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MYOB is giving NZ start ups a head start on success with a chance to win over $100,000 in prizes!

New Zealand may be 2 hours ahead of the rest of the world but that’s not the only way NZ start ups can get a head start. If you’ve got a great idea for a start up, or already running one, MYOB wants to hear about it. 5 finalists will be selected from around NZ and flown to Auckland for an exciting pitch night.

Entries open on 13 August 2018 and close at 11:59 (NZST) on 31 August 2018.To be eligible to enter, the entrant either has a business idea but has not yet started a business or must have been in operation for less than two years.


One lucky winner will receive

- $10,000 cash
- 12 months free MYOB Essentials Accounting software
- 6 months business coaching & mentor support along with 12 months membership at The Common valued at $18,000
- NZME marketing worth $25,000
- Promotion on The Hits plus a video to support your product or service


Four other lucky finalists will win

- $1,000 cash prize (excluding winner)
- 12 months free MYOB Essentials Accounting software
- 3 months business support membership, including mentoring at
The Common valued at $2,500

MYOB has been backing Kiwi entrepreneurs for more than 25 years

The first 12 months of a startup can be both immensely exciting and joyful, as well as downright stressful and riddled with mistakes. MYOB has the tools, information and technology to get your startup business up and running.

Learn more about how we can help you do what you love!

This competition is made possible with support from the following organisations: