETT

HOLLIS


Robett Hollis is a lifestyle entrepreneur and Founder of Aranui Ventures.

Robett started his first business in 2005 which eventually grew into New Zealand's Largest Action Sports Network. He then created FRONTSIDE, now one of New Zealand's leading content agencies specialising in content strategy and video production with clients like Saatchi & Saatchi, ASB, Range Rover & Heineken.

In 2013 Robett turned his attention to the entrepreneurial landscape where he launched ColabNZ - which he's now successfully expanded into New Zealand's Largest Network of shared workspaces for entrepreneurs and tech startups.

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SARAH

TROTMAN


Sarah is a well respected New Zealand business leader. She is Director of Business Relations and Executive Education at AUT University’s Business School.

Prior to joining AUT University Sarah ran her own businesses for 18 years. Sarah was CEO of the Business Mentor Programme and has been an advocate for the nation’s business owners.

Adriana Christie

ADRIANA

CHRISTIE


From a young age Adriana Christie, knew she wanted to get into social enterprise. At the age of 13, having grown up surrounded by poverty, she had the very mature realisation that if you don’t have a business and you don’t generate revenue then you can’t help people.

Now, with her company Pallet Kingdom, Christie is turning that idea into a reality. 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

GirlBoss - GirlBoss NZ is a for youth by youth organisation with the mission to inspire, empower and equip New Zealand girls.

QuickSense - QuickSense is an online platform that aims to solve the disconnect between textbooks, classroom learning, homework, and tutorials utilising an optimised memory curve.

Safe Driver - Safe Driver is a mobile application that provides audio alerts to drivers about what they need to look out for while driving as well as audio messages about upcoming hazards and high-risk areas.

Sentinel – The Water Meter in your Pocket
Sentinel is a self-sustaining system that allows rainwater tank owners to view the water level of their tank from their smartphone.

NoBS Ratings - NoBS is an all encompassing social and ethical impact rating system for businesses.

GreenLightGo - GreenLightGo is an app that allows people to share their feelings with their support network through a customisable traffic light spectrum.

CONTACT


GET IN TOUCH


 

Email us or send us a message using

the contact form for queries or support.

 

EMAIL: hello@ideastarter.co.nz

 

 

 

 

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