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Soda Inc.

Wintec House, Level 2 

Cnr of Anglesea & Nisbet Streets


New Zealand

+64 7 974 9111


CO.STARTERS profile: Your Health NZ

Nicky Sayers Founder of Your Health NZ is a Wintec Alumni who has worked in various roles, both in hospitals and the community, in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Nicky is a nurse by trade, but has now found the perfect blend of nursing and entrepreneurship. After spending three years working in various emergency and cardiac units in Bath, London and Oxford in the United Kingdom. Nicky quickly realised just how different the New Zealand health system was compared to the rest of the world. “In the time a patient in the UK hospital would wait for surgery, we could have flown them to New Zealand, they could have had their surgery, recovered, and flown back to the UK. “It made me really appr

Coworker Profile: Calibre

What drives you? For Daniel Vernall of Calibre Group it's making his mark on the world by creating something that will be on this earth longer than he will. “The whole reason I got into this role was because I always wanted to put my little mark on the world.” It’s safe to say, Daniel, 30, has already made a mark on the world and continues to do so, in the form of engineering. Daniel is the senior civil engineer and project manager at Calibre, which is one of our coworking businesses here in the Soda Inc. coworking space. Calibre is an engineering consultancy firm. They are an Australian owned business, with around 300 employees in Australia and 160 here in New Zealand. Calibre, in a nutshel

Soda showcase fuels entrepreneurial fire

One year of hard work and determination for several Soda Inc. graduates was celebrated by over 200 people who were left with a fire in their belly and a drive to fulfil their entrepreneurial dreams. The Soda Inc. Ambition Showcase – powered by ASB Bank – saw entrepreneurs from all over New Zealand and as far as Australia come together for an evening of storytelling last night. The evening was kicked off with MC Sacha Coburn singing happy birthday to Soda as the not-for-profit turned 10 this year. Soda CE Erin Wansbrough then shared some of the Soda origin story saying that the Soda team wanted to honour their past as it guided them into the future. “Part of that past is our names sake, Mary

Soda Inc. on show

Every year Soda Inc. works with fantastic, ambitious and passionate people from all over New Zealand who are travelling a path less travelled. To celebrate they are holding an event on Wednesday 30 October at Wintec’s Atrium from 4 – 6pm and with people already registering you don’t want to miss you chance to grab a ticket! Soda’s Ambition Showcase - powered by ASB Bank - celebrates the entrepreneurial journey – the highs and the lows. Guests will hear from Soda startup companies who will bravely share insights and learnings from their entrepreneurial journeys so far, as well as two guest speakers; Sydney based digital entrepreneur and current Soda mentor, Samuel Junghenn and tech entreprene

Let's Talk Business with Brien Keegan: Finding the right people for your business

In this edition of our Let’s Talk Business guest blog we hear from Brien Keegan about finding the right people for your business and helping them grow with you. Brien is a director, talent partner and connector at Sprout. “Come join our start-up, it will be great they said…” You probably won’t find a more passionate sales pitch than from an entrepreneur who has started their own business. As entrepreneurs we almost want to hire everyone that we like, are impressed by, or we see having a skill set that we don’t. How do you therefore find the right people for your business and help them grow with you? We live by these three key ingredients necessary to finding the right people for your busines

Director profile: Kim Hill

Now that we’ve introduced our amazing in-house team here at Soda Inc. we thought it was time to introduce our awesome board members. Kim Hill is next in line. In this Q&A style profile find out the lengths Kim went to to get a pet chimpanzee, why she’d be a dolphin if she could, why she told John Key to watch where he was going and more. Who inspires you? Wow! What a tough question, because I find that I get inspiration from so much and I believe inspiration surrounds us everywhere if you are open to seeing it. So, my answer is really from so, so, so many things, people and places. You can find inspiration everywhere. What’s the best concert you ever attended? I love love live music, however