Tagged: IT

To business plan or startup plan? That is the question - Stick

Peter Kerr May 20, 2014

Just at the time I have no clue what to write, up turns this blog, It’s well worth repeating. I’ve written about Nicolai Thomson and LendYour, a startup ” to be the place people come to rent”. Here’s his very well written observations on … Continue reading → … Read More

Failing companies the most open to new ideas – Wes Yun, UX Design Day - Stick

Peter Kerr Oct 15, 2013

“The most exciting places to work are those big companies that are failing. They’re most open to ideas, they have nothing to lose. They’re looking for the Hail Mary pass.” [American gridiron quarterback’s hope and a prayer hurl of the … Continue reading → … Read More

Punakaiki Fund now a solution in search of a problem? - Stick

Peter Kerr Oct 08, 2013

So, will the Punakaiki Fund get to ‘Go’? And, if so, how will it differ from the angel investment funds dotted around the country? Originally hoping to raise between $20m to $50m, when the original close date of October 2 … Continue reading → … Read More

Showcase site demonstrates how others can digitally engage with members - Stick

Peter Kerr Sep 10, 2013

Jamie Houston of Honk Marketing has been using his own (sideline, but now about to turn profitable) business as a showcase of how others can use the web to improve customer interaction. This blog gives a few of the lessons … Continue reading → … Read More

Building an integrated interweb presence – easily - Stick

Peter Kerr Sep 03, 2013

For many people (including especially myself), figuring out how to integrate all things interwebby in order to build a business is, at the very least, daunting. Think cleverly using Facebook and other social media, building a database, selectively interacting with … Continue reading → … Read More

Primary industry mobile tech forum draws the digerati - Stick

Peter Kerr Aug 20, 2013

Numbers tell a story on their own. And the fact that over 220 attendees ponyed up at the Mobile Tech Summit 2013 in Wellington on August 7 & 8 underscores the message that our natural resources aren’t as old-hat as … Continue reading → … Read More

Magritek looking to be less lonely - Stick

Peter Kerr Jul 23, 2013

I had the pleasure of catching up with Magritek last week when it announced a new cornerstone shareholder in Wellington-based private equity investor Rangatira. It is an opportunity for Magritek to up its sales and marketing effort around its relatively … Continue reading → … Read More

Mapping NZ’s startup ecosystem – An Aussie beats us to the punch! - Stick

Peter Kerr Jun 18, 2013

Have a look at this, and click through the link that goes with it. You’ll find this Startup Ecosystem Mindmeister map by Phil Morle, fascinating (well probably). It provides a pretty good overview of everything New Zealand for innovation and … Continue reading → … Read More