The following is a list of services, events and programs that contribute to the Taranaki Startup ecosystem


Venture Taranaki


The Venture Taranaki team works with individuals, businesses, clusters and industries to grow Taranaki. They have a range of services, tools, information and resources available to help grow your business. If you’re starting, growing or making a business run more effectively, then VT can most definitely help you.



Manifold Coworking Space


Manifold is a coworking space for creatives, freelancers, entrepreneurs, start ups, people on the go, and anyone looking for a happy, inspiring working environment in the heart of New Plymouth.

Startup Weekend


Startup Weekend Taranaki is a 54-hour event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups.

Startup Weekend

Startup Taranaki Meetup


Popular monthly meetup covering all things startup. Guest speakers share their successes and failures tips and advice.

4th Thur each month @ Manifold Coworking
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Taranaki Technology


This long standing and well attended meetup is on the first Tuesday of each month and has a strong tradition of great guest speaking on a wide range of technology related topics.

4pm at PwC, 7/54 Gill St.
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Launch Taranaki


Launch Taranaki is a group of investors who encourage and enable the development and success of innovative entrepreneurs in the Taranaki region.


If you're a Startup looking for a Founder or a professional looking for a Startup to work with this site connects the right people with the right projects.

Startup Digest


The personalised insider newsletter for all things startup in New Zealand and around the world.



Taranaki Innovation Development Ecosystem - is a lean idea rigor and validation service that connects proven concepts with the right talent and services to bring an idea to commercialisation.


Johnson Corner


Johnson Corner is a coworking space whos’ mission is to create environments where people build the world of tomorrow.