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The Food, Fibre and Agritech Supernode Challenge awards were dished out in Christchurch last week. Agri-innovation has a bright future ahead according to the event judges.
Tech Week is not too far away. We’ve posted a few highlights this time, but there is way more amazing content than we have room for. To view full scheduling for the week of 22-30 May, be sure to check out the Tech Week website.
But our pick of the week for this week has to be Wednesday evening’s Project Connect event. Awesome lineup of speakers from the world of innovation, entrepreneurship and investment.
Three entrepreneurs/investors are taking the stage for this interactive Project Connect session. Two are transplanted Americans in NZ (both Edmund Hilary Fellows) and the third is a successful Kiwi who has moved back from NYC to work with and invest in next-gen Kiwi companies.
In a complex world we need a public sector that has the agility to adapt to the needs of its citizens, at scale, without leaving the most vulnerable behind. Here how the GovTech Accelerator makes this happen and find out how to get involved.
Hear from local tech entrepreneurs and innovators as to how they started their own tech companies. You will also be introduced to supporting organisations such as the Ministry of Awesome, ThincLab and YES that have helped these people along the way.
Be inspired by seven amazing humans who will be sharing their experience and learnings on overcoming adversity and making the most of unexpected challenges. Come along to meet awesome people in an energetic evening of real stories, fun networking and (of course!) Presto pizza!
You’ve got an idea… whether you want funding, clients, partners or staff, come and practice pitching it. Get some friendly feedback on your presentation. Tips and pointers on style and content. Have some fun working on your pitch.
Recently Luke created a campaign that caused a fair bit of online debate. For May’s theme of #CMResilient he will share the process of this campaign, the outcomes and a few of his learnings along the way.