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Anna Guenther: Diversity in Tech and the PledgeMe story

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20 November 2017: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Tauranga Club
Level 5,
72 Devonport Rd,
Tauranga

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ITP is pleased to bring the next ITP National Series event to town featuring technology innovator Anna Guenther.

Anna will share her journey of setting up PledgeMe, New Zealand's first crowdfunding platform. She'll cover the highs, the lows, and provide some top tips for getting started (either with a crowdfunding campaign, or business, or that project you've left in the garage and been meaning to go back to).

She'll also talk about her own realisation that diversity and inclusion are important (spoiler: that wasn't always the case!) and some practical solutions for supporting representation at every level of your organisation.

This event includes light catering and refreshments, please e-mail registrations@itp.nz if you have any special dietary requirements.

About The Speaker

Anna Guenther is the co-founder and Chief Bubble Blower of PledgeMe, New Zealand's first crowdfunding platform. Since launching 5 years ago, over 1,200 creative, community and entrepreneurial campaigns have raised over $16 million through PledgeMe. Anna has also worked for the New Zealand Government, MIT and Harvard, and completed her Masters in Entrepreneurship with a focus on crowdfunding.

She recently moved to Brisbane to try and launch one of the first equity crowdfunding platforms across the ditch, as Australia has finally legalised equity crowdfunding.

Registration Details:

You can register for this event via Credit Card online now by using the link below, or alternatively call 0800 252 255 with your Credit Card details.

IITP Corporate Partners and approved organisations can opt to pay by invoice by calling 0800 252 255 or emailing attendee and business details through to registrations@iitp.org.nz. Credit criteria and other conditions apply.


Please note that this session may be video or audio recorded for viewing by other members at a later date. As it is possible that audience members may be incidentally recorded, please let us know if you specifically want to be excluded and we will ensure you are not shown.

Attendance Cost

All ITP Financial MembersFREE
Staff of Corporate Partners (20% Discount)$17.39 + GST / $20.00 incl GST
Non-Members$21.74 + GST / $25.00 incl GST

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