In partnership with

Up Next

The Innovation Mindset

ft. Sophie Ericksen,
Marketing Director @ Red Bull

Online on Friday 25 September
9 AM – 1 PM










To create a network of businesses, individual leaders, and talented students to help young New Zealanders progress to their next destination.


Lunch with an entrepreneur will give you the opportunity to learn valuable skillsets that are highly sought out in the job market. Not to mention, an intimate chance to learn and network with our guest speakers.

If you’re successful in gaining access to the workshop, you will join our exclusive network of talented students and industry members.

Feb 21

Lunch with Jae Yoo
(CEO & Founder of Niesh)

Jul 15

Lunch with Simon Watson (Co-founder & Director of Urbanaut Brewing)

Aug 7

Lunch with Angela Lim
(CEO & Founder of Clearhead)

Sep 25

The Innovation Mindset with Niesh & Red Bull
(Marketing Director, Sophie Eriksen)


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