When Physiotherapy students, Tobias Hoeta and Andreas Hirczy were sent on placement they came home to their flat telling each other a very similar story. Their patients frequently didn’t complete their prescribed exercises and were hot on the path to re-injury.
Anna Guenther is the founder of crowdfunding platform PledgeMe.
She joined Angus on an audio version of the podcast and shared some of her journey including:
- Why Anna chose "Chief Bubbleblower" as her title.
- How PledgeMe responded when their transaction provider shut them down with no notice
-The commonalities of successful crowdfunding campaigns "The three C's"
Angus sat down with winning Startup Weekend team, team Less 2 days after they won Startup Weekend Dunedin 2019.
Team Less have developed an eco-friendly cleaning solution that drastically reduces plastic waste. On the podcast Sophia and Matthew share their Startup Weekend journey including why they got involved, the highs and lows of the weekend, the progress they made and where to from here.
In the first ever Startup Dunedin Podcast, Disney Imagineer, Mk Haley and Mahuki Activation Manager, Priscilla Edmonds join Angus on the show to discuss the Innovation of the Experience Economy.
Paper Not Foil is a Dunedin based startup tackling aluminium waste, one salon at a time. Their sustainable alternative is made of construction waste stone and is reusable, recyclable, compostable and saves you money. This week we sit down with Paper Not Foil co-founder, Amanda Buckingham.
Official Livestream of FoundX & Startup Dunedin Expo - Guest Speaker: Simeon Burnett (with timestamps)
Hear from Snowball Effect, CHAPTER2 Bikes and Ubco Bikes!
Donna Hall has spent her time in Dunedin straddling the gap between two worlds. As a Manager in the Polson Higgs Advisory team, Donna spent her working day in the corporate world, learning about and using business information systems to solve corporate business issues. In her evenings and weekends, Donna flourished in the startup world, facilitating Co.Starters and organising and running Startup Weekends.
This week we sit down to hear what Donna has learned on her journey, and why she made the jump, with both feet, into the startup world.
Kaffelogic spreads the joy of roasting your own coffee beans. They combine sophisticated software with elegant design to make the best 100g-batch coffee roasters in the world. This week we sit down with Kaffelogic founder, Chris Hilder.
Rachel Butler is the new Audacious Programme Manager - supporting all University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic students with their ideas and startup businesses. Hear about her startup Mimicry Tech, the most common mistakes she sees early stage startups make and why she chose Audacious as her next challenge!
Watch the pitches from Dunedin’s biggest end of year showcase.