• BDO Business Incubator

BDO Business Incubator

We know it can be tough getting started in a competitive world.

BDO is backing start ups and those new to business in Taranaki by offering unique services discounted for a two year period to get you underway.

Are you in the first five years of business?

A complete business package and support to grow your business: 

  • Educate and Energise – networking and educational series every month with other BDO Business Incubator members
  • Certainty of fees with agreed annual fees for tailored selected services
  • Access to BDO Taranaki office facilities – board and meeting rooms and printing and copying services
  • Build a relationship with your dedicated BDO advisor
  • Introductions to BDO’s professional networks
  • Facilitate access to funding for support services and coaching
  • Free Xero and MYOB software set up, initial training and specially discounted subscriptions



  • A new or developing business
  • Wanting to share and collaborate
  • Keen to learn
  • Wanting to develop your networks



Our Educate and Energise  series will include the following topics over the first 12 months of membership

  • Business compliance obligations – general overview of tax, employer obligations and ACC
  • Working smarter – Inland Revenue online and software links, online banking
  • GST basics and processing
  • Insurance and risk
  • Taxes – provisional taxes, tax rates, deductibility of expenses
  • Marketing
  • Understanding financial statements
  • ACC, health and safety
  • Guest speaker and Christmas drinks
  • Software tips and tricks
  • Budgeting
  • Crowdfunding
  • Reporting and dash boarding
  • Employer obligations and contractors
  • Business planning
  • Lean thinking and manufacturing