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Tauranga Startup Weekend: 13-15 November 2015

One of the great things about being based in Silicon Valley is seeing all the amazing global start-ups that have chosen to call this place ‘home’. That’s at least how the local media see it. Time then to re-wind. Even though I am surrounded by over 350 tech start-ups and a highly motivated and energetic group of entrepreneurs here at [...]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Tauranga|0 Comments

Are you going to SW Tauranga? Early bird pricing closes TONIGHT!

You’ve possibly looked at the Startup Weekend Tauranga Eventbrite page a few times now. You’ve possibly thought, “I wonder whether some of New Zealand’s top ‘Startup Weekend’ mentors are traveling to the Bay to take part in the event”? (The answer incidentally, is yes) You’re possibly thinking, “Will active angel investors and a well-known, experienced panel of judges be supporting [...]

By |October 6th, 2014|Tauranga|0 Comments

Tauranga, 6 October: ‘Angel at My Table’, with John Huston

Startup Weekend Tauranga, in association with Enterprise Angels, are organising a night with a difference at the Tauranga Art Gallery on 6th October. Starting at 5.00pm, three prominent angel investors are going to sit in a dragon’s den set. Rather than listening to entrepreneurs pitch as would be the norm, the role is to be reversed. It will be the [...]

By |September 29th, 2014|Raising Capital, Tauranga|1 Comment

UPDATED: Tauranga Startup Weekend: 7-9 November

For those unfamiliar with the format, Startup Weekend works by delivering the opportunity to learn how to start a business and promoting entrepreneurship in local communities. This is an event that brings together developers, designers, marketers, product managers, startup enthusiasts and members of the community who can support them. Together they share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups - [...]

By |September 12th, 2014|Start-Up, Tauranga|0 Comments

Tauranga Startup Weekend: 7-9 November 2014

As I prepare to fly back to Tauranga, it is time to look forward. It also gives me the chance to reflect on some interesting conversations I have been having in Wellington this week. The 2014 Tauranga Startup Weekend seems like a good way to begin. For those unfamiliar with the format, Startup Weekend works by delivering the opportunity to [...]

By |August 8th, 2014|Tauranga|0 Comments