UpStart Nation

UpStart Nation is a report for the Government on how to best support a thriving environment for startups in New Zealand.

The Council's UpStart Nation report contains 25 recommendations across 4 primary pillars:

  1. Capital: powering up New Zealand UpStarts with sustainable, deep pools of Kiwi capital.
  2. Capability: powering up our UpStarts with the technical capability and global scaleup expertise needed to succeed.
  3. Connectivity: connecting our UpStarts more effectively to people who are able to help so that they grow faster.
  4. Culture: celebrating our successes and embracing our UpStart ecosystem as a key lever of growth and prosperity for all the people of Aotearoa.
Last updated: 01 August 2023