Tauranga StartUp Weekend

Tauranga StartUp Weekend

SEP 14 2012
BNZ Partner Centre, 639 Cameron Road, Tauranga

Imagine walking into a room on a Friday night with an idea scribbled on a napkin, and walking out at the end of the weekend with a company, a team, and even revenue.

That’s a typical StartUp Weekend.

Startup Weekend is where 4 types of people get together (if you are one of these 4 types come and join us):

  • Entrepreneurs who bring ideas to pitch
  • Do-ers who hear an idea they like and know what needs to be done to make it work (to-do list wizards, marketing legends, etc)
  • Developers who can mash up technologies to create the magic
  • Designers who bring life and energy and colour into the projects

See yourself in one of those roles? Then come and build (or join) a team.


Tauranga Web Meetup

Tauranga Web Meetups are go!

I’ve been wanting a Tauranga Web Meetup since I moved here almost 4 years ago.

There’s a lot of web professionals based in Tauranga, Mount Maunganui and Papamoa but I haven’t met many of them in person. Twitter’s great and I’ve been following what a few of the locals are up to, but nothing beats getting together in the same room picking brains.

So finally we have a Tauranga Web Meetup happening. The first meetup is at QJumpers, above Storage Solutions, Bay Central, Tauranga (by Briscoes, Rebel Sport etc).

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The Auckland Web Meetups have been going strong for a few years now and are the inspiration for the Tauranga Web Meetup. Hopefully we can get it happening in Tauranga. I look forward to meeting local web professionals and finding out who is out there. There’s a lot of work I’d like to farm out to the appropriately skilled people and I’m sure there’s lots of other locals thinking the same.

Let’s get together.