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Palace DD is in full swing. Great level of engagement on all fronts. Very detailed data room prompting unexpected praise from ex-banker, Jai.
Hot Lime Labs (CO2 for greenhouses) DD is completed and next going for final review to our investment manager aka The Gamer, Charlie.
Josh and Tim caught the bug, they are two of the three founders behind AMBIT. It comes as no surprise that two such motor mouths are working on chatbot technology. Hear more about it from Chatterbox Tim on NBR Radio. They will need a champion as AMBIT will soon need angel money to do more than talk the talk. So talk to Josh and Tim to learn more.
Donald Trump and the Nine Habits of Trust ◆ ‘Whatever you do, don’t mention Donald Trump’. This was the advice as I prepared to speak to CEO advisory groups in Boston and Chicago on the topic of The Trusted Executive. ☞ more The author John Blakey was part of themanagement team of Team 121, the editor's founder exit. In his book, John also included a section on trust and clothing, "reassuringly amateurish".☞more
AANZ, the Angel Association of New Zealand is calling all angels to participate in this survey. 5 min is all it takes. Results will be published on the AANZ website in November ready for the summit. ☞ Just, do it! Here! All FKAngels should do it! Of course, we also have a video for that...
Rᴇᴍᴇᴍʙᴇʀ ● This year's AANZ Summit is on Waiheke! The beautiful vineyards of Cable Bay and Mudbrick, 2/3 November, $1,321.35 for members, FKAngels are AANZ members. Book here!
FKAngel Jackie also has another hat that of CEO of the ecentre. With that hat, she is calling FKAngels and any other interested investors for an early look at tech focused startups looking for investment and/or advice. Ask her for an invite!
Kami PFC#02 came out of the business competition of the University of Auckland, as did many other promising startups. Good idea for FKAngels to help as mentors or judges! See for yourself what it's like at the Grand Prizegiving.
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Rudi expressed interest in attending the Showcase but was rebuffed. "The Showcase is well oversold and, thanks to the new venue, costing us ~$200/head. In order to make this event work, we need an audience of eligible and prospective investors aligned to our vision. Unfortunately, we have heard and seen too many examples of you actively disparaging the ICE Angels brand and its people."
ADI.Clinic in Auckland this week had two gals and one guy. The angelic mentors were Arron, Hattaf, Rudi and Uli. One of the founders was frustrated that an app without users could not raise $500k.