one-on-one startup clinics

Venture Taranaki offers new businesses support, advice and assistance through Business Startup Clinics.

startup mentoring

Our Startup Business Mentoring Programme provides mentoring for those needing help in starting a new business.

startup weekend

Startup Weekends are hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs test their ideas.

The perfect smoothie, started from scratch

The perfect smoothie, started from scratch

When concussion cut short his aspiring rugby career, Riki Hoeata was forced to look for new opportunities. The challenges of maintaining a nutritious diet while juggling a rugby career and a full-time job opened the door to a new business idea.

Bending rules and making waves

Bending rules and making waves

Venture Taranaki has been working alongside Rivet on some pretty innovative projects for the past five years, though none are as prominent as the 14-metre high curved panels for the gleaming facade of the Len Lye Centre. 

Easy Permit a Winner

Easy Permit a Winner

Venture Taranaki were proud to sponsor and help organise Startup Weekend Taranaki into its third year.

Schoolyard Blues in South Taranaki

Schoolyard Blues in South Taranaki

Massey University in collaboration with Fonterra are putting blue cheese on the menu at Hawera High School. The Schoolyard Blues project aims to engage Taranaki students in the science of cheese making, and along the way create a blue cheese that is more attractive to a young audience.