LOLRudi and Charlie have failed to exchange FKA credit card details in time for renewing the ADI.Clinic domain. So it is temporarily unavailable, should be back up by the time you read this, or not.
Wherewolf Charlie and his DD team have wrestled with the wolf pack. The report is done and being reviewed by Paul Davidson who will, subject to his high standards, release it for the investment vote by LP2.
Moxion Unfortunately, not all soft commitments have firmed up
No counting your chickens before they have hatched.
NexTransfer Yester was the first meeting of the new board, ambitiously running from 2-7pm. James, will this be our NextExit?
Tuesday's dinner was a hoot. Even the Chief Cat Herder could not stop the dancing on the tables after a great meal and good conversation.
StretchSense co-founder Iain Anderson liked it so much he wants to join.
In fact, it is two, Alan Luo had a baby boy. Congrats to four happy parents.
Back in 2013 Heath and Rudi mentored the winning team IMeasureU of the UoA Spark Competition, now Velocity. Rudi carried on working with Mark as part of the Callaghan Peer2Peer Advisory program that is sadly being discontinued. Anyway, not four years on and co-founders Mark and Thor exit to Vicon. Awesome stuff! Read more about it, not in stuff.co.nz but ☞ here. Now with two little ones, Heath could look a bit more tired?
FKAngel Charlie hangs out not just with wolf packs. Apparently, we have some ourselves ☞ see here. He also meets local entrepreneurs such as Alex Guichard who does cool stuff and raises his money overseas. Super promo video ☞ here.
Paul, Rudi and Tim W attended the SCIF 2.0 Briefing and were sworn to secrecy until formal approval has been given by Wellington. Looks like a new lease of life for a more proactive NZVIF with more discretion and an eye on diligence and capital strategy.
REMEMBER the roadshow for the Lion Unleashed Accelerator is next Monday 3 July, 17:45 @ The Icehouse. Bring your best founders and RSVP. "There will be plenty of food and beverage sampling from Lion!"
UniServices and IP Group Australia invite FKAngels to celebrate the NZ launch of the $215M investment commitment for commercialisation of companies spun-out from the top universities in Australia and the University of Auckland.
Well doneWill Charles and UniServices, our StretchSense co-investors!
FKAngels will join your launch party on 4 August, read more + RSVP ☞ here.
Now, this is what FKA teamwork is all about: Rudi writes a blog, NZSA ask him to give a talk, he cheekily suggest the blog topic and they are game. Then the CCH called to Australia and Josh steps in. Now FKAngels support Josh! Register for the NZSA dinner, Tue 11 July @ Glengarry, Victory Park Market.
ADI.Clinic was this week in Auckland and Queenstown. The one punter booked for Queenstown cancelled in good time. So FKAngel Aden could stay in bed given the rain and temperatures down south.
Arron, Julian and Katheren had four bookings in the morning, only one showed up in the evening. Interestingly, this was all about growing grass but for once nothing to do with dairy cows.
It is unclear what exactly happened in this session as Katheren's notes were totally nebulous.