Funds up to $ 15K per team
Takes 6% equity
Funds 10 startups per year
Markets Hardware Internet of Things Logistics/Supply Chain Manufacturing Design for Manufacturing +3
Invests in Australia/NZ New Zealand
Lightning Lab Manufacturing: Wellington 2015 will give startups with a physical product the opportunity to grow their companies faster through the combination of seed funding, intensive mentoring and focused business and product development.

The program will target product-based startups who are already producing in small numbers, or have a well-developed prototype. We will select up to ten startups to work through an intensive twelve-week programme that will leverage world-class mentors, a powerful international network and topic specific workshops to enable rapid growth. The programme culminates in a demo day where each startup will have the opportunity to pitch to a roomful of investors and industry for additional funding, or whatever it takes to make that next big step.

So, are you a small product company, or a small product team in a large company, that wants to join our high-octane programme? Do you already produce in small quantities but are thinking much bigger? Will your ...
Lightning Lab Manufacturing: Wellington 2015 will give startups with a physical product the opportunity to grow their companies faster through the combination of seed funding, intensive mentoring and focused business and product development.

The program will target product-based startups who are already producing in small numbers, or have a well-developed prototype. We will select up to ten startups to work through an intensive twelve-week programme that will leverage world-class mentors, a powerful international network and topic specific workshops to enable rapid growth. The programme culminates in a demo day where each startup will have the opportunity to pitch to a roomful of investors and industry for additional funding, or whatever it takes to make that next big step.

So, are you a small product company, or a small product team in a large company, that wants to join our high-octane programme? Do you already produce in small quantities but are thinking much bigger? Will your team commit to joining the programme full time for 12 weeks?

Lightning Lab- Manufacturing offers:
$15,000 in exchange for 6% equity
$5,000 budget to spend at Callaghan Innovation's Gracefield Workshops
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Staff

Brett Holland
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Brett Holland GM Innovation Services
Shawn O'Keefe
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Shawn O'Keefe Programme Director Innovation Director. Startup coach & mentor. Cyclist. Maker. Space cadet.
Stefan Korn
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Thomas Rabone
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Thomas Rabone Programme Manager