NZ Business Podcast 17: Anna Guenther – Founder, Pledge Me

Posted on 10 May 2016 in Featured, Podcast

NZ Business Podcast 17: Anna Guenther – Founder, Pledge Me

She calls herself Chief Bubble Blower, but PledgeMe’s young CEO now runs a very serious business indeed.  Anna Guenther is this week’s guest and she talks about how it all started in Dunedin and how PledgeMe now funds companies as well as arts and charity projects. This episode is hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) and Johanna Bennett with the support of Gorilla Technology and is a production of Podcasts New Zealand.

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NZ Business Podcast 15: Francesca Alexander – Social Global Grind

Posted on 24 Jan 2016 in Featured, Podcast

NZ Business Podcast 15: Francesca Alexander – Social Global Grind

Californian Francesca Alexander ran Social Global Grind in Hollywood and San Francisco teaching start-up companies how to use social media to grow their business before bring it to New Zealand. She talks hot tips, how showing your vulnerable human side online is good, and how women are just learning the entrepreneurial ropes. She also tells how she learnt to love her Kiwi husband’s game – All Black rugby. Richie McCaw helped.

This episode is hosted by Johanna Bennett in association with Gorilla Technology, the inaugural Asia Pacific Podcast Conference (Auckland, 12-13 February) and is a production of Podcasts NZ.

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NZ Business Podcast 14: Malcolm Rands – Ecostore founder and CEO

Posted on 11 Jan 2016 in Featured, Podcast

NZ Business Podcast 14: Malcolm Rands – Ecostore founder and CEO

Following time travelling and working in Australia, the USA and the UK, Malcolm Rands returned to New Zealand and a career in the community arts. Before long he had been involved in establishing an eco-village in Northland and had founded Ecostore. We hear about Malcolm’s journey on the road to success in business and with his not-for-profit entity, the Fairground Foundation.

This episode is hosted by Paul Spain in association with Gorilla Technology, the inaugural Asia Pacific Podcast Conference (Auckland, 12-13 February) and is a production of Podcasts NZ.

More here about Malcolm Rands and his book ‘Ecoman’.

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NZ Business Podcast 13: Callum Laing – Singapore based Kiwi Entrepreneur

Posted on 13 Sep 2015 in Featured, Podcast

NZ Business Podcast 13: Callum Laing – Singapore based Kiwi Entrepreneur

In this episode Paul Spain visits Singapore and talks with Callum Laing – a Kiwi entrepreneur who has spent most of life in the United Kingdom and Asia. Callum shares merger and acquisition stories and what he believes owners of small-medium businesses should be doing to ensure they build not just one – but multiple saleable businesses.

This episode is hosted by Paul Spain in association with Gorilla Technology and is a production of Podcasts NZ.

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    NZ Business Podcast 3: Lance Wiggs on business, investment and the $750m TradeMe sale

    Posted on 2 Sep 2013 in Featured, Podcast

    NZ Business Podcast 3: Lance Wiggs on business, investment and the $750m TradeMe sale

    A fascinating discussion where host Paul Spain talks with Lance Wiggs – entrepreneur, investor, advisor behind TradeMe’s $750-million sale to Fairfax in 2006, and now co-founder of the Punakaiki Fund which will invest in growth stage New Zealand businesses.

    This episode hosted and produced by Paul Spain (@paulspain) and featuring Lance Wiggs (@lancewiggs) with thanks to Gorilla Technology.

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