Hamish Fraser started Verb 14 years ago and is the primary vehicle for his consultation services, business connections and software services. However he has also been one of the youngest members of Timaru District Council and advocates for the tiny house movement and living mindfully whilst living with his family in a bus.Read More
Merrin MacLeod previously of Rails Girls and dev at Flick Electric talks Kiwi Ruby, the upcoming conference she is organising.
It's being held on Thursday 2 November (workshops) and Friday 3 November (conference) at Te Papa on the Wellington waterfront.
Stephanie Pride walks us through the Arts Tech (speed dating night) event she ran during Techweek 2017 as we catchup at our wrap up of #twnz17.
Thanks to all that come along, we hope you had a great time and thanks for asking us the questions.
Into the mighty Taranaki, or "Taradise" as Adrian called it :)
We were invited by Graham Nelson and Jacqui Elley to visit the Manifold co-working space in New Plymouth and, it is a gorgeous working arena into which a number of Taranaki start-ups are beavering away at changing the world.Read More
We were both intrigued as to how Farming2020 event would gel/clash with the ideas espoused at Silicon Mahia and the answer came with our chat with Peter, the driving force behind the event, and the innovators we spoke to ... listen up.Read More
A trip to the East Coast is always fun and the Silicon Mahia day was FULL of fun! And it was full of Maori mana as the packed event heard by speaker after speaker say that there is nothing to loose by stepping into the future, remember the past explorers and reach for the stars - it was stirring stuff.Read More
A gorgeous drive from the Auckland to Tauranga and out to see Pascale and the team at the Windermere Campus of Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology where they have brought together 8 teams of students to create, validate and pitch a full business idea ... all in 2 days - now that's a Mashup!Read More
At AR/VR Garage we walked into a surreal moment - we had an audience waiting for us to perform :) We have a wide ranging series of conversations, a wander around the AR/VR Garage, a look at the weekend's Minecraft set-up and quiet chat with those that came along.Read More
We fly to Auckland to kick off our TechWeek road-trip and we were invited to squeeze in BizDojo @GridAKL as our first venue - and what a wonderful place and people it was. We are on our way!!Read More
Paul Spence has been around the startup and tech scene for a long time but we start with our pre-take off checklist as Paul was a pilot and aviation meteorologist before heading into tech with IWantMyName.Read More
Richard MacManus is an author and tech columnist and prior to that he ran a popular technology blog called ReadWriteWeb (now ReadWrite). Hear his past, current and future story.
(and get tips for being an introvert at conferences)Read More