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“Profit for the TIN200 companies rose by 38.1% in 2018, the highest growth since records began” – 2018 TIN Report
16:30 – Registration, Networking, Drinks and Canapes
17:00 – Welcome, Panel Discussion, Q&A
18:00 – Further networking
18:30 – Close
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Date & Time:
Thursday, 22 August 2019
TINTalk: The Mentor Series – In The Black
11 Cable Street
Lana joined Raygun more than 4 years ago and today is the Chief Operating Officer. As the COO she overseas various aspects of the business including Operations, Customer Success, Finance, Human Resources and general day to day management of the business.
Lana is originally from North Carolina but relocated to New Zealand in late 2008. She spent the first 6 years working in the public sector initially with the Department of Building & Housing which later merged into MBIE. She held a range of roles from purely finance focused to broader business management.
Outside of work, Lana enjoys hiking, traveling and going on adventures with her son.
Phil has been actively investing since 1998 and personally invested in all the Movac funds and led investment into over 20 companies.
Phil co-founded Abbott, McCaw, Richter & Associates (AMR) in 1998. AMR provided the financial and people platform for Phil and his co-founders to start investing in great Kiwi Tech. Following successful investment in TradeMe, AMR rebranded to Movac in 2006. At this stage, they began to exclusively focus on investing into and mentoring early stage, high growth potential technology businesses.
Outside of Movac, Phil remains an active angel investor and maintains a personal angel investment portfolio. He is a strong advocate for the development of the entrepreneurial and early stage investment eco-system in NZ and is the past Chair of the Angel Association of New Zealand; a founding investor in the Lightning Lab technology accelerator; and a founding investor in the Kiwi Landing Pad in San Francisco.
Founder and Managing Director
Don is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Catalyst IT and has had over 30 years’ experience in IT and business. As part of Don’s role, he manages Catalyst’s global expansion strategies. Catalyst employs over 300 staff and has businesses in New Zealand, Australia, UK and the Republic of Ireland.
Don is also a Founder and former Co-Chair of NZRise, the organisation that supports and advocates on behalf of Kiwi digital companies. He is a former President of the New Zealand Open Source Society and was on the Council of Internet New Zealand for two years.