This is an opportunity to hear from some of NZ’s top Asian entrepreneurs who have succeeded in commercialising great ideas and building new businesses in NZ and around the world. Who are they, and what are they up to; what are their business insights and experiences? There will also be an opportunity to meet venture capitalists who are interested in funding local entrepreneurs. Speakers include:
Dr Sharad Paul: Author, Entrepreneur & Skin Cancer Surgeon. Winner NZ Medical Association’s highest award, 2012 New Zealander of the Year Finalist
Marisa Fong: Director of Masimaya Ltd, Co-founder of Madison Recruitment (largest, New Zealand owned, nationwide recruitment agency), Chair of Professionelle & Learning Chair for Entrepreneurs Organisation NZ
Derek Handley: Entrepreneur in Residence at The B Team, Co-founder & Chair of Snakk Media, Adjunct Executive Professor at AUT University and Astronaut-in-waiting at Virgin Galactic
The event will be preceded with networking opportunities (refreshments will be provided) before the session of speakers start at approx 6.10pm.
Further networking opportunities will be available following the speakers at approx 7.15pm