2024 Rotorua Pitch Night Line-up

Wednesday 10th April | 5.30pm
2024 Pitch Night Line-up

Below is a quick summary of the 2024 Pitch Night Line-up. For a more information please see the Pitch Synopsis Brochure.

2024 Pitch Night Line up The Mum Collections
The Mum Collections 

FOUNDER: Crystal McPhee
INDUSTRY: e-Commerce / Retail
NEEDS: $100,000

Founded in 2021 as an e-commerce store, in 2022 they secured retail premises on high profile corner site in Rotorua. Designs and sells unique Māori inspired design baby blankets, pods, bags, prams and more. 

In tough trading times, the business is flourishing, but needs more capital to increase production.

NextGen Leader
FOUNDER:Danny Kettoola
INDUSTRY: Leadership Training for Young Adults
SEEKING: Sponsorship / Donations
NEEDS: $100,000


NextGen empowers the next generation of leaders to achieve their full potential and make a positive difference in their communities and the world around them. 

We deliver our unique and dynamic programme of seven weekly sessions to 60 year 12 and 13 students in Tauranga and Rotorua. We want to increase the numbers in the Bay of Plenty in 2025 and run the programme in other locations in New Zealand in 2026.

Ministry of Inspiration
FOUNDER: Jessica Cathro
INDUSTRY: Education Aids
SEEKING: Sponsorship
NEEDS: $50,000


Education STEAMS Kit for use in classroom or at home to develop confidence in using programming and foster creativity and innovation in technology. 

We are looking for sponsorship funding of $50,000 for marketing, additional product and salary contribution.

FOUNDER: Maria Ngawati
NEEDS: $350,000


One of our favourite pitches from 2021 is back seeking investment for a NZ Payment Gateway, aiming to carve a slice of the $6 trillion industry. The Te Waharoa tech product aims to keep merchant and payment processing fees in NZ and in our communites.

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