Flat Whites with Guy Horrocks, Carnival Mobile NYC

Guest Post: Shannon Brown While visiting New York, I got the chance to meet over coffee with Guy Horrocks, Kiwi entrepreneur & CEO of mobile brand accelerator, Carnival Mobile. As his third startup,...

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Craig Nevill-Manning & Shannon Brown at the Google snack station

Googles Craig Nevill-Manning’s tips for Kiwis

 Post by Shannon Brown Last week I ventured beyond Silicon Valley and met Craig Nevill-Manning, Kiwi and Director of Engineering at Google, New York. While visiting the urban campus I found that although...

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Ben with 500 Startups founder Dave McClure

Culture exchange-three months in San Francisco

  Guest Post: Ben Reynolds is a 20 year old student at the University of Auckland and spent the 2013/2014 NZ summer working in San Francisco with Kiwi start-up Booktrack. Ben has also spent 18 months...

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(Left to right) Micah Cinco, Michael Shafer, Gen Li.

Sacrificing a NZ summer for winter in Silicon Valley

Post by Shannon Brown While most university students from New Zealand have spent their four-month break under the summer sun, three students from Auckland and Victoria University have spent their holidays interning with...

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Going Global, Customers and Crowdfunding: Day 2 Startup Grind 2014

Post by Shannon Brown. Highlights from the final day at Startup Grind 2014 were three very relevant topics for kiwi entrepreneurs – going global, customer experience and crowd funding. Traveller, entrepreneur and founding...

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MC Hammer

Nail it and scale it: Day one Startup Grind 2014

Post by Shannon Brown Startup Grind was founded by Derek Andersen as a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. In 2013 more than twenty-one thousand entrepreneurs attended a Startup...

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