There have been some big accelerator announcements recently including the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator and the Venture Up Youth Accelerator coming to Auckland. What makes Launchpad Work different? 

There’s certainly been a wave of new accelerators. I think it’s recognition that the acceleration process can create great value for participating companies.

There’s also recognition that these programmes work most effectively when the needs of the teams are similar – whether that’s by industry or by participants. As a result, we see more and more specialisation and sophistication in how a programme understands the ecosystem and executes its purpose. CONTINUE READING