Shane Bradley is best known as the Founder of GrabOne - NZ's largest Group Buying website. Prior to GrabOne, Shane founded Finda Ltd in the spare room of his home in 2004 before selling 50% of the business to APN in July 2006, merging with APN Infomedia in March 2007 and finally selling to Yellow Pages in Jan 2009. Sella.co.nz was another of Bradleys ventures, founded in 2008 and sold to APN News & Media in 2012. Most recently Bradleys ventures lie with pet.co.nz, NZ's largest selection of pet products with over 5,500 product lines available from over 280 brands and ShopHQ which is a collection of sites that sell consumer goods online. Baby.co.nz is the next to be launched. As one of New Zealands most successful entrepreneurs in the online/start up/tech market, Bradley will be sharing his wisdom on what makes a good business, finding a gap in the New Zealand market and the power of social media.
5:30 Networking and Food 6:30 Fireside Chat 7:30 Networking
Hosted By Ryan Wilson, Auckland Chapter Director
Ryan Wilson is a delivery focused entrepreneur with a proven track record for successfully taking an idea from concept to reality. Co-founder of Generator. In the historical heart of the Auckland CBD, Generator is a truly inspirational workspace for creative thinkers, entrepreneurs and dynamic small businesses who are serious about their success and enjoying their entrepreneurial lifestyle. Email: [masked]
Hosted By Micaela Wade, Auckland Community Manager
Marketing and Events Manager at Generator Email: [masked]
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