Start A Business in Christchurch
Is your idea the next big thing? Whether you're coming from overseas or already here, Christchurch's innovation ecosystem has all the people and support you need to make your business a thriving reality.
With world-leading researchers, universities, and high-tech enablers ready to help, this is the perfect place to explore and launch ideas with local and global impact potential.
Let's do this.
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Christchurch is the Perfect Place to Start a Business
Christchurch has changed so much over the last five years, it's awesome. It’s the ideal spot for us to base ourselves. It’s an easy city to get around and to connect with clients all over Aotearoa. There’s an awesome network of creative organisations here to bounce ideas around with.Vincent Egan, Māui Studios
Ready to Scale?
You’ve proven the idea and you’re ready to stretch. Whether you're a successful start up, a more established SME, or looking to expand and relocate, Christchurch has all the resources and support you need to take the next leap.
See how our local businesses have thrived in Ōtautahi Christchurch.