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Kea Connect is a free service that connects your business with our extensive, international community of Kiwis. No matter where you want to export, your industry or size, we will connect you with experts who are ready to provide market intelligence, connection & mentorship.
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You fill out the online Kea Connect form
We work with you to understand where your business is at
We connect you with experts in our network
Join Kea and explore the global potential of your business with Kea Connect
Before engaging with Kea Connect, it’s helpful if you have done the below:
– identify what you would like to achieve out of the connection request
– research the markets you are interested in
– identify your key competitors
– determine what you don’t know, and what advice will be most helpful
Kea Connect is a free service. We can help with aspects like market validation, market entry advice and assistance, mentoring, governance, and distribution strategies.
Your request will be assessed in 5 working days after completing the form.
If we can’t find somebody to help you in our database, we can post your request in our global newsletter. This helps increase the chances of finding the right person to help you.
We’re not in a position to ask for funding on your behalf. However, we can sometimes connect you with organisations in this space. Please email us on [email protected] for more information.
Kea isn’t a sales or marketing platform, so we’re unable to promote your business to our community, or help you find customers. We love to hear your stories though, so let us know if you’re doing amazing things around the world and we can see how we can share these stories through our various channels.
Yes! We want to see more international companies set up in New Zealand so if you’re looking to open an office here, just fill out the Kea Connect form and make sure you tell us more about your business and where you’d like to set up in New Zealand. If you’re just selling products/services into New Zealand without a physical presence – we aren’t a sales/marketing channel however the New Zealand Commerce Commission has resources for businesses here.
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