Connectivity, sharing and support are all that’s needed to make change happen. And Tauranga Startup Weekend is just perfect to accelerate this.

In the same amount of time, I started up a new business with a team of strangers… and more than 210,000 others have done the same all over the world.

TGASW17 multi-skilled mentors bring a wealth of experience, skills and perspectives to the event. 

Born in Hong Kong, grew up in NYC and currently hanging around Tauranga looking for the next big opportunity!

Annie Romanos​ helps entrepreneurs get into the right mindset to take the right next steps in order to get their brilliant selves and ideas off the ground.

Getting energy from ideas and solving problems bring Christian to the event.

Laura is a UX/UI designer at Springtimesoft Consulting, and cofounder of MUV Events with a love for sharing stories and connecting people. 

Jonny is passionate about collaborative and lean ways of working, which goes hand in hand with startup mentality. 

An entrepreneur, investor and director, Maria King's contribution or work has always been, and will always be, to enhance the safety, security and wellbeing of people. 

Nigel Tutt is Chief Executive of Priority One, the economic development agency for Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty. 

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Related events:

Mid August: Entrepreneurs Everywhere
What is Startup Weekend? Toolkit and pitching introduction.  

27 August: Social Innovation
What is social innovation and why does it matter? Discussion and workshop.

13 September: Entrepreneurs Everywhere
Startup Weekend Reunion: where are you at? Where to now with your business idea?

Stay tuned!