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Founders’ Chat with Joe Chang – Turning a hobby into a career

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7 August 2019

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23 mins to read

Founders’ Chat is a series where we share the entrepreneurial journey of founders from the GridAKL start-up hub.   “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.”   Or so the,...

The Art of… Intellectual Property with HGM Legal

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23 July 2019

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9 mins to read

Your ability to protect your intellectual property (IP) can determine the success or failure of your business. IP gives you the legal right to stop others using the intangible assets...

Founders’ Chat with Brough Johnson – Growing and motivating a remote team

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16 July 2019

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19 mins to read

Founders’ Chat is a series where we share the entrepreneurial journey of founders from the GridAKL start-up hub. For our first Founders’ Chat, we spoke with Brough Johnson, co-founder of...

Founders’ Chat – How to learn from others’ stories

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3 July 2019

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11 mins to read

As the sun set over the Wynyard Quarter in early June, founders from GridAKL / John Lysaght gathered for the first edition of Founders’ Chat.   The goal of the evening was simple:...

Founder’s Chat with Michael Max of Woork – Using your coworking space to grow your business

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17 May 2019

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10 mins to read

Finding the right environment to grow your start-up business can be hard. Countless enterprises have been set up in bedrooms across the world, with little more than a great idea...

The Art of… Start-Up Pitching, with Rudi Bublitz

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20 March 2019

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12 mins to read

Every other week at Grid AKL / John Lysaght, we gather round for a spot of lunch and the opportunity to learn from each other’s skills and expertise. This week,...

How Can You Achieve #BalanceForBetter In Your Start-Up?

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6 March 2019

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36 mins to read

When you walk through the doors of GridAKL / John Lysaght, it’s hard not to get excited.   Our residents are engaged with some of the biggest challenges facing society, making breakthroughs in...

From Scratch: The idea behind the name Weirdly?

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9 November 2018

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1 mins to read

The idea behind the name Weirdly? The things that make people interesting and unique are what makes us magic, what makes us really good at stuff. We are helping you...

From Scratch: Check out Rob’s story

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30 August 2018

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1 mins to read

Check out Rob’s story which features in our GridAKL campaign ‘From Scratch’; GridAKL community founders talking about their entrepreneurial journey.  

NZ Space Challenge Winner!

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31 May 2018

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5 mins to read

  The search for New Zealand’s top space talent has come to an end, with the winner of the 2018 NZ Space Challenge recently announced in Christchurch. The inaugural Space...

THE NZ SPACE CHALLENGE REGIONAL SHOWCASE

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17 May 2018

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2 mins to read

INTRODUCTION TO THE NZ SPACE CHALLENGE AND SHOWCASE OF THE NORTHERN REGIONAL FINALISTS. Learn about the NZ Space Challenge 2018 and listen to fascinating presentations from the top 3 Northern...

Govtech – Auckland Council’s data is open for business

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17 May 2018

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3 mins to read

Techweek’s philosophy is ‘innovation that is good for the world’ and this event is an opportunity for Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) to showcase how entrepreneurs can access...