Got a fantastic business idea? Want to turn your startup into a successful enterprise? Have a business with great growth potential?
Business.govt.nz’s second annual ANZ Flying Start Business Plan competition is now open for entries, with a total prize package worth $56,000 ($30,000 cash plus $26,000 worth of business services) at stake to kickstart your company.
There's also a $1,000 cash prize for each regional winner.
The competition is open to all businesses with sales of less than $2 million. If you’ve yet to actually start your business, you're still eligible to enter.
And if your business has export potential, there's a special Export Assistance prize of $10,000 up for grabs to assist with flights and accommodation to visit overseas markets in the Asia Pacific region.
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