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Vincent Heeringa

Vincent Heeringa

Publisher

Vincent won many awards as a journalist with Metro magazine and The Independent Business Weekly and was twice named Editor of the Year by the Magazine Publishers’ Association for his role in founding Unlimited magazine. In 2004 he co-founded HB Media, which was later to become Tangible Media, and is a publisher at AUT Media, the publishing division of AUT University.

The future is clear: Nothing is nothing

Idealog Fiction

The future is clear: Nothing is nothing

"Everyone says it was nothing, like a coincidence. But I tell you what, nothing is nothing. Even nothing is something. When they found that ship, the Trojan II, it was drifting, completely empty, crew all gone. Everyone said, ‘oh, we can’t find anything on it. It’s like a tragic mystery. Case closed’. Bullshit. It’s lazy.”

Vodafone xone innovators series

To mark the arrival of the Vodafone xone business accelerator, Idealog is interviewing heaps of established New Zealand innovators, as well as the founders of the 10 startups selected by Vodafone to receive mentorship, funding and the potential benefits of working with a global network. For this edition, Idealog publisher-at-large Vincent Heeringa speaks with scientist, educator and philantropist, Michelle Dickinson.

Vodafone xone innovators series

To mark the arrival of the Vodafone xone business accelerator, Idealog is interviewing heaps of established New Zealand innovators, as well as the founders of the 10 startups selected by Vodafone to receive mentorship, funding and the potential benefits of working with a global network. For this edition, Idealog publisher-at-large Vincent Heeringa speaks with scientist, innovator, and former-New Zealander of the Year, Sir Ray Avery.

Vodafone xone innovators series

To mark the arrival of the Vodafone xone business accelerator, Idealog is interviewing a whole heap of established New Zealand innovators, as well as the founders of the 10 startups selected by Vodafone to receive mentorship, funding and the potential benefits of working with a global network. This time, Theresa Gattung. Gattung is renowned for her strong business acumen having headed up Telecom (now known as Spark) at the age of 37. Her most recent business venture is as a co-founder and Director of the multimillion-dollar My Food Bag business. She is an investor, director and philanthropist.

Vodafone xone innovators series

Lewis Road Creamery is famous for its deliciously rich chocolate milk, quality butter and now a range of gourmet ice cream. And it all began when Peter Cullinane wondered why he was reaching for the Danish Lurpak butter at the supermarket. Like all good entrepreneurs, he saw a problem and he set out to fix it.