Peter Beck: Rocket Lab Founder/CEO – NZ Business Podcast 38

Posted on 18 Nov 2018 in Featured, Podcast

Peter Beck: Rocket Lab Founder/CEO – NZ Business Podcast 38

Peter Beck is the remarkable founder and CEO of Rocket Lab – one of just a handful of privately funded entities to put rockets into space and satellites into orbit. Thanks to Peter and his team’s tenacity, intelligence and executional excellence, Rocket Lab has not only succeeded at putting multiple rockets into space from New Zealand, the company’s valuation has shot well past One Billion US Dollars, they’ve won numerous awards and are now preparing to also launch into space from the United States. And along the way New Zealand has also become the 11th country to reach space.
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Elicit: The Dream Catching Academy: http://www.elicit.org.nz/
Annette Presley: https://www.annettepresley.co.nz/
Paul Spain – Linked in: https://nz.linkedin.com/in/paulspain
Paul Spain – CEO, Business & Tech Commentator: https://www.paulspain.com/

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Annette Presley: Entrepreneur – NZ Business Podcast 37

Posted on 1 Nov 2018 in Blog, Featured, Podcast

Annette Presley: Entrepreneur – NZ Business Podcast 37

In this episode, I talk with another innovative and talented entrepreneur – Annette Presley. After growing up in South Auckland, Annette has gone on to achieve impressive success in business in both New Zealand and Australia.

Annette’s entrepreneurial acumen led to her being selected as a judge on the 2006 TV programme – Dragon’s Den.  With former husband Malcolm Dick, she built and sold two leading communications companies – ‘Call Australia’ and then ‘CallPlus’ of which sold in 2015 for $250 million.

In 2016 Annette was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business and women. Most recently she has been heavily involved with the charity she founded – ‘Elicit: The Dream Catching Academy’, which works to help young girls to change their lives by dreaming big.

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Show Links:

Elicit: The Dream Catching Academy: http://www.elicit.org.nz/
Annette Presley: https://www.annettepresley.co.nz/
Paul Spain – Linked in: https://nz.linkedin.com/in/paulspain
Paul Spain – CEO, Business & Tech Commentator: https://www.paulspain.com/

You can keep current with our latest NZ Business Podcast updates via Twitter @NZ_Business, the NZBusinessPodcast.com website.

 

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Aaron Toreson, CEO Link – NZ Business Podcast 36

Posted on 14 Sep 2018 in Featured, Podcast

Aaron Toreson, CEO Link – NZ Business Podcast 36

Businesses are bought and sold all the time – but as more baby boomers exit their firms – transactions are set to increase in the years ahead. Aaron Toresen shares his story and that of Link, the business brokerage firm he’s built into a world leader. This is your chance to learn from Aaron’s story and hear insights in buying and selling businesses.

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You can keep current with our latest NZ Business Podcast updates via Twitter @NZ_Business, the NZBusinessPodcast.com website.

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NZ Business Podcast 35: David Sutherland – Entrepreneur, Founder – Whoa! Studios

Posted on 1 Apr 2018 in Podcast

In 2010 David Sutherland sold his firm Integral Technology for $64 million. Learn and be inspired as David shares about his journey in business and why he headed in a fresh direction with his groundbreaking new labour of love – Whoa! Studios.

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NZ Business Podcast 34: Mike Bennetts – CEO, Z Energy

Posted on 28 Mar 2018 in Featured, Podcast

NZ Business Podcast 34: Mike Bennetts – CEO, Z Energy

Mike Bennetts is the CEO of Z Energy – and winner of the Deloitte Top 200 Chief Executive of the Year in 2016. Early on he led the business through a rebrand from Shell NZ in 2011 and more recently the acquisition of Caltex. Today Z Energy has a market cap in excess of NZ$2.7 Billion. Hear the fascinating journey as Paul Spain talks with Mike Bennetts about how he end up leading a part of BP with $40B in revenues before he returned to NZ and ultimately take on the reigns at Z Energy. In addition to be CEO at Z Energy, Mike Bennetts is also the Chairman at Punakaiki Fund which makes long-term investments in high-growth firms.

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