BNZ Start-up Alley is an opportunity to take your start-up to the next level. It might just be the helping hand you need and it’s certainly a promotional opportunity you won’t get anywhere else.
8 Start-ups. 2 winners. There's 8 opportunities at Webstock ‘13 at the BNZ Start-up Alley. If your start-up is chosen you’ll be able to tell everyone at Webstock what you’re about and pitch your start-up to our panel of expert judges in front of a live audience. Two start-ups will win $10,000 and more!
And the eight finalists are:
Rowan Simpson is an experienced software developer, business person and investor. But (just between us) he has a secret passion to present a reality television show. This could be his big break!
Founder and president of Product Club, former Yahoo! Head of Product for product incubator Brickhouse & creator of Fire Eagle. Adviser to Lanyrd and Weathermob.
Journalist, designer and an Internaut! Executive Director of The Knight Lab. Formerly Design director for digital at The Boston Globe.
Rod Drury is CEO and founder of NZX-listed Xero. Rod was NZ Herald Business Leader of the year in 2012, in the New Zealand Hi-Tech Hall of Fame, NZ Hi-Tech Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006 and 2007, World Class New Zealander for ICT in 2008 and an Honorary Fellow of the NZ Computer Society.
Harry is the National Manager - Small Business at BNZ. He has lead impressive growth of BNZ's focus on NZ Small Businesses. Outside of BNZ he has started and run successful businesses of his own in both South Africa and New Zealand.
Stephen is Head of Online at BNZ. He has a wealth of experience when it comes to all things digital, and knows all about the speed at which the digital world moves! He relocated to NZ last year following a successful digital media career in Australia.
Two finalists will each win: