BREAKING NEWS
Golf legend Arnold Palmer has died age 87 - reports ... read more ... Read more
Close

Korn to head Creative HQ

AMANDA SACHTLEBEN
Last updated 14:03 24/07/2013
korn
Creative HQ CEO in waiting Stefan Korn.

Relevant offers

Small Business

Downtown Queenstown moves into second stage of revitalisation Investors sought for global expansion of remote-controlled boat launch device Cafe boasts tasty recipes and great coffee at its Westown location Young Enterprise group encourages positive thoughts with positive talk Self-employed need the same ACC certainty as salaried workers, adviser says Jeanine Wardman pursues her dream of being a farmer florist in Marlborough Award winning Method recycling business fast tracks Australian export plan Two pop-up businesses to try on Wellington waterfront these school holidays Coke goes flat for one cafe owner GrabOne vouchers fire up Auckland Pizzeria manager

Serial entrepreneur and angel investor Stefan Korn will step up to the CEO role at Wellington startup incubator Creative HQ in early September.

Korn is a founding investor in New Zealand's first accelerator for tech companies, the Lightning Lab, and has founded several of his own startups. He is also a director at investor firm WebFund.

Korn says Creative HQ is attracting more overseas investments and bringing global experts in to accelerate Kiwi startups.

Creative HQ chair Gerard Quinn says the appointment reflects the close relationship Creative HQ has with the investment community as it celebrates its 10th year.

“Stefan’s expertise and experience in and alongside startup ventures makes him a natural fit for Creative HQ’s work through its incubation programme, digital accelerator and science commercialisation activities,” Quinn says.

Korn will continue serving as director on a number of startup companies in the WebFund portfolio and as a passive investor through his investment company HyperStart.

Ad Feedback

- Unlimited

Special offers
Opinion poll

Do you feel better off than at this time last year?

Yes

No

In some areas yes, others no

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content