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Kia Ora to our mates at Startmate. Thanks for the social media love last week and a big welcome to our new readers. We’ve also been having some frank discussions about community-building and pipeline and how to work well together. Bottom line is that we all want people and startups to succeed and to grow a bigger pie.
The PowerUp programme has been on a quest to uncover Taranaki’s brightest innovators and support them to develop new business ideas. This week will see the culmination of their collective efforts with the PowerUp awards evening.
Hear from EHF Fellow Mark Pavlyukovskyy an ex Silicon valley operator on why he and investors decided to start the first operator run fund in Aotearoa New Zealand (nzvc.co.nz) to help founders navigate the challenges of starting and growing world-class companies.
Venture Taranaki presents the PowerUp Ideas Competition Finals Night. Finalists pitch their enterprise idea to an experienced judging panel, with one finalist winning the ultimate prize of $10,000 to take their idea to the next level.
Join the Project Connect community for some great food and drink, excellent networking opportunities – or chats with some other excellent humans, and an interactive conversation with April Rinne from Portland.