In the middle of the lockdown some positive news from Kami. Well done Hengjie, Alliv, Jordan and Bob, and the rest of this great team!
Bob first met Hengji, Alliv and Jordan at the Velocity (formerly Spark) business competition. He was their mentor of the first hour and later left his COO role at NZX listed Plexure to join Kami as the fulltime exec chair.
FKA has been doing angelic work since 2014. Many things have changed since and consequently, we have consulted with other Angels, our Angels and founders to review and revise our overall strategy.
The Flying Kiwi Angels will decide how to implement the new strategy at next Tuesdays internal pitch night. Invitation to follow.
Phil likes the team at Chatterize and what they do. He is hoping to get support for an early stage DD. FKA's DD Vote is underway and anybody who wants to help should contactPhil.Southward@fka.nz.
Maheen Mudannayake wants to bring some famous initials to FKA. He has talked with Debra, Garth and Phil and they think he'd be a good fit. However, if anyone knows of dark secrets that would speak against him joining they should notify the FKA Board.
Josh has given up several shirts this week to support FKA portfolio companies. The NZ Herald published his "Four ways you can change your business plan post-Covid19".
But that's not all, he also stimulated some interesting debate with this LinkedIn post about the US decline in Seed and Series A funding.
Hot off the virtual press, Jenny Douché shares her ebook "What Next?", full of NZ stories about facing adverse events in business. She hopes it will inspire and help people in these thought times. AWESOME!
This is a bizarrely titled blog when really it is about pricing software. A tough topic and balancing act between not pricing yourself out of the market and not leaving money on the table. Money on the table is so bad for the runway! Read on!