Startup Christchurch

Startup Christchurch is a community of early stage Christchurch startups and hosts Startup Weekend Christchurch, the Christchurch Startup Meetup, and other startup-focused activities. We are a proud part of the Christchurch startup ecosystem.

Latest News

Startup Meetup Tuesday 16 April 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm at Greenhouse - Hear all about the next FinTech Accelerator programme from James Swope of Lightning Lab.

Startup Breakfast Club: Legals 101, 7am Thursday 28 March 2019.

Kiwi FinTech Accelerator - an opportunity for high impact businesses to bring products and services to market. Here is information on the programme and everything it offers, and here is the link to apply. If you have more questions you can email james.swope@lightninglab┬ş 

What is a startup?

...So it all comes down to 2 main things; opportunity size and ambition.

A startup goes after a large market opportunity with confidence and determination even when there is significant uncertainty.

The diagram below from is an good way to visualise these startup dimensions...

Check out the full blog post What is a Startup?´╗┐

SaaS (Software as a Service) Metrics

Clare Capital's recently published SaaS Metrics Cheat Sheet is a great summary of the many useful SaaS (Software as a Service) metrics any subscription based startup should be aware of. Part of the cheat sheet is below but you can download the full SaaS Metrics Cheat Sheet.

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Startup Weekend Christchurch 2018 Finale Event - Photo by Peanut Photography

Startup Weekend Christchurch 2018 Finale Event - Photo by Peanut Photography