FoundX Dunedin Meetup!

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Petridish

8 Stafford Street

Dunedin, Otago 9016

New Zealand

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Findex is pleased to announce its next FoundX event is hosted by Scott Mason with special guest speaker Jason Leong, CEO of PocketSmith.

About this event

Join us and hear Scott and Jason discuss the PocketSmith journey; ranging from the highs/lows of being a start-up entrepreneur dating back to 2008, the significance of bootstrapping and remaining independent, and how to build and lead a geographically and humanly diverse team through several growth/developmental phases, all while creating a business that enables thousands of customers to take control of their personal finances in a demanding market segment.

What's in store?

  • Fireside chat with Jason Leong of PocketSmith
  • Audience Q&A
  • Two startup pitches selected from Startup Dunedin Distiller Incubator
  • Startup Dunedin demo hall
  • Drinks and nibbles

PocketSmith

PocketSmith makes financial productivity software for consumers in over 190 countries. They help people find the facts in their finances and see the insights that matter, so they can plan for the future. Like their customers, they are passionate, diverse, curious, and keen problem solvers!

Jason Leong

Jason Leong has spent the better part of 20 years making apps for the Internet. Today, he is the co-founder and Chief Executive at PocketSmith, where he and his team are dedicated to enriching lives around the globe.

He is also a founder of The Distiller, the first co-workspace and non-profit start-up incubator in New Zealand, and one of Dunedin’s earliest start-up communities.

Scott Mason

As well as being the Managing Partner for Dunedin, Scott is a senior partner in the Specialist Tax Advisory team, having practiced in the owner managed/HNWI (High Net Wealth Individual) market for 30 years. He also has a significant presence in the early-stage company eco-system as an advisor and investor. Scott is an Independent Director of several companies, a trained mediator, and the deputy chair of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) Tax Advisory Group.

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Petridish

8 Stafford Street

Dunedin, Otago 9016

New Zealand

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