Are you ready to get started? Applications for our Winter intake are closing soon!

What You’ll Experience

Take a closer look at what our 9 month incubation programme is like for aspiring founders in each cohort.

Browse Our Portfolio

Meet the 53 startups from across NZ who’ve changed their trajectory by joining a Founder Catalyst cohort.

Get Answers In Our FAQ

Still have a few lingering questions? Here’s the most popular topics aspiring founders want to know more about before applying.

Founder Catalyst is supported by

Founder Catalyst is made possible by the partnership between Ministry of Awesome, Ara Institute of Canterbury and ChristchurchNZ, Ōtautahi’s sustainable economic development agency.