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During the lockdown a bunch of us involved in community activation got together under the banner of Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) NZ. One of the outcomes of the group involved better informing the government on how to assist startups, in particular during the recovery response. This public document from the Angel Association nicely summarises what support is currently available to startups. We will continue to keep you informed about future activities of the GEN group.
Thanks Pauli for getting MUV Talks up and running online this week. Looks like an an engaging speaker lineup. Also, this week a milestone - our first actual live in person event for months!
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Chatting online with Michael Batko - the CEO of Startmate - which is described as Australia and New Zealand’s most ambitious startup accelerator. Here’s your chance to hear directly from Michael and find out all about the programme and how to apply.
Now that we have discussed technology, it is time for us to see what role architecture will play in the Future of Work. We have invited a renowned guest from the world of architecture: Bjarke Ingels - a Danish architect, founder and creative partner of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
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.
How we work has changed; from where we work to how we structure our teams, collaborate and engage in projects. This fusion of processes and human communication requires transformational tools like Slack, merging project oversight and productivity through digital collaboration. Ethan Eismann, Slack’s VP of Design, joins from Silicon Valley, exclusively talking to a Spark Lab and Future of the Future audience, followed by a live Q&A session.
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.
There is an immediate need to discuss the way forward for New Zealand in a post
COVID-19 world, and the Visionweek New Zealand Web summit will bring together
leading thinkers, innovators, strategists and community leaders, to discuss how we
should invest now for a better future.
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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