OCT 25 2019 . ASB WATERFRONT THEATRE . AUCKLAND
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OCT 25 2019 . ASB Waterfront Theatre . AUCKLAND

 
 

 

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Sunrise North Island is a love letter to Kiwi founders, from Blackbird

 
 
 
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SPEAKERS

 
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Cofounder, CEO
Canva

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Co-founder
Shoes of Prey

 
 
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Founder, CEO
Ethique

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Founder, CEO
Sunfed Meats

 
 
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Founder, CEO
Aotea Made

Co-founder, CEO
Raygun

 
 
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Founder, CEO
Melodics

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Founder, Investor
Hoku, Trade Me

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Investor, Board Member
Raygun

 
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Startmate MENTOR experience
Powererd by AWS

 

Apply for 1:1 mentoring sessions with experts from the Blackbird community - our founders, investors and operators. Application close oct 18th.

 
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 WORKSHOPS

POWERED BY TWILIO

Growth Marketing Workshops - Validating & scaling your first customers

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How to craft your startup story for PR

Liz McKenzie - Head of PR and Communications, Canva

PR can be one of the most cost-effective ways to grow your startup. But why are some stories run and others not? Liz will teach you how to craft your story to grow exposure to the right audiences in the right channels.

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Expanding your footprint - Using Voice + SMS to Scale the Customer Journey

Tony Blank - Global Director Startups, Twilio

In this presentation Tony will run you through how to use Programmable Voice & SMS to validate your customer journey and grow customers. This will include a live coding demo to show you how you can use the same tools as airbnb and Uber to smoothly onboard & communicate with your valuable customers.

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Email Marketing 101 for Startups

Brendan Yell - APAC Director, SendGrid

In his time as founder and CEO of ShopFree.com, Brendan sent over 750,000,000 emails. This talk will show you how to grow, nurture, convert, retain & even win back your customers using email. Email is a powerful and cost-effective tool no startup should ignore.

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 The NETWORK Express

A facilitated networking event by Blackbird and Microsoft for Startups

This is an afterparty with a purpose. Once the conference is finished we invite all Sunrise travellers to a celebration where Blackbird and Microsoft will help you meet someone interesting. Come ready to solve a problem, help a founder or just meet someone cool. We’ll facilitate the introductions for you.

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TICKETS

 
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Schedule

 

SPONSORS

 
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COMMUNITY PARTNERS

 
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With love,
from Blackbird

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