Chnnl is #19 in the FKA stable of great startups. Funded under COVID conditions and off the great start with an Aussie contract for 20,000 users. Cornelius is our first aider on the Board working with Liz.
Angels at FKA are not Angels all the time. When not battling with thorny issues at Cactuslab, Karl in slowly but steadily growing Letterboxd.
In advance of the AANZ Summit in early November, Suse from AANZ is looking for nominations for the various angelic award categories. If you (founder, angel or co-investor) wish to nominate somebody, please, let Maheen know. He will consolidate the names and pass them to Suse.
Jordan Green is the President, pompous word for Chief Cat Herder, of Melbourne Angels. Yet, he is anything but pompous. We recommend that some FKAs join his session to learn how Aussies do it. More here!
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Rob Vickery is putting on Wayfinder Whakaterenga, a series of guest speakers that looks very interesting. But will he find the way back to NZ?
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Rubik’s cube, one of the world’s most popular puzzles and the best-selling toy in history. There are calls for a simplified version for millennials. The Economist Espresso.
Hooray! Back to normal face2face ADI.Clinic in Auckland - no more video calls. Andy, Glen, Hattaf, Jonathan and Rudi talked to 4 startups yesterday. At the same time, the team in Queenstown, Charlie & Wayne also had 4 startups. Better than "Seven at One Blow".
Michael Reddell writes a sharp blog that is well regarded in financial circles. Casandra debunks the $8billion technology exports of the □□□ □□□□□□□ that form the basis of much of the current political propaganda.
In 2014 Rudi invested $5,000 in Kami's $80k round, and some more since. Last week the 25 investors via FKA Nominees got a black t-shirt to celebrate the 15,000,000 user mark. In the meantime, Kami has already gone past 16,000,000. So cool!
In addition to the garment, all investors have received a small share in a company that is on an exciting growth trajectory. Hengji, Alliv, Jordan, and Bob, such growth brings new pains but if anyone can, YOU CAN!