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BNZ - Growth

Proud to be part of the Digital Boost Alliance Aotearoa

BNZ was founded in 1861 and is committed to helping our customers and communities prosper. As an award-winning digital bank, as well as New Zealand’s leading business bank, BNZ understands how crucial digital transformation is for New Zealand SMEs. Digital technologies offer enormous potential to help New Zealand lift wellbeing and deliver a more productive, sustainable and inclusive economy. As one of the the founding members of the Digital Alliance pledge, BNZ has committed to use its strong relationships and expertise to help lift digital skills and promote digital transformation.

Digital Boost Alliance Commitment

Through BNZ's support for New Zealand businesses and the economy, and their strong relationships in communities around the country, they will help lift digital skills and promote digital transformation to improve inclusion, wellbeing and productivity in Aotearoa New Zealand. BNZ is committed to offering the following support as part of the Digital Boost Alliance Initiative:

Digital courses for SMEs
Supporting NZ SMEs to digitally transform their business through digital courses to the value of $300,000

eCommerce platform support
Equipping SME bankers to help businesses transform utilising eCommerce platforms by the end of 2022

Good to Grow scheme
Supporting business through BNZ's ‘Good to Grow’ scheme with capital to help digitise their businesses

Digital skills training for BNZ colleagues
Offering essential digital skills training for all BNZ colleagues by the end of 2022

Digital Skills in Aotearoa research survey and report
Continuing to measure the progress of digital skills of New Zealanders and SMEs through their Digital Skills in Aotearoa regular research survey and report