Category Archives: innovation

Gaining Momentum

ShareTweet Thrilled to participate in the launch of Momentum, a new student-led group for would-be entrepreneurs at Massey’s Wellington campus.  Created by Jeremy Gardiner (President), the first meeting of group attracted around 60 students who put some great questions to a panel … Continue reading

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START UP WEEKEND HITS PALMY AGAIN

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Paper Development Workshop: The future of Research in Entrepreneurship Education

ShareTweet Thursday November 10th and Friday November 11th  2016 in Aarhus, Denmark. Please download the full invitation here: http://tinyurl.com/2016pdw-invite Deadline for registration and abstract is October 1st 2016. Registration link: http://tinyurl.com/2016pdw WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES Receive constructive feedback from senior scholars within … Continue reading

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Enter the Dragons…

ShareTweet It doesn’t seem like two minutes since Young Enterprise tee’d off at the Golf Club in Palmerston North.  This week, it’s the turn of the Dragons to have a look at some of those ideas that the students have … Continue reading

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Keeping busy in rural New Zealand

ShareTweet Loving the regional development side of things.  As part of being appointed to Palmy’s Digital Leaders Forum, took  a look around the region at Whanganui’s link with the Intelligent Communities Forum, leading economist Shaumabil Eaqub on the panel good value … Continue reading

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Summer Tech Challenge

ShareTweet Lovely to see local kids building robots for for the Summer Tech Challenge here in Palmy – a  collaboration between Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services and Massey University School of Engineering.  Lots of skill and ingenuity on display as … Continue reading

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ANZAM 2015

ShareTweet Good to see colleagues old and new at the ANZAM conference last week.  Presented with new colleague Michael Breum Ramsgaard on learning in early stage food ventures in Denmark and New Zealand.  That as the first time I had met … Continue reading

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The Number 1 Start-up mistake?

ShareTweet   I’ve been working for almost twenty years now with people trying to get new ideas for start-ups off the ground.  That includes undergraduate and postgraduate students from business schools and the sciences, as well as a variety of … Continue reading

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Young Enterprise Scheme: Creating futures

ShareTweet It was great to see so many keen and able students being rewarded for their work on New Zealand’s Young Enterprise Scheme on Thursday evening last week.  The Award ceremony for Palmerston North and the surrounding region took place in … Continue reading

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Employability, or creating futures?

ShareTweet Employability is an important concept for aspirant students, as they face a challenging job market and have to manage student loans. Too often, discussions around employability become rather reductive, focussing on quantitative measures at the expense of the bigger … Continue reading

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