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WHAT IS LEADERSHIP?

Ever think about what it takes to be a great entrepreneurial leader and how best to develop and nourish your leadership mindset? In this downloadable guide, some of our favourite mentors, experts and startups share their experiences of leadership and give us some pointers.

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SUCCESS, A GREATER SENSE OF PURPOSE: EXPERT JACKY LAVERTY

As our the Head of Venture Management, Jacky Laverty has over 20 years experience managing and mentoring businesses to success. She is an integral part of our startup founders’ journey to success – whatever success looks like for them.

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CONNECT WITH THE LANGUAGES AND CULTURES OF LATIN AMERICA

Wondering how we can share the rich cultures of Latin America here in Aotearoa? Or how we show our youth that learning other languages can translate to rewarding career paths and the brightest futures? EduHack: Latin America is for you. 2-3 December 2017

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KŌKIRI APPLICATIONS OPEN, JOIN OUR WAKA

Kōkiri is a waka to a world where accelerating Māori entrepreneurs is an established and critical part of Aotearoa’s kaupapa and success. Applications for Kōkiri are open!

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ALUMNI UPDATE: PRENO

We asked Amelia, Prenos’ CEO and co-founder, a few questions to see how everything is going 2 years on from participating in Lightning Lab Auckland.

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FUELLED

“Fuelled has secured an exclusive position in the Xero Financial Web in New Zealand, making them the only cash flow funding partner.”
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CHINA LOOKS TO WELLINGTON TO DISRUPT HOME MARKET

A collaboration between Wellington-based innovation hub, Creative HQ, and the Chengdu government is creating cross-border networks that could promote the capital as a global provider of innovation services.

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VENTURE UP ON THE ROAD

We’re very excited to announce that Venture Up will be running again in 2017!

To celebrate, the Venture Up team are taking a taster of the programme to 11 different locations around New Zealand between July 26 and August 12.

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BIG WINS, FAST FAILS, INSPIRING MOMENTS WITH FEMALE FOUNDERS

With Lightning Lab XX Demo Day right around the corner, we spoke with four of the nine female led teams to get an insider perspective on the 4-month mentorship-driven business acceleration programme. Little Yellow Bird, Patternsnap, Music Ecademy and Sipreme shared their big wins, fast fails, most inspiring moments and touched on what’s next for their ventures post Demo Day.

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