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Garden Genie, a New Zealand start-up

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In this session, you will hear the story of how Garden Genie, a New Zealand start-up was born.

Garden Genie is a mobile application and was the Auckland 2013 Startup Weekend winner. The team then represented New Zealand on a global stage, beating stiff competition globally in the Global Startup Battle (200 countries, 20,000 teams).

The prize included a trip to Austin, Texas to attend SXSW (South by South West) and mentorship opportunities with the BigCommerce executive team based in Austin.

Come and hear about their journey, and where they are headed towards.


Mohit Singh Baweja

Mohit works for Datacom in their Microsoft Mobile team. He is the vTSP for Windows Apps and mentors for the Startup Weekend events, various Hack-a-Thons and the Microsoft Imagine Cup. He has also presented at TechEd.

Jennifer Clamp

Originally from London, Jennifer has lived in New Zealand for almost 10 years.  She now works for ATEED as a Growth Programme Specialist, focused on supporting innovation and entrepreneurship for the economic growth of Auckland. She has previously had a career as a project manager working on organisational change projects, usually with an IT component.


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  • Shahab B.

    Very Interesting, Thanks for sharing your finding and knowledge about start-ups. Wish the best for you. Also thanks to organizers.

    June 27, 2014

  • Mohit S.

    Hi Guys,

    Both Jennifer and I really enjoyed meeting everyone at the meetup. Personally, it was nice to see a group discussion about the general startup scene in Auckland and the opportunities. Keep the convo's going, and stay in touch :) @mohitbaweja @jenniferclamp @gardengenieco

    June 27, 2014

  • David

    Very inspiring! .

    June 26, 2014

  • Manfred L.

    Jennifer and Mohit did a fantastic job. Having worked with startups for a couple of years now, I found it easy to relate to the experiences they shared from building Garden Genie. Awesome! Thank you both!

    June 26, 2014

  • David

    Hope ok to post here.
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    June 11, 2014

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