Tag Archives: Massey

Young Enterprise Awards Dinner – Creating Futures (3)

ShareTweet This is rapidly becoming a highlight of my year. Congratulations to Where’s Woolly, @youngentnz Company of the Year. Each wins scholarship to Massey University Business School. Ezekiel Raui presented Nadia Payne with the Massey Business School  Business School Young Entrepreneur Scholar Award. … Continue reading

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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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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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Young Enterprise Scheme – Final awards, Creating futures (2)

ShareTweet Not long ago, I went to the regional awards for the Young Enterprise Scheme.  so exciting to be there for the finals in Wellington this week.  Gone are the days when YE students set up tiny  businesses based on crafts … Continue reading

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5 to 5 bootcamp

ShareTweet The most enjoyable landmarks in my teaching year are connected to experiences where students go through a team-based idea development process.  Last year, the Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship paper ran through the Start-Up Weekend, which coincided with our dates.  This … Continue reading

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Innovate!

ShareTweet Great to see the  Innovate finals at the NZ Sport and Rugby Institute  last week, where the winner, Kevin Halsall’s Ogo, was announced to a full house.  Ogo is a is a revolutionary wheel chair that blends cutting edge electronics and … Continue reading

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A matter of trust: new research – help needed

ShareTweet New Research on trust in early stage ventures – in collaboration with Dr Melanie Ashleigh from University of Southampton, UK. The concept of trust is a vital ingredient that contributes to new venture success and yet little or no … Continue reading

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Business Bootcamp in Palmy

ShareTweet Great fun and great ideas at the 5 to 5 Business Bootcamp hosted by BCC  at the UCOL campus.  Year 11 students from the PNGHS and PNBHS got together in teams to test and develop business ideas. One lesson to learn … Continue reading

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