Elevator Pitch

Nelson tech start-up makes waves internationally

A Nelson husband & wife duo launched their start-up SquareKicker during Covid, & now the innovative web design business is…

6 months ago

Capturing Aotearoa: New stock image library Truestock will become the first platform co-operative in NZ

Truestock, a New Zealand stock image library is offering exclusive, royalty-free local stock images capturing an authentic, multicultural Aotearoa. The…

6 months ago

Auckland-based entrepreneur reinvents the vending machine business

Say hello to Nature’s Fridge, the newest innovator to the vending machine market, making real, healthy, and fresh food accessible…

7 months ago

New website calls for Kiwis to raid their cupboards ‘for good’

The founder of new online social enterprise Chooza, is calling for Kiwis with lockdown time on their hands to raid…

7 months ago

A conscientious top-shelf drop: Honest Botanical Rum

Founded by good mates and top-shelf enthusiasts Luke Jones and Dave Lincoln, Honest is the result of an idea sparked…

8 months ago

Contactless Content Creation: Asset Factory aids businesses during Lockdown

Content creation studio Asset Factory has come to rescue small businesses with its Drop & Run Service, providing product photoshoots…

8 months ago

MediaWorks partners with Time in The Line to inform citizens on wait lines for Covid tests and supermarkets

MediaWorks is partnering with Time In The Line to help ensure people have the most up to date information when…

8 months ago

From sports to wellness, Rob Mitchell talks the modern rush on bone broth

Ex-pro snowboarder Rob Mitchell didn’t plan to enter the female-dominated wellness and nutrition space. His professional career spanning over 15…

9 months ago

Futurity, the Kiwi company doing their part to help the planet

There is an undeniable importance and beneficial role that plastics have played in our everyday lives. Our lives have been…

10 months ago

Kiwi business revolutionises the humble beer cooler

Beer lovers rejoice, the days of drinking warm beverages are over thanks to Kiwi brand Huski. Frustrated by the lack…

12 months ago

Cake Jars: the Lockdown idea that saved a business

For Mariska Schoeman, last year's Lockdown couldn't have come at a worse time. Business was thriving - creating bespoke cakes…

1 year ago

The NZ jewellery brand recycling used materials

Saying no to fast fashion, New Zealand jewellery brand Luna & Rose is a circular business which uses recycled materials…

1 year ago

10-year-old launches social enterprise

Ten year old Lilah McDonald is on a mission. After finding out that Auckland only has drinking fountains in 5…

1 year ago

This New Zealand company is giving billboard vinyl a new life

Who knew a billboard could make the perfect accessory? Taking up-cycling to the extreme, Kiwi company Bagged transforms used billboard…

1 year ago

Garage start-up: Couple brings immersive entertainment experience to Christchurch

After opening an entertainment business in Rotorua, Kiwi couple James and Laura Astrop have decided to extend their entrepreneurship further…

1 year ago

Kiwi brand Compostic takes the global stage

Kiwi brand Compostic is the first in the world to provide home compostable cling wrap and resealable bags. Founded by…

1 year ago

Lend an ear: The success story of AudioBooks NZ

Founded by Theo Gibson, AudioBooks NZ is a unique Kiwi innovation story that since launching in 2018 has seen great…

1 year ago

The rise of collagen: Kiwi duo launches world-first RTD

Kiwi exporters Adashiko and Parkers Beverage Company have joined forces to launch a world first RTD, the Adashiko Collagen Refresh…

1 year ago

One percent of your pay check could help 14 NZ charities

Wellington based charity One Percent Collective, which invites Kiwis to donate one percent of their pay check, has just hit…

1 year ago

A world first: Compostable vacuum seal bags enter the fishing industry

A zero-waste vacuum seal bag has launched into the hunting and fishing industry and goes by the name of Misty…

1 year ago

Wine not? Newcomer Round Theory is the guilt free drink we all need

Joining the highly competitive New Zealand wine industry, newcomer Round Theory offers a range of sustainably sourced, climate positive, vegan…

1 year ago

Start-up helps boost domestic tourism with unique gift experiences

Buying a present for a loved one has just gotten easier, with new start-up 'Chuffed Gifts' offering Kiwis a better…

1 year ago

Shaking up the RTD market with originality and class

We gave business woman Jane Allan a little longer than an elevator ride to pitch Finery, an all natural premium…

2 years ago

Elevator Pitch: FirstEATS

We gave First Table founder Mat Weir a little longer than an elevator ride to pitch online takeaway directory FirstEATS.…

2 years ago

Elevator Pitch: Perfume Playground, the business creating scents for brands

We gave Samantha Copland a little longer than an elevator ride to pitch Perfume Playground, a fragrance company that focuses…

2 years ago

Elevator pitch: Swim

We gave advertising creative Ben Polkinghorne a little longer than an elevator ride to pitch Swim, a caffeinated vodka soda.…

2 years ago

Elevator pitch: FilmQuest, the world’s first film tourism company combining B2B and B2C

Besides sheep and rugby, what else do non-New Zealanders identify us New Zealanders with? If you said Lord of the…

2 years ago

Elevator Pitch: Leaft, the company getting protein from crops

We gave Leaft Foods co-founder and director Maury Leyland Penno a little longer than an elevator ride to pitch how…

2 years ago

Elevator Pitch: Humanitix

We gave Georgia Robertson a little longer than an elevator ride to pitch Humanitix, a not-for-profits events platform that has…

2 years ago

Elevator pitch: FED, ready-made meals on demand

We gave Becky Erwood a little longer than an elevator ride to pitch FED, a weekly food delivery service that…

2 years ago