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Yes you can create a business start-up in 48 hours

Previous Innes48 Competition winners, ‘Pacey&Co.’, celebrate their win. Forty-eight hours to develop a business start-up isn’t for the faint-hearted, but it's possible when there’s help like this at hand. The line-up of speakers and facilitators for the Soda Inc. Innes48 Start-up Competition is guaranteed to spark creativity and entrepreneurship among the competitors. Speakers over the fast-paced weekend will include Darrel Hadley, co-founder of Good George Brewing and Peter Howell chief executive of DROPIT. A series of workshops will explore design thinking, ideation, business models, money matters and market validation. Facilitators include design practitioner Eva Gluyas of Radicle Insig

Four extraordinary entrepreneurs to judge national start-up competition

Four extraordinary, entrepreneurs and global innovators who share a belief in challenging the status quo will judge this year’s Soda Inc. Innes48 Start-up Competition at Wintec. They are charged with the task of selecting this year’s winning business start-up from around 15 teams to compete at Wintec in March. Serial entrepreneur, Kiwi tech angel investor and CEO of International Business Management, Chip Dawson, loves New Zealand and rates global connections. Chip believes in success “anywhere and anytime”. He says New Zealanders have to be nimble, flexible and out-think how we’re going to use technology to be part of a global community. Roanne Parker started her first business at 20, sold