ThincLab delivers Start Me Up graduates

09 July 2021

University of Canterbury Business School’s incubator ThincLab played a vital role in the recent successful graduation of 25 entrepreneurs.

  • Start Me Up

    Start Me Up Graduates

25 jobseekers impacted by Covid-19 recently graduated from the Start Me Up programme – a programme designed to kick-start their career in a new direction, mentored by industry experts.

Over the past seven weeks, University of Canterbury Business School’s incubator ThincLab delivered a business accelerator programme in cooperation with startup hub Ministry of Awesome, as part of the Start Me Up partnership between the Ministry of Social Development and ChristchurchNZ. Previously undiscovered entrepreneurs and innovators got to develop and polish their business ideas with support from ThincLab’s mentors including Geoff Brash and Paul Spence.

Read ChristchurchNZ’s media release.

For further information please contact:

UC Communications team,, Ph: (03) 369 3631 or 027 503 0168