Speed-Dating with Advisors

Small event with one-on-one 10 minute sessions with advisors from a variety of sectors to help potential / early-stage start ups.

What's it all about?

***Disclaimer: This is a free event, but attendance requires further steps. Please follow link to event ticketing site for full instructions on how to attend.***

Are you looking to start your own business but need help / inspiration? This event is designed to assist those jumping into the world of Startups.

We've curated a team of advisors to offer expert advice on any topic and to answer any questions you may have, all in one evening.

Food and drinks will be provided and opportunities for networking before and after.


Attendees will have 10 minute sessions with each advisor.

Meet your Advisors:

Accountancy : Ann Cooper-Smith

App Optimisation : Olivier Bernal

Business Advisor : John Carr

Business Coach : Flavio Hangarter

Business Project Management : Julian Beacham

Futurist : Dave Wild

Investor : Flying Kiwi Angels FKA

Law : Toby Cartwright

Marketer : Ann Casey

Startup Founder : Melanie Langlotz

Startup Founder : Rebecca Mills

Startup Founder : Shane Devane

(Registered attendee's will be updated to changes or additions of advisors)

 10 Minutes One-to-One Speed Format:

One (1) Minute: Your Idea Elevator Pitch

Four (4) Minutes: Advisors respond with Clarification Questions

Five (5) Minutes: General Ideation Chat with Advisor

You should be present for the whole duration of this event.

GridAKL / John Lysaght, The Event Space, 101 Pakenham St W, Auckland

Monday 20 May
5:00pm - 8:30pm

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First Round Begin (60 minutes)
Break (15 minutes)
Resume Session (30 minutes)
Break (10 minutes)
Second Round (60 minutes)
Rounds End - Networking Begin
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