Why apply for Kōkiri?
Kōkiri is a kaupapa Māori programme that supports and accelerates the development of early-stage impact positive startups into investment-ready ventures.
Up to 10 ventures will be accepted into the programme, gaining access to Aotearoa’s dedicated Māori business accelerator with access to start-up mentors, coaches, investor networks plus $10,000 in start-up grant money.
Programme participants will complete a unique education, capability and founder wellbeing programme over 13 weeks. At the end of the programme, each venture will have the opportunity to pitch at our showcase event to potential investors, whānau, supporters and the wider community.
Applications open: December 2022
Applications close: 19th February 2023
Programme Starts: 31st March 2023
Programme Finishes: June 2023