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When the going gets tough...

The Foundation's Adam McConnochie takes a look at the big issues entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia are grappling with and how they are responding to these difficult times?

Entrepreneurship / News
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.

Entrepreneurship / News
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.

Entrepreneurship / News
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.

Entrepreneurship / News
Mushroom venture blooms from Philippines visit

It was a goodie gift bag on her 2015 trip to the Philippines that triggered something of a eureka moment for Wellington Chocolate Factory co-founder Rochelle Alagar.

Leadership / News
Leadership Network member
building ethical cosmetics brand

Kiwi makeup brand and social enterprise Indigo and Iris is looking to Asia to source its next cosmetic offering for conscious consumers. It’s a business move that’s surprised CEO and Leadership Networ

Entrepreneurship / News
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.

Entrepreneurship / News
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

Entrepreneurship / News
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.

Entrepreneurship / News
Kiwi entrepreneurs find inspiration in Vietnam

Five social entrepreneurs from New Zealand and Southeast Asia met in Vietnam recently to learn about the social enterprise scene there, meet key industry leaders and explore business opportunities.

Entrepreneurship / News
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.

News / News
Taste of tourism sector for Southeast Asian entrepreneurs

Eight Southeast Asian entrepreneurs will be learning how New Zealand does tourism and sharing their knowledge on tourism trends in Asia with New Zealanders this week.

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