Plenty of Growth Opportunities for February

It's 2021 and we are ready!

Ready to continue to help you, our community, grow their inner entrepreneur. We have hit the ground running with a fantastic range of events for your February.

Stay up to date with 2021 events through our monthly listing (you can update your preferences or unsubscribe at the bottom anytime).

Feel free to connect (or reconnect) anytime, particularly if there are other areas of support you would like to see that are not currently available to entrepreneurs looking to get started.

Click to jump to events for:

Young people (and parents/mentors) making a dent – MADVentures
Business owners ready to take action – PoweringON
Founders getting started – Instigator


- events for youth

YES Kickstart | Timata
1 March 2021, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Interested in Speed-Coaching YES teams? Register here.

- events for business owners

Digital Navigator Clinics 
11th, 18th, 25th February 2021
Free one-off, one-on-one 45 minute Digital Navigator session with a digital expert to discuss the findings of your PoweringOn action plan and your next steps.
Free, Online webinar or in-person at Basestation

6 Real Steps to start your business NOW!
11 February 2021, 12:30pm OR 5:30pm (two sessions available)
Join us at this workshop with Boris Lamont of Bizebu and learn; steps needed to start your business venture, what are some effective & inexpensive options for websites, logos, and business tools to use, how to take the first practical steps to turning your business idea into a reality and what are some of the pitfalls and distractions & how to avoid them.
Free, Basestation

Office Hours Intellectual Property with James & Wells
18 February 2021, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Free one-off, one-on-one 45 minute Office Hours Intellectual Property session with an expert from James & Wells to find out what you didn't know about IP and your business.
Free, Basestation

Cyber-security for SME
22 February 2021, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Do you want to be cyber security saavy? Aware of the threats, risks and protections that should be considered by you when using the Internet and IT in general? Join us at this workshop with Jonathon Berry of InPhysec to gain practical knowledge that will help you up your business's cyber-security.
Free, Basestation

Office Hours Legal with Mackenzie Elvin
22 February 2021, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Free one-off, one-on-one 45 minute Office Hour session with an expert lawyer from Mackenzie Elvin to find out what you didn't know about legal aspects affecting your business.
Free, Basestation

How to get found in Google
3 March 2021, 5:30pm to 6:30pm
In this practical workshop the Rocketspark team will guide you through the important essentials for optimising your website to get found in Google (SEO = search engine optimisation).
Free, Basestation

Digital Assessment for your Business
It's time! Take 10 minutes to find out how well your business is using online technology. This tool guides you through four sections and you get a personalised action plan to help you improve productivity, optimise your online presence, and gain a competitive edge. 

- events for founders

Lightbulb Meetup
23 February 2021, 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Lightbulb is designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs and changemakers from around the Bay of Plenty. Come check it out!
Free, Basestation

Angelic Drop-In Clinic
Dates to be confirmed
Want to scale up? Get insights and input from Angel Investors with free, one-off, individual 20-minute consultation.
Register interest here - https://www.venturecentre.nz/contact/

Events in our wider community


Basestation Open Day
11 February 2021
Come and experience how we do coworking at Basestation! The second Thursday of each month is Basestation's Open Day, and your chance to try #basestationlife. 
Free, Basestation
Ts&Cs apply

The Test Tube
12 February 2021, 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Meet the Venture Centre team there and find out how entrepreneurial support can help you and your creative project.

We look forward to seeing you get involved with this month's range of entrepreneurial events! Feel free to forward this email to anyone you think may want to join in.

Here to help you make your way
The Venture Centre Team
Basestation ⎢Tauranga ⎢NZ
e: info@venturecentre.co.nz


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