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How to Build an App or Software as a Service (SaaS) Product for Business


1 November 2019


9:00 am


GridAKL Lysaght Building



This workshop is for non-technical people, innovators and businesses as well as directors to learn web app and SaaS new product development.

About this Event

The workshop is delivered as well as presented by Sam Kamani and Will Schimdt from Product Done and Orchid Web Design, both Sam and Will are also authors of The 30 Day Start-Up.

Together, Sam and Will have significant experience in building tech start-ups and specialise in mobile and web app as well as software as a service (SaaS) product development for innovators, businesses and non-technical founders or directors.

Do you have an idea for a mobile app or web application? Do you feel overwhelmed with what your next steps could be? Designing, building and bringing an app or software as a service (SaaS) product to market is difficult even for those who have done it before.

The focus of this workshop is to provide you with a framework to simplify the process and give you a clear roadmap to turn your idea into an app or software as a service product.

This workshop won’t be generic, it will be specific to your new mobile or web app idea. Sam and Will work directly with you to help you with your software as a service (SaaS) product, you will be provided with the necessary tools as well as resources for live exercises during the workshop then afterwards.

Sam and Will help workshop attendees to design and plan out the first version of their app or software as a service (SaaS) product, which enables you to take away a tangible and clear plan of action to finish the app or software service then bring it to market.

This How to Build an App or Software as a Service (SaaS) Product for Business workshop will also cover:

• The basics for a minimum viable product and how to create one

• Choosing a no-code solution or custom development

•What to look for in a chief technology officer or technical partner

• How to get traction for your start-up

• Case studies and common pitfalls

• Wire-framing your app idea

• Software service tips and tricks

Finally, Sam and Will provide you with the next steps for your app development or software as a service (SaaS) product process. This workshop is your option to kickstart your start-up idea or help your software as a service (SaaS) product go to the next level and work towards building a market leading app or software service.

Remember to bring your laptop for facilitation and teams are also very welcome, workshop ticket price is per person.

Total Price: $50 (includes GST and online payment fees).

When: Friday 1 November, 9:00am – 12:00pm.

Location: GridAKL John Lysaght Event Space (Cafe Collective), 101 Pakenham Street West, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland 1010.

For initial questions and additional information, feel free to get in touch with Engage Pro by either mobile phone or email:

022 524 8590

For your reference, GridAKL innovation precinct is three (3) different locations and properties next to each other in Wynyard Quarter (Auckland):

(1) GridAKL John Lysaght, 101 Pakenham Street West.

(2) GridAKL Mason Brothers, 139 Pakenham Street West.

(3) GridAKL Generator Space, 12 Madden Street.