Startups flourish after Tauranga Startup Weekend

The Tauranga Startup Weekend resulted in the launch of 10 new business ideas in the Bay of Plenty – three of which are already moving towards commercialisation.

Six new businesses have come out of the last two startup events with the potential to create new areas of industry specialisation in the region, say organisers.

This year’s Startup Weekend was at Venture Centre’s Basestation, which moved to its new Durham St premises in time for the event.

The Tauranga result bettered the national average for Startup Weekends run across New Zealand, in which one business moves through to a commercial reality per event. More…

Bay of Plenty Times, 10th December 2014