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Wed 3 March, 6-8pm
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If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, change-maker, or just want to make the most of your time at uni – this event is for you! Join us at the official start of the 2021 Velocity programme to find out what Velocity has to offer you. Get inspired, meet people like you, and network over free food and drinks.
Guest speaker: Ang Nayyar – founder of StrutFit
Ang Nayyar is the CEO and co-founder of StrutFit, a start-up that supplies computer vision and AI size recommendation technology to footwear retailers to help answer the most important question shoppers have when buying online: “will these shoes fit?” Since going through the Velocity programme and graduating, Ang and his co-founder have set up an office in Parnell, have built a team, and have a number of high-profile retail clients. He is adamant that entrepreneurship is for everyone.
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Velocity is New Zealand’s leading student entrepreneurship development programme, free to all current students and staff at the University of Auckland. Velocity involves a year-long schedule of talks, workshops, events, and competitions with substantial prizes. You can pick and choose which parts of Velocity you want to take part in. Sign up for Velocity news to never miss an opportunity.
Thur 4 & Fri 5 March, 12-2pm
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Experience the meeting of Creative Minds! Join us at our Start-up Expo to find out what it’s like to create a start-up. Meet funders and founders there to answer all your questions.
Auckland University Makers Club – Join a community of like-minded creatives to learn to use technology, collaborate and sell your creations.
Momentum – Momentum is a national student-led committee programme which provides access to world class advice, connections and investment opportunities to students and start-ups across New Zealand.
Nikau Robotics – Student start-up Nikau Robotics is utilising cutting edge automation technology to increase productivity for small and medium construction businesses.
Shwoop – Turning cities into playgrounds! Student start-up Shwoop is an interactive adventure platform designed to connect society.
SINZ – Social Innovation New Zealand aims to connect, educate and inspire young people with innovative mindsets, skills and opportunities to enact positive social change.Socius XR
Velocity – Velocity is New Zealand’s leading student entrepreneurship development programme, free to all current students and staff at the University of Auckland. Velocity involves a year-long schedule of talks, workshops, events and competitions with substantial prizes. You can pick and choose which parts of Velocity you want to take part in.
WEN – Women in Engineering encourages and supports women in engineering through community and a variety of professional and personal development opportunities.
On Demand Workshops
Recorded Create and Make workshops are a great way to pick up a new skill and work on a practical project in your own time. Workshops currently on offer include graphic design, programming, digital 3D modelling, and more.