Technology + experience = a winning formula

To dispel myths about age and technology, and inspire people with experience to consider entrepreneurship as a valid career option.

What's it all about?

How do you increase your chance of success for your start-up?

Experience and technology have proven to be a powerful combination in an increasing entrepreneurial world.

Join the debate about whether age is an advantage or disadvantage when launching a new business.

Meet some of Dunedin’s up and coming and successful senior entrepreneurs who’ve incorporated new technology into their businesses.


Meet the panel:

Neil Glover
After spending considerable time overseas, applying his skills in Spatial & Land Information, Neil has returned to Dunedin. He has set up a farm mapping business that’s evolved into using drones for measuring plant health, water flows and other insights of interest to people of the land.

David Cohen
David has over 30 years international experience and training in product development, supply chain management, project management, and operations in the manufacturing industry. He also has a strong personal interest in both the development of new products and the companies that create them.

Fiona Cole
Owner of BigWords: an Otago-based copywriting business, specialising in SEO (Search engine optimisation), content marketing and CRO (conversion rate optimisation). Fiona is a professional copywriter who helps business owners to get their message out there - in print and online.

Henk Roodt
Co-developer of the wine appreciation app, Wine InMind and director of StoneToStars, a Dunedin-based node of international collaborators solving business problems and empowering people with technology and business skills for the future. Henk has 35 years of international experience in establishing and managing new technology operations.

Ricky Collins
Co-developer of the wine appreciation app, Wine InMind and director of Good Decision Ltd. Ricky has 20+ years of experience reviewing and writing about wines. Using Wine InMind, he’ll help wine consumers and clients in the hospitality industry build confidence in rating and recommending wines themselves.

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Petridish, 8 Stafford St, Dunedin

Thursday 23 May
5:30pm - 7:30pm

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