Tag Archives: emerging technology

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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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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ecentre Demo Day

ShareTweet Nothing beats the excitement of live pitches from real early-stage companies as a fascinated audience witnessed at Massey’s ecentre on the Albany campus last night.  10 companies pitched to get feedback on their developing ventures, with a diverse range of … Continue reading

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Exciting times for foodHQ Manawatu

ShareTweet It’s great to be here at Palmerston North, being part of developing the entrepreneurial and innovation talent to help make Manawatu a world-class centre for food innovation.   This project started some time before I arrived; yesterday, it was … Continue reading

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The Startup weekend – fantastic experience for students

ShareTweet I was really pleased when I arrived here in July to find that one of my teaching weekends, the block for 152.334, Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, had been set up by my colleague Jo Bensemann and the BCC to … Continue reading

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Palmy North Startup Weekend

ShareTweet One of the beauties of teaching  a ‘block’ course is that you really get the chance to do things differently from traditional week-by-week teaching. In two weeks time, I’ll be with students on 152.334 Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship.  At the … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Research Network in Pakistan

ShareTweet Excellent British Council Workshop last week, presentation below Isb mar262014 from Lorraine Warren

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SXSC3 competition winners

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Annotating Landscape With Sound

ShareTweet I’ll be blogging about #SXSC3  next week when I’ve got all the pics and videos in, but for now, good to report on the final event, Benjamin Mawson’s Masterclass on Annotating the Landscape With  Sound using the NoTours software.  Ben, … Continue reading

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