Garden Genie, a New Zealand start-up was born
In this session, you will hear the story of how Garden Genie, a New Zealand start-up was born.
Garden Genie is a mobile application and was the Auckland 2013 Start-up Weekend winner. The team then represented New Zealand on a global stage, beating stiff competition globally in the Global Start-up Battle (200 countries, 20,000 teams).
The prize included a trip to Austin, Texas to attend SXSW (South by South West) and mentorship opportunities with the BigCommerce executive team based in Austin.
Come and hear about their journey, and where they are headed towards.
Thursday 26 June 2014
Gather for food and drinks at 5:45 PM
Presentation starting at 6:10 PM
Our speakers include:
Mohit Singh Baweja
Mohit works for Datacom in their Microsoft Mobile team. He is the vTSP for Windows Apps and mentors for the Start-up Weekend events, various Hack-a-Thons and the Microsoft Imagine Cup. He has also presented at TechEd.
Originally from London, Jennifer Clamp has lived in New Zealand for almost 10 years.
She now works for ATEED as a Growth Programme Specialist, focused on supporting innovation and entrepreneurship for the economic growth of Auckland.
Jennifer has previously had a career as a project manager working on organisational change projects, usually with an IT component.