SWIFT focuses on supporting South Waikato’s existing industries and established businesses to activate new ideas and initiatives so they can flourish and grow. Striving together to transform the region through job creation and opportunity.
Our economic development fund backs long-term sustainable growth by supporting businesses with; financial assistance, training support, independent business expertise and access to networks.
We partner with providers to accelerate business growth in specialist areas such as strategic planning and expansion, sales strategy and marketing, governance, goal setting, product launch and more.
Unlike traditional ‘investors’, we don’t ask for much in return. The primary Return of Investment we care about is the number of quality jobs businesses can create to strengthen our community.
Van Dam Plumbing is well known across the South Waikato having been established 60 years ago. Stephen Mulholland who has recently purchased the business with his partner Jade Corry, had worked for Van Dam Plumbing for 15 years and is well known in the Putaruru sporting community.