Do I qualify for the hi-growth launch programme?

Your business must fit into one of CDC’s key areas of focus:

Technology, agribusiness, manufacturing, health or international education.

Your business must also meet the following criteria:

  • Be an existing, scalable business with an annual turnover of more than $100,000 and the potential to grow over the short to medium term.

  • Offer products or services which are unique and deliver benefits to their intended customers.

  • Be able to demonstrate that the management team have the capacity and passion to grow and lead business growth, have a willingness to learn, share and contribute at workshops and are clear about how their personal goals align with the contents of the programme.

The programme, which is delivered by Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC) with support from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, is free. CDC runs one Hi-Growth Launch Programme a year; there are limited places and the application process is competitive. 

Applications are now open for the 2017 programme and close 7th February 2017