Creative Business Cup
New Zealand National Final
Tuesday, 21 August in Auckland at AUT
Welcome to the Creative Business Cup
The global competition to find the world’s best creative startups and the entrepreneurs that make them tick.
The Creative Business Cup is an international competition that turns the spotlight on new entrepreneurial businesses in the creative industries to empower, train and develop the entrepreneurs of tomorrow and connect them to investors and global markets. The winner of the New Zealand competition will represent New Zealand at the Creative Business Cup Global Finals in Copenhagen, Denmark in November.
Many thanks to all the startups that participated, the wonderful judges and sponosors for making the first New Zealand Creative Business Cup a great success. Our Judges included Dana McKensie, Dave Moskovitz, Wendy Thompson, Martin Bell and Cynthia Macnee. Our venue sponsor was AUT- Auckland University of Technology and Callaghan Innovation have generously provided support for the winner to attend the Global Finals.
Meet the CBC NZ Finalists
Kete is a digital portfolio and social platform for kids using collectible and meaningful digital badges to unlock games and rewards.
Excio brings places and culture to your mobile home screen by exhibiting beautiful images, local stories and recordings for free.
The Zingoshi Chronicles, is a transmedia TV, game and book property to help guide kids to become creative leaders.
Co Kaha is an industrial design studio aiming to disrupt the feminine hygiene market with an innovative new tampon textile made of Hemp.
This will be New Zealand's first year competing in the global finals!
View the global finals highlights video