Startup Queenstown Lakes Trust Seeking Trustees

Today, Startup Queenstown Lakes announced it was seeking Trustee’s to guide the organisation. The advertisement is below Help build the startup community in the most entrepreneurial (and beautiful) place in …

Wanaka teen entrepreneur off to Chile

This article was reproduced with permission from the WanakaApp. Photo credit: Pedro Pimentel Seventeen-year-old Mount Aspiring College student Jake Nicholson will head to Chile in October after succeeding at the …

Wanaka-based app Kin2kin goes global

Articled reproduced with permission by Wanaka App By Diana Cocks The photo sharing and ecommerce app for families, Kin2kin, has just been awarded a place in Vodafone’s start-up accelerator and …

Entrepreneur Scholarship Winner Announced

Belinda Smalls founder of All Things Baby was announced as recipient of the Entrepreneur Scholarship that had been offered by the CUBE and Ignite Wanaka.  The scholarship includes $1,000, access …

QLDC backs for four economic development projects

Queenstown Lakes District Council has approved funding for projects in the areas of education, business incubation, tourist data and sustainability with its new Economic Development Fund. The decision at today’s …

Cardrona Alpine Resort Takes Supreme Award

Wanaka ski area Cardrona Alpine Resort was announced the supreme winner of the 2017 Ignite Wanaka Business Awards last night (November 10). Cardrona – also winners in the Outstanding in …

QLDC Launches Economic Development Fund

On Thursday the Queenstown Lakes District Council approved up to $135,000 will be available as a contestable fund aimed at supporting innovation and diversification in the local economy. For more …

The Cell is on the Move

When The Cell launched in Wanaka two years ago, it was the first of its kind ecosystem for the community not seen before in downtown Wanaka. A fusion of start-up …

Sharing Creative Journeys

The below paragraphs from the Otago Daily Times article that was spawned from the first session of the Entrepreneur Speaker Series. Wanaka’s thriving economy is all down to the tourism …

CUBE Launches Business Mentors Initiative

It was announced today that the Centre of Unique Business Evolution (CUBE) has launched a Business Mentoring initiative for the Upper Clutha community.  The free initiative is open to all …

New Office Manager at the Cell

The CUBE welcomes the Cell’s new Office Manager, Mary Jo Muller.  She and her partner, Tristan, spent the last 3 years travelling and are thrilled to make Wanaka their new …

UFB going to Wanaka and the Upper Clutha

Wanaka’s business community and advocates have welcomed the Government’s much-anticipated announcement that ultra-fast broadband (UFB) will be rolled out to cover more homes in the district. The news, announced by …

Revology in the Awards Again…

Continuing on their success of winning a gold medal at the Melbourne Design Awards in July, Wanaka-based Revology have again scored recognition at home and abroad.  Composite and design venture …

Colab Creative goes to North Korea

In February 2016, Colab Creative director Will Lascelles and Wanaka local Sam Smoothy went to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, (better known as North Korea) with an idea of …

Marketing Mate Launches…

Kim & Chris Knight who have launched a new online marketing tool (Marketing Mate).  Kim has been resident at the CUBE’s co-working space the Cell and together with Chris have …