Our Programmes

ThincLab Canterbury provides a transformative experience in the form of both cohort based and individual business education and advisory services.

Based alongside the University of Canterbury Centre for Entrepreneurship, we also co-facilitate specialised virtual and in-person accelerator programmes such as those delivered as part of the regional Supernodes Strategy.

Participants become part of a supportive community of entrepreneur founders, advisors and investors that shares knowledge and celebrates success.

See below for more information about the ThincLab Canterbury Growth Programme and the ThincLab Canterbury PACE Programme.

Applications are welcome from entrepreneurs across the Canterbury region as well as from within the university.

Growth Programme

Our flagship programme offering tailored one-to-one advisory aimed at growth stage companies with global ambitions and that are ready to go to the next level.

The ThincLab Canterbury mentoring process challenges assumptions, sets milestones and encourages reflection by the company founder or CEO.

Places in the Growth Programme are limited and entry is via a selection panel.

Contact us to find out more about the Growth Programme.

PACE Programme

  • A series of month long modules designed to deliver resources, connections and support to make your business grow.
  • Weekly facilitated sessions with a small cohort of similar startups to promote practical, peer-to-peer learning through the use of business frameworks and group discussion. Featuring presentations and Q&As with industry experts and established founders.
  • PACE modules run throughout the year. Pick and choose the topics that interest you most.
  • The programme is fully funded and there is no cost to attend.
  • Entry is open to founders of any post-revenue Canterbury based company.
  • Contact us to find out about the next PACE Programme module.