About Business Mentors New Zealand
Business Mentors New Zealand is an independent not-for-profit mentoring service committed to supporting the success of small business owners, startup entrepreneurs or social enterprise decision-makers. The service has been helping Aotearoa, New Zealand’s small business owners grow since 1991. The national network of experienced mentors guide developing business owners to achieve sustainable success. Mentors support business owners by sharing their knowledge, skills and experience of what it takes to succeed in business.
Are you a Small Business Owner?
Are you striving for growth or need assistance solving a specific business challenge? CEDA can connect you to Business Mentors New Zealand’s mentoring services to provide up to 12 months of confidential, one-on-one guidance for developing business owners no matter where you are in your journey.
- One on one support
- $295 + GST registration fee
- Work with an experienced Business Mentor
Volunteer as a Mentor
As a mentor, you’ll be dedicated to assisting business owners and the community that they influence. With no financial or emotional investment in the business, you offer a unique, invaluable perspective: You understand the highs and lows of business and can help your mentee bypass mistakes, shorten their learning curve, and accelerate their growth.
If you think you have experience and knowledge to share with New Zealand’s small business community, speak to CEDA’s Business Team to join the network of mentors.
- Shorten someone else’s learning curve
- Share your business knowledge
- Training provided
- Join an established network
Register for a Business Mentor
If you’re an owner of an existing small business, have a startup business idea, or are a decision-maker for a social enterprise, then you are eligible for the service.
CEDA partner with Business Mentors New Zealand through the Regional Business Partner Network. Find out more.
Business Success Story: Sophia Parun
Sophia Parun clearly remembers drawing and painting at primary school, and just loving it. It’s not surprising, creativity and a passion for art runs in her family. It’s making a living from art that is the difficult part. But where there is a will there is a way, and the last year has seen Parun well on her way.