Seed Funding

In NZ most startups ‘bootstrap’, working part time on their ventures. Lightning Lab requires everyone working on the startup full time; our seed money allows dedicated focus to achieve the audacious goals set within the programme…More

Mentor-driven Model

Our mentors are successful entrepreneurs from New Zealand and around the globe. They will wrap a powerful network of expertise, experience and connections around your company.  They’ll share their wisdom, confront your assumptions and test your fortitude…More

Global Accelerator Network

The Lightning Lab is based on best of breed accelerators such as TechStars and Springboard UK. We’re the only NZ member of GAN. As part of our membership, our companies have access to exclusive deals with a range of sponsors…More

Featured Mentors

Here are some of the mentors we already have on board. See all Mentors here.