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Capital, constraints and crowdfunding


 

As a reader of Idealog, you know better than most that New Zealand startups are building a reputation for innovation, rapid growth and international success.

So, what are the challenges facing our youngest companies, and how can we overcome them?

Capital raising, attracting and rewarding employees, competing internationally, and planning successful exits all pose challenges. These and more topics will be up for discussion at next month's Law and Economics Association NZ (LEANZ) seminar, featuring Buddle Findlay corporate partner Sacha Judd.

sacha judd startups adviser lawyerJudd has a particular passion for tech startups and advises companies including Vend, Groupy, Litmos, TranscribeMe, Pocketsmith, DonateYourDesktop, Letterboxd, My Tours, OceanBrowser, GeoOp, GoVocab, Pushpay, Storypark and others. She will discuss the challenges and opportunities of getting investment-ready, involving outside advisors and investors, running a global business, and the future possibilities of crowdfunding.

When:  5.15pm, March 20

Where: Buddle Findlay, PwC Tower, 188 Quay Street, Auckland

RSVP: Email kate@covec.co.nz or phone: (09) 916 1970

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