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Tech Week is underway with a lineup even bigger and better than before. There is vastly more events than we have space for in the digest. So we heartily recommend heading over to the full Tech Week calendar. As part of Tech Week EdTechNZ will be showcasing New Zealand edtech companies doing cool stuff. But if you get to nothing else this busy week, be sure to tune in and catch BaseCamp founder Jason Fried in conversation with Movac. Pauli Sosa and the team have a special MUV Talks session planned in conjunction with Women in Tech this week also.
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.
In this meetup, members of QuantumBlack, the advanced data analytics arm of McKinsey and Company, will share how the team helped Emirates Team New Zealand defend and win the oldest trophy in international sport, the America’s Cup.
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.
What is the difference between Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning?Is Artificial Intelligence just a buzzword?What’s hot in deep learning today? Engineer and data scientist Adam Green will attempt to answer these questions.
If you want to hear the success stories and learnings from established and aspiring founders, then this event is for you! From survival tactics to best practices, you will have an opportunity to hear and meet some of the brightest minds in the startup scene who have been there and done that. Top all of this with an unmissable opportunity to network, and for free!
A discussion on Intellectual Property (IP) for startups. Hear from Rachel Triplow who is an IP lawyer and founder of aRc Legal. Rachel will talk about IP strategy specifically in the context of startup, including how to identify, capture and commercialise IP depending on the company’s requirements and budget.