NZ Resources

From garage to global…

NZ incubators , angels , investors looking to get involved in IoT or Smart City opportunities.


AngelHQ – is the Wellington Region’s angel investment network. Objective is to help young companies with aspirations for high growth get the investment they need to achieve their goals, while generating a healthy return for investors.

Astrolabworks with innovators in a range of sectors including ICT, life science, clean-tech, IoT, devices, human performance, media, visualisation/VR/AR, agritech, and care/medical. (Auckland HQ)

ATEED – Auckland Tourism , Events and Economic Development. Research and development (R&D) investment can help businesses develop new ideas and get to market faster, regardless of its size or stage of R&D. The services include dollar-for-dollar investment for: (1) developing new ideas; products, services or technology (2) employing undergraduate and masters students as interns (3) expert advice to build R&D capability

Callaghan Innovation – create and deliver innovative products and services that enable businesses to invest more in research, science, engineering, technology and design, so that they can be more successful in the global market. Various Grants available.

ColabNZ – is New Zealand’s Largest Network of Shared Workspaces that empowers startups and small businesses to connect and grow. Currently have 8 floors of shared workspace in 5 buildings based in Auckland.

ecentre –  a not-for-profit business incubator and accelerator at Massey University, Auckland. A supportive ecosystem for start-ups that includes mentoring, workshops, networks, facilities and flexible professional training programmes.

Endeavour Capital – is an international full-service private equity company, investing predominantly in CleanTech, ICT and advanced manufacturing – with a sustainability theme.

Ice Angels – The ICEHOUSE has been responsible for injecting millions of dollars into kiwi start-ups. Thanks to the ICEHOUSE Seed Fund, the ICE Angels investment network and partnerships with the Entrepreneurs’ Challenge and the BNZ Presents the Virgin Business Challenge.

The New Zealand Innovation Council – is a private organisation with a social purpose – to help New Zealand businesses innovate and grow. It provides access to resources, nationwide events, experts, funding and profile through the New Zealand Innovators Awards.

No 8 Ventures – is a leading New Zealand technology venture capital fund manager. They invest in early stage New Zealand technology companies which have the potential to be large and international.

Unleashed Software – offer simple, online inventory software that easily integrates directly with Xero, or can be run standalone to simply manage your stock. Managing inventory extends to the use of Online e-commerce platforms such as Magento, where Unleashed can manage purchases and sales directly from these e-commerce platforms.

Smart Cities and IoT Australia and New Zealand