Tagged: Startup Weekend

Science, startups and deciding to pivot - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jul 07, 2015

It was an emotional weekend in Wellington. There was the thrill of anticipation in the run-up to Saturday night’s clash between the Hurricanes and the Highlanders, then the emptiness of defeat as the Cake Tin emptied and thousands of yellow-clad rugby fans trudged home. But at Creative HQ a stone’s throw from Courtenay Place where smug-looking Highlanders fans … Read More

Do Kiwis have a certain je ne sais quoi with regard to Startup Weekends – or is that wishful thinking? - Stick

Peter Kerr May 05, 2015

Having been lucky enough to be around a couple of startup things in the past few weeks – I’ll take the opportunity to reflect. The first occasion was a Skype interview at Wellington’s Creative HQ with George Smith, the founder … 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