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Thai tech entrepreneur a bridge for NZ–S.E Asia start up communities

Visiting NZ as part of a Foundation programme connecting S.E. Asia tech entrepreneurs with their kiwi equivalents was the start of an ongoing relationship with this country for Amarit Charoenphan.

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Māori tourism businesses impress visiting entrepreneurs

New Zealand’s natural environment is front and centre for most visiting tourists, but it was Māori cultural experiences that stood out for eight visiting entrepreneurs.

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Young entrepreneurs take up the challenge

The Foundation’s Wellington office was a hive of innovation over the weekend as six young entrepreneurs competed against teams from around the country to win the Young Enterprise Trust Challenge.

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Māori entrepreneur looks to Vietnam blockchain technology to connect whānau

Entrepreneur Kaye-Maree Dunn is looking to connect with a Vietnamese research and development company to help develop an online tool to assist Māori investigate their geneology.

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Thailand visit helps hat designer break into Asia

Adrien Taylor says being part of a Foundation trip to Thailand in 2018 helped him see the full potential of Asia for his business and was the start of an ongoing relationship with the region.

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Leading Kiwi fashion entrepreneurs selected for Thailand trip

Five of New Zealand’s top young fashion entrepreneurs are heading to Thailand next month to delve into the thriving Thai fashion scene and build connections with their local counterparts.

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Integrity key to entrepreneur's success in Asia

When Morgan Maw, of Bonnie Goods, set off to Indonesia in 2016 with other Kiwi food and beverage entrepreneurs she was still rolling her Edinburgh-inspired oatcakes by hand in her Grey Lynn kitchen.

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Social enterprises making it in competitive Vietnam

Michael Watson is the co-founder and managing director of StudySpy, a social enterprise with the mission of enabling access to education. He recently joined four other New Zealand social entrepreneurs

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Wellington peanut butter magnate reflects on Philippines visit

Roman Jewell, co-founder of Wellington-based gourmet peanut butter company Fix and Fogg, embarked on the Foundation's 2015 trip to the Philippines for social entrepreneurs with a long wish list.

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Start-up Secrets – entrepreneurs discuss keys to success

Entrepreneurs from Southeast Asia and New Zealand discussed the keys to succeeding in business at the Foundation’s Start-up Secrets event in Auckland last week.

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Silkworms and catwalks
inspire Kiwi designers on Thailand visit

The Foundation recently took a group of five fashion-focussed Kiwis on a week-long trip to Thailand to delve into the thriving Thai fashion scene and build connections with their local counterparts.

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Rags2Riches helping empower women in the Philippines

Philippines social entrepreneur Therese Fernandez-Ruiz openly confesses that before her first visit, her sum knowledge about New Zealand was “cows, Lorde, Xero, and Lord of the Rings”.

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