Tagged: Prototyping

Foolproof market validation tool for those of us who would be fools - Stick

Peter Kerr Oct 18, 2012

‘Foolproof’ (great title) has been inspired by much of a working life immersed in entrepreneurial startups. Its author, Jenny Douché likes to think of the 188 page book as a resource for anyone looking to create or grow a business. … Continue reading → … Read More

New media + books = Literary Angels: friend recommendations set to fly - Stick

Peter Kerr Oct 04, 2012

Literary Angels, a Facebook (with other social media to come) book socialising, tracking and selling tool, could be exactly what the publishing industry has been looking for. LA sets up a unique identity for a hard copy or e-book, allowing … Continue reading → … Read More

The Patents Bill and the Wai 262 Report: two solitudes in search of common ground - Stick

Peter Kerr Sep 26, 2012

A guest blog by Doug Calhoun In an earlier post on the Patents Bill: I mentioned that the introduction of the Bill had been delayed for 14 years because of concerns about the Wai 262 claim. Nearly fifteen months after … Continue reading → … Read More

Gunning for better play; Makerspace takes aim at crowdfunding - Stick

Peter Kerr Aug 28, 2012

The Wellington Makerspace [TWMS] wants to build a better gun, well that’s not strictly true. The community actually play a lot of what are commonly known as first person shooters [FPS], such as Medal of Honor, Battlefield, Team Fortress and … Continue reading → … Read More

“So Makerspace, can you create this?” – workshop eases into existence - Stick

Peter Kerr Aug 09, 2012

A couple of months into its life, and The Wellington’s MakerSpace is finding its feet, getting into gear as a physical product incubator for people testing their ideas. Co-founder Lee Bennett says as businesses around the place learn of its … Continue reading → … Read More

Startup junkie looking to bring weekend experience to Northland - Stick

Peter Kerr Aug 02, 2012

Northlander Larissa Matheson found the Auckland Startup Weekend (June 15 – 17) so inspiring, she got herself down to the Wellington version (July 27 – 29). Considering that two days before the Auckland event she’d never heard of the entrepreneur/business … Continue reading → … Read More

Startup Weekend leans into NZ version of global entrepreneurship competition - Stick

Peter Kerr Jul 31, 2012

What was the fifth Startup Weekend in New Zealand, and the second in Wellington, continued to raise the bar. Co-organiser, and WebFund chairman Dave Moskovitz says the 54 hour event that aims to take pitched (to all participants’) ideas into … Continue reading → … Read More

Know and figure out ‘pain points’ before any commercialisation – KiwiNet - Stick

Peter Kerr Jun 28, 2012

Market validation, before the really expensive part of idea commercialisation, was Duncan Ledwith’s message to KiwiNet people. What pain point do you address was his rhetoric question put to university and CRI commercialisation people at a recent Wellington forum? The … Continue reading → … Read More