One of our key partners, Westpac, run an amazing competition each year: the Westpac Business Growth Grants.
The competition celebrates New Zealand businesses (with a turnover under $5m) with a vision for growth and a focus on taking their business to the next level. Hundreds entered this year and the six finalists have just been announced - all of whom will join us in Fiji.
The final winner will be announced on September 14, receiving a $40,000 cash injection and $10,000 to spend on advertising.
Below are the six businesses joining us in Fiji - congratulations to you all! Some very clever businesses and business people - we can't wait to meet you!
Dive! Tutukaka from Tutukaka, Northland
Dive! Tutukaka is a multiple (regional, national and international) award winning marine adventure company operating from coastal Tutukaka in Northland, to the “Poor Knights Islands” marine reserve.
Ecoware from Auckland
Ecoware develop packaging made from plants, not oil. Their vision is to provide plant-based sustainable food packaging that is superior in quality at an affordable price.
Levno from Palmerston North
Levno is an innovative early stage agri-tech company, leading a transformation in the agriculture sector in New Zealand by providing farmers with the vital information they need.
MAXraft is the only fully insulated concrete slab available in New Zealand. Their mission is to help New Zealanders build better homes by starting with an insulated slab that contributes to a healthy and more cost-effective living environment.
Method Recycling, Wellington
Method Recycling sell stylish and functional recycling bins for corporate offices, made in New Zealand. Method Recycling bins reduce waste sent to landfill. Customers choose the streams/bins they require and lock them together to form a station.
Pivot Software, Christchurch
Pivot Software provides human resource software that enables organisations to improve the effectiveness and gain more control over complex and often emotional human resource processes like performance management and salary reviews.
For more on the Westpac Business Growth Grants, click HERE.