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Blackbird VC are now offering free weekly livestream presentations, fireside chats and webinars with the world’s top tech leaders through Giants Weekly. More info below. On a related note, Startmate is launching in New Zealand. The acclaimed Aussie accelerator programme offers founders global reach, talented mentors and a track record of nurturing high value companies. The new programme will be conducted entirely online.
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In today’s world, environmental and social challenges are continually threatening the world’s economy. Corporates and governments now recognise the need to act responsibly to support positive change in day-to-day businesses in building a sustainable global economy.
Brianne West is a New Zealand entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Ethique, the world’s most sustainable lifestyle and beauty brand. Ethique has, to date, prevented the manufacture and disposal of over 8 million plastic bottles worldwide.
Food production is increasingly at the cutting edge of science and technology, as the global need to innovate and to sustainably feed our planet becomes an imperative. This seminar brings together the international food innovation ecosystem to engage in discussions on opportunities and challenges across food systems to shift towards a more sustainable approach.
Rachael Neumann is the Head of Startups Australia and New Zealand at AWS. She sits on the Board of Directors for StartupAUS and is a Startmate Partner. In this session, Rachael will share her wealth of knowledge on consumer-products, consumer design and customer experience.
COVID-19 has affected all of us in different ways. Join us to hear and to be inspired by four brave and persevering entrepreneurs who have adapted and re-invented their approach from one day to another.
Michael Batko is the CEO of seed-fund and accelerator Startmate. Through mentoring hundreds of founders through Startmate, Michael has seen the best and worst of pitching to investors. Join him in this session to hear what to do (and what not to do) when pitching.
Gain inspiration and ideas to ensure we build with intent and understand the consequencesof what we deliver. Join leading researchers, inspirational thinkers and those with hands-on case-studies to explore how we cannavigate and negotiate ethical issues and embed values and ethics into organisations.
Kate Dinon is a communications and public relations strategist with over fifteen years of global experience advising startups, technology and design companies. In this session, Kate will teach you how to utilise the power of storytelling for public relations.
How Global Insurance Brand MetLife is Partnering with Startups to Power Innovation in Financial Wellness
Join MetLife’s innovation office, Techstars and financial wellness startup, Zogo Finance on August 18 at 12pm ET for an online Ask Me Anything to learn what successful startup engagement really looks like. MetLife’s Chief Innovation Officer John Geyer, and VP of Innovation Terrance Luciani will share how they are teaming up with startups to drive new value across their business and are developing multiple POCs and pilots. Save your spot!
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