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Take your idea to the next level with Amp It Up!

Applications for our 2024 Turangi Amp It Up programme are open.  

If you have an innovative idea to take your business to the next level or a start-up that you want to work through the validation process, then Amp It Up is a great starting point for your business; offering an accelerator program that teaches the fundamentals of business among a cohort of like-minded entrepreneurs!  

Hosted in partnership with leading business growth agency CO.STARTERS we are holding a FREE 10 week workshop based programme designed to equip you to turn your idea into action. You will learn how to validate your business idea, understand your customers, and learn all the business basics, giving you the tools and knowledge to succeed; while learning in a peer-to-peer environment.


This is an exciting and invaluable learning opportunity for Taupō's entrepreneurs and there is $2,000 worth of prize money to be won.

Session dates and format are as follows:

  • Week 1: Knowing Yourself - 24th July 

  • Week 2: Knowing Your Customer - 31st July

  • Week 3: Finding the Right Solution -  7th August

  • Week 4: Getting the Relationship Right - 14th August

  • Week 5: Building Blocks -  21st August

  • Week 6: Structures & Systems -  28th August

  • Week 7: Discovering the Bottom Line -  4th September

  • Week 8: Financial Modelling -  11th September

  • Week 9: Planning for Growth -  18th September

  • Week 10: Celebration!! -  25th September

By participating in this course, you will have the opportunity to pitch your business/idea to a panel of judges; plus be in with a chance to win a portion of the $2,000 cash prize pool for the top pitches.

This is a free workshop programme. Placements are limited and will be assessed through an application process.
Please fill in the application by following the link below. Applications close 30th June 2024 and spots will be offered and accepted throughout this period and no later than the 8th July 2024 with the course commencing 24th July 2024.

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