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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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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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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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Akina Launchpad pitch day

ShareTweet It’s been so rewarding seeing a group of social enterprises developing their business models during the Akina Launchpad Accelerator.  You can meet the teams here.  Yesterday, saw the pitch event at Shed 7 on the Wellington waterfront.  The teams … Continue reading

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Women@Massey: Entrepreneurship

ShareTweet Good session across all campuses at Massey on Friday for the Women@Massey group facilitated by myself and Jo Bensemann.  Organised as  an informal discussion session with a foreword by the presenters, a range of topics were discussed.  We began by … 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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Launchpad: take off!

ShareTweet The pictures below tell the story of the energy in the room at Akina’s Launchpad event in Auckland’s GRIDAKL venue last week in Viaduct Harbour.   I was there to observe the event with my colleague from Massey’s Wellington campus, Martina … 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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The Startup Weekend Experience

ShareTweet Yesterday, I interviewed Richard Dryden, Marketing and Events Co-ordinator for the BCC, about what to expect from the Start-up weekend on 12-15 September.  Here’s a summary of the key points: You refer to the Startup Weekend as “and MBA … 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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