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Opportunities For Students

Massey University students can access funding and support to kickstart their projects.

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What We Offer Students

At Massey Ventures we help student innovators and entrepreneurs turn their big ideas into a business or social enterprise. From early ideas to start-ups, we offer a range of programmes to support you in your entrepreneurial journey.

If you would like to find out more about how we support students then we'd love to hear from you!

Kickstart your Idea

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Help with Your Idea


Whether you need advice on a project, idea, or venture, we’re here to help. Get in touch to grab a coffee or jump on a call!

Pitch.ME | 60-Second Video Pitch Challenge


Have you got an idea that could become the next BIG thing? You could win money to help make it a reality.

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Grand Ideas Competition


Have you got a grand idea that could change the world? You could win seed funding to help make it a reality. 

Support for Student Innovators

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Bootcamp will give you the tools, frameworks, and connections to move your business idea forward.  

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Massey Ventures Masters Enterprise Bursary


Massey Ventures $15K Master’s Enterprise Bursary supports master’s students undertaking research with commercialisation potential.

Momentum Investment Committees


Momentum provides free and confidential advice and connections to students and start-ups across New Zealand.

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Emerging Innovator Programme

KiwiNet's Emerging Innovator Programme offers project and travel funding, mentorship, and professional development opportunities.
Talk to Massey Ventures about being nominated.

Fund and Launch your Project

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PreSeed Grant for Student Projects


Massey Ventures can help students access up to $20K of PreSeed grant funding to develop their idea. Talk to us about what’s involved.

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Massey Ventures Student Investment Fund

The Student Investment Fund helps Massey student-entrepreneurs progress from technical development through to the launch of their start-up business with up to $25k of investment in your company.

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Massey Innovation Prize

The Massey Innovation Prize is a competition for staff and students to test their big idea. The winning entry receives up to $50,000 of seed investment to commercialise their idea.

Want to find out more?

Our friendly team are happy to help!

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