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Founders Exchange April

Same time - same place (come up to Level 4 at 11 Vivian Street)

Time to kick back on a Friday with female founders, celebrate the month we've just had and hear some straight-from-the-hip-and-heart stories from our group to inspire us for another month..

First up - Chris Archer

Chris Archer has kindly supplied bottled happiness to Founders Exchange since our first meetup, so we thought it's about time we the Joiy story - Chris is a wine-making veteran who has created Joiy, a lightly carbonated riesling-based alcoholic drink, with a plan to turn it into a global beverage brand on a par with Coca-Cola, Corona and Heineken.

Followed by - Zheng

Zheng is the founder of Zing Design ( - a company that's grown from her to a team of 5 in just about a year. As a result Zheng has had to hire  - and fire -  under pressure, making decisions about her company growth quickly.  She'll share her hiring and firing stories, her tips and traps for unwary players and how she's managing the transition from small to medium...

And finally - books!  One of our members pointed out that we are all often inspired by business books (for her; recently Gay Hendricks, The Big Leap and right now a fantastic book "Stop Bitching, Start Pitching")  but it would be great to know what others read and recommend -(actually now I think about it, there are probably a lot of blogs out there too...and podcasts that people in our group subscribe to, and would recommend) So please bring any books you're happy to share, or recommendations.

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  • Julie

    Sorry last minute cancellation! See you guys next month.

    April 26, 2013

  • Amanda S.

    Sorry, personal event means I can't come tonight. See you next time.

    April 26, 2013

  • Jessica M.

    I am looking forward to attending tonight.

    April 26, 2013

  • Michelle S

    I apologise for the late notice. I have a family emergency.

    April 26, 2013

  • jo l.

    Sorry I can not make it. We leave on Wednesday for 2 months so will have to miss May and June Meetups too. Looking forward to July though. Have fun.

    April 25, 2013

  • Victoria K.

    Really looking forward to seeing all your friendly faces this week :)

    April 22, 2013

  • Amanda S.

    Looking forward to catching up with new and old friends

    1 · April 13, 2013

  • Jingjing W.

    Hi, Chiasma Wellington's 2013 Launch is finally here!! The date and venue are different from our original plan, but the garantee of good time is the same.

    Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (NZST)
    NZ Academy Of Fine Arts
    1 Queens Wharf
    Wellington, 6011
    New Zealand

    1 · April 8, 2013

    • Marie-Claire

      Congratulations!! I am sadly going to be in Auckland and flying home late but sending applause to you and the team

      April 9, 2013

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