Level 6 | Executive Development Programmes

Passionate People

'We work with startups everyday, this is not a hobby, but our purpose.’

Dr. Rachel Wright
Director, Level6


Growing the next generation of startups. Launching October 2017.

2 locations, UC and Innovation Precinct 100+ access to experienced entrepreneurs and investors
10 places available 2 key programmes

Level6 is a new Innovation Hub based in Christchurch. The sole focus is to grow technology startups to global businesses.

Currently Level6 offers two main programmes:

  • The Level6 sales growth programme
  • The Level6 high technology programme

Level 6 draws on the strengths of both the University of Cantebrury (UC) and ChristchurchNZ by providing a programme that offers an active and intense focus on results.

Is Level 6 right for my business?

Level 6 is for startups that are looking to grow and expand internationally. The programme places emphasis on technology startups, particularly those operating in the following sectors:

  • Agritech
  • Energy and Environment
  • Digital
  • Food and Beverage
  • Health Technology
  • Transport and Infrastructure
  • Education

What are the entry criteria?

How does it work?

Actively grows great startups

Challenging programme for those with global aspirations

  • Dedicated startup support from people who have been there before
  • Access to investors and support to be investment ready
  • Access to global networks and markets

Combines the best of both worlds

Connects tertiary and business sectors

  • Two locations, UC and the Innovation Precinct
  • Connects tertiary students with startups
  • Access to UC research, facilities, expertise, staff and resources
  • Access to industry expertise
  • Access to UC's worldwide Alumni base

Expert capabilities

Highly experienced startup builders

  • Experts with a track record of turning ideas into global businesses
  • Our team has raised investment, grown businesses, and taken startups global from Christchurch
  • Centre for Entrepreneurship
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
    New Zealand
  • +64 3 369 3403
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