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A delightful mix of online and real life events this week as we cautiously ease out of the lockdown mindset. Dive in and out of Vision Week to hear from some well known innovators about their views on where New Zealand needs to head next. On a related note, check out the work of the Digital Council who are providing advice to government on data and digital technology future directions.
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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.
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.
The Peer Connect conversation reflects on our individual learnings that we can share and build on to grow our collective resilience to disruption, change and uncertainty. Share your stories, ask questions and learn from each other.
We’re back! Come along to The Dog’s Bollix at 6:30pm and discuss all things bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Catch up with the latest news and network with others to find out the best places to buy or sell bitcoin in New Zealand.
The team from Arcanum AI will explain how Farrago, their predictive modelling engine, uses AWS Step Functions to automate the pre-processing pipeline based on AWS Lambda Functions and AWS EMR with Spark.
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.
Launching new products and solutions during a Global Pandemic might seem like a huge task however Tech Start-Ups in Hong Kong are seeing more opportunity to partner and collaborate to launch into market. Hear from a panel of experts from the sector discuss why Hong Kong is thriving and how you can get involved.
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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