Displaying items by tag: entrepreneur

Monday, 12 March 2018 09:19

Tribe of Daughters joins CO.STARTERS

Last week a whole new set of local entrepreneurs started the CO.STARTERS course. The course is nine weeks of sessions which encourage participants to thoroughly test and validate their ideas, under the watchful eye of experienced facilitators. We spoke to one of the newest recruits, Jess, about her business - Tribe of Daughters.

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 14:56

CO.STARTERS - Success through testing

Next month a new group of local entrepreneurs will come together to develop and test their ideas over nine weeks, under the watchful eye of our seasoned facilitators and mentors from the local business community, at CO.STARTERS@VentureCentre.

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Wednesday, 31 January 2018 15:03

CO.STARTERS not just for new businesses or ideas

CO.STARTERS is a place where people come together to start businesses together. And nine entrepreneurs will be doing just that come March, when the second CO.STARTERS@Venture Centre course starts.

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Monday, 18 December 2017 15:01

First CO.STARTERS course "magic"

Kurt Cordice was among the first to complete CO.STARTERS@Venture Centre. Read his take on it...

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Venture Centre is partnering with Soda Inc to increase its startup programme offering.

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Tuesday, 01 November 2016 14:21

Tauranga Startup Weekend, the value, the people

It was an honour and a privilege for Venture Centre to be invited by Priority One, Tauranga's economic development agency, to present at their 2016 AGM.

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Originally a university dropout from Boston, Bill Murphy has taken an entrepreneurial approach to life...

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The organizing team is buzzing as preparations are well under way to bring this unique event back to Tauranga.

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Thursday, 12 November 2015 14:09

Test your big idea before you start

One of the most important processes we step people through at Venture Centre is Idea Validation. Now is your chance to learn from one of the world's experts at upcoming Validation Workshop with expert guest Peter Simon on February 2nd, 2016.

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If all you have is an idea for how to grow your business and you've done nothing about it then here's bad news... 

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