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Connecting Tauranga and the regions with the USA

On Friday, I had the pleasure of hosting the US Ambassador to New Zealand, Mark Gilbert, for lunch, in Tauranga. In the morning we had spoken about the upcoming SVForum AgTech Conference next month and the growing intersection between New Zealand’s tech and agriculture sectors. Over lunch, we met several business colleagues to talk about the rapidly growing innovation ecosystem [...]

By |April 4th, 2016|Tauranga|0 Comments

‘Doing Business with the USA’ Event – 28 October in the Waikato

The American Chamber of Commerce (NZ), Export NZ and ANZ Bank are organising a half-day seminar on 28th October at the Sport Waikato Facility, WINTEC. The ‘Doing Business with the USA’ event brings together a number of Kiwi companies and individuals who will share their experiences – good & bad. I am pleased to have been invited to contribute. I [...]

By |October 15th, 2015|Wharf42|0 Comments

The Meteoroid Program Silicon Valley Service Partner Network

One of the key projects I set myself for this week was to consolidate the Meteoroid Program Service Partner network here in Silicon Valley. Even though I am only three day’s into the week, that project is now almost complete. When any early stage New Zealand tech business lands on the West Coast, it is very easy to underestimate the [...]

By |February 26th, 2015|Silicon Valley|1 Comment

Meteoroid Program Webinar Series Announced

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Meteoroid Program’s new webinar series. The series is designed to provide early stage New Zealand ICT businesses, their advisors and their investors with an insight into the range of issues that need to be considered when entering the North American market. Connecting with Silicon Valley We will be announcing [...]

By |February 12th, 2015|Meteoroid|1 Comment

Getting to Know (and work with) Amcham

Welcome to Amcham: The American Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand. AmCham has been promoting trade, investment, tourism and education links between the United States of America and New Zealand for over 45 years. Its membership is diverse and it is made up of many of the US Fortune 500 companies and leading NZ corporates representing turnover well in excess [...]

By |December 1st, 2014|Wharf42|0 Comments

Today’s ‘Doing Business with the USA’ Tauranga Roadshow

UPDATED: The Roadshow starts at 2.30pm today. Just before I hop on the plane this weekend for a few days in Silicon Valley, I am speaking at today's ‘Doing Business with the USA' Tauranga Roadshow. It is being hosted at the ANZ Bank, 247 Cameron Road, Tauranga. If you are based in Tauranga or the Bay of Plenty and do [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Tauranga|1 Comment

Join the ‘Doing Business with the USA’ Tauranga Roadshow

Just before I jump on the plane next month for a week in Silicon Valley, I have been asked to speak at the ‘Doing Business with the USA Tauranga Roadshow’. It is scheduled to take place at the ANZ Bank, 247 Cameron Road, Tauranga, on Wednesday 22nd October. If you are based in Tauranga or the Bay of Plenty and [...]

By |September 25th, 2014|Tauranga|0 Comments