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?Ralf Muller brought us StretchSense. He is lining up another one for our August pitch night, very different. Anyone else?
Moxion #10 closed in July with $927.6k raised. Now SCIF has committed $200k in the second round. $100k left, looks like that will be taken by Brisbane Angels. Special room for FKA disciples, email our investor rep. Here a double spread on our two poster boys Ben and Wulf at Wherewolf #12. Our investor rep Charlie would have fitted bang in the middle of that photo adding some white wisdom.
Dan Khan and Sam Bonney were the sterling team behind Lightning Lab 2013 and 2014 which produced several notable startups including Wipster. With the subsequent proliferation of accelerators and the politics, they have formed ZeroPoint Ventures to help all those great NZ startups that are not gunning for the often elusive moon-shot. Here their brief video intro . Let's support them but also join them to drink their +. Pls, register for the Thu 17 August, AKL Launch or the Mon, 21 August WLG Launch.
Kami #02: Alliv, Hengje and Jordan have reason to celebrate because they won in the under $1,000,000 turnover category of the 2017 AmCham US export competition.
So they are calling all FKAngels for drinks to their new offices.
Another FKAngel joins our team. Let's give a warm welcome to Campbell Scott. Only one self-confessed dark mark came up. Campbell nicked the lunch box from Karl von Randow a long time ago. All forgiven, says Karl!
Campbell was last seen on a launch in Viaduct Harbour exchanging hi-5s with Russian Kate Turska.
In turn, Kate from KPMG was last seen sleeping rough on Auckland's street near Aotea Square.
Thanks to Chintaka from GD1II, NZVCA and PwC you can hear Shaz on "New Zealand's Economy in a Global Context". He made it through FKA's Veto Gate yonks ago but then a baby and a job got the better of him. Tue 29 Aug, 17:00, L22 PwC Tower, 188 Quay St, AKL ☞ RSVP by 14 Aug Looks like Mike and the rest of the PwC crew are hosting Little known fact, nearly half of FKA is in on Chintaka's fund.
More on the summit here.
You should go and book here!
ADI.Clinic this week in Wanaka, Wellington and Auckland. That makes more than 10 startups and founders that we have spoken to this week. One video call from Dubai thanks to a referral from Hattaf at NZVIF. Thanks also to our awesome conveners: Charlie James for Wanaka, Ian Clarke for Wanaka and Rudi Bublitz for Auckland.
Just in case you've missed it,
the ADI.Clinic logo has evolved a tad.
We're now also exposing the mentors on the new website for www.ADI.Clinic.