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 5: Shaun Ryan – Founder at SLI Systems

Posted on 2 Dec 2013 in Featured, Podcast

NZ Business Podcast 5: Shaun Ryan – Founder at SLI Systems

Paul Spain visits The Epic innovation centre in Christchurch to talk with Shaun Ryan, Co-founder/CEO of SLI Systems. They discuss the SLI’s history, along with growth, funding, company culture, staff retention, using a tele-presence robot and listing on the NZX. Also mentioned in the discussion are Global Brain, NBCi, Pioneer Capital and Rakon.

This episode produced in association with BNZ and hosted by Paul Spain of Global Voice Media.

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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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NZ Business Podcast 2: A word with Xero CEO Rod Drury

Posted on 3 Aug 2013 in Featured, Podcast

NZ Business Podcast 2: A word with Xero CEO Rod Drury

A revealing discussion where Rod Drury shares numerous insights into his success and that of Xero, the online accounting firm he founded and continues to lead. Rod also reveals he’s still young at heart – ‘I still think of myself as an 18 year old skateboarder, not a CEO’.

This episode hosted and produced by Paul Spain (@paulspain) and featuring Rod Drury and Nate Dunn with thanks to Gorilla Technology.

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