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Start-Up Chile Info Session: Build your Startup in Latin America

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you looking for investment to take your startup to the next step? Do you have a company that is ready to go global? Do you want to join one of the largest global startup communities? Come hear Camila Postigo, Start-Up Chile's Head of Marketing, talk about the incredible opportunities for New Zealand based entrepreneurs to engage with Latin America through Start-Up Chile. Two application processes are opening in December and January. Come find out more!

Startup Grind: Fireside chat with Mark Hurley (Jasper & Little Giant)

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Mark Hurley is a previous EY Entrepreneur of the year finalist with over 17 years experience as a founder, executive, director and angel investor. He was previously the CEO and Founder of Little Giant, NZ's leading design and innovation agency. Dentsu Aegis Network acquired little Giant in 2017. Dentsu Aegis Network is one of the world’s largest communication companies with 35,000 people across 145 countries. His new venture is Jasper, a startup that allows investors to purchase fractional ownership in…

Agile Auckland: Panel Discussion – The Cyber Security Talent Report

November 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The world of IT recruitment can change rapidly, but there’s one trend that’s remained firmly on the agenda of organisations large and small for several years now, which has led to a continuous escalation in demand for the appropriately skilled professionals – cyber security. With input from employers, business leaders, cyber security professionals and Hays' own recruiting experts, the Cyber Security Talent Report presents a broad perspective on the cyber security employment outlook for New Zealand & Australia. During this…

Data Science Discussion Auckland

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

This is a group for anyone interested in data science and machine learning. The group will meet to discuss concepts and principals of data science for the purpose of learning. I started this group because I recently returned from overseas where I attended a similar group in which I found a lot of value in the discussion. These meetups may be discussions about things such as specific kaggle competitions or discussions of readings from academic papers or other text.

Startup Weekend Auckland Nov 19

November 22 @ 5:00 pm - November 24 @ 8:00 pm

For all event details, please visit http://communities.techstars.com/events/14409 About Techstars Startup Weekend: Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Techstars Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and…

Strengthening Inclusion in Aotearoa

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our November event at GridAKL features innovative, grassroots charities that are working at the front line to empower diverse voices, build neighbourhood inclusion, and support new-New Zealanders to settle and thrive in Aotearoa. MC for the event is TV3's NewsHub journalist and presenter Aziz Al-Sa'afin.Aziz arrived in NZ as a refugee from the Gulf War and is a proud LGBT ambassador. Come and be entertained and inspired by dynamic 6-minute pitches from: Grow Space’s Morningside Urban Market Garden. From sites at Eden…

Auckland Shopify meetup

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We are finishing off the year with a BANG! Why you can’t miss this meetup! Amazing speakers who are going to tackle some of our biggest challenges with eCommerce. Tash & Viv from Ace The Gram – Tash and Viv are co-founders of the Instagram marketing company and podcast Ace the Gram. They have built their own networks to over 200k followers and worked with brands all over the world. Come and find out how you can start to connect and…

Data Science Discussion Auckland

December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

This is a group for anyone interested in data science and machine learning. The group will meet to discuss concepts and principals of data science for the purpose of learning. I started this group because I recently returned from overseas where I attended a similar group in which I found a lot of value in the discussion. These meetups may be discussions about things such as specific kaggle competitions or discussions of readings from academic papers or other text.

Data Science Discussion Auckland

December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

This is a group for anyone interested in data science and machine learning. The group will meet to discuss concepts and principals of data science for the purpose of learning. I started this group because I recently returned from overseas where I attended a similar group in which I found a lot of value in the discussion. These meetups may be discussions about things such as specific kaggle competitions or discussions of readings from academic papers or other text.

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