Tagged: Angel investment

Kiwi battery technology charged up on green car opportunities - Stick

Peter Kerr May 10, 2012

By guest blogger, Imogen Reed Congratulations are due to UC’s Dr John Abrahamson (Chemical and Process Engineering) and Christchurch company ArcActive who recently won one of three prestigious awards at the April 2012 CleanEquity Conference in Monaco. The award, for … Continue reading → … Read More

Startups get a scientific methodology = a simplifying strategy - Stick

Peter Kerr Apr 26, 2012

Webfund chairman, entrepreneur and supporter of startups Dave Moskovitz gave his review of Eric Ries book, ‘The Lean Startup’ at a lunchtime meeting at Wellington’s Southern Cross hotel recently. Ex-pat American Moskovitz brought back a few copies of the book … Continue reading → … Read More

Angels, unsurprisingly, belt-tightening - Stick

Peter Kerr Apr 03, 2012

We shouldn’t be too surprised that the latest figures released on the Young Company Finance Index show a slight reduction in the amount of investment by Angels. After all, there’s only so much ‘spare’ money that Angels have to punt … Continue reading → … Read More

Ahoy me hearties; an offshore way around America’s green card requirements? - Stick

Peter Kerr Dec 15, 2011

Partly because they were cheeky enough to ask, and partly because it is such a wild idea, here’s a plug for would-be entrepreneurial pirates. Along similar lines to Radio Hauraki, way back in the 1960s beating the then broadcasting laws … Continue reading → … Read More

Bright Ideas Challenge feels like it’s already permanent - Stick

Peter Kerr Nov 10, 2011

Perhaps the best thing coming out of what is only the second Bright Ideas Challenge just completed by Grow Wellington is the sense of permanence it already has. It feels like it is going to hang around. The publicity (and … Continue reading → … Read More