Help Wanted

I’m revisiting the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator (nzfintech.kiwi). It was a big deal last year, doing the market validation exercise, and it’s a bigger deal this year. I also have work commitments in the New Year that are not exactly flexible. There were many spent hours fitting around work and life trying to get hold of […]

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Clubs and Societies

Some time back, I met up opportunistically with the remarkable @vivster. She was cautiously positive (in my opinion!) about Givahoy. Her background in charitable activity gave her excellent and relevant experience. But there was one thing especially that stuck with me and has been worming away since then. It’s a completely valid and consistent use […]

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Three Messages in One

I find myself revisiting what I am saying to try to communicate clearly what Givahoy is. But it isn’t one thing to one group. So here’s an overview of the three main groups: If you are a fundraiser, perhaps organising a campaign or event: Take your collecting with you Easily set up locations and portable […]

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Events

Posted this on Facebook and it reminded me that, for a casual event organiser, this really is all you need to do! Running a fundraising event and concerned about people not having enough cash? Have a look at Givahoy. As a fundraiser, just tell me when and where is your event.  Easy as that! Then […]

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A Quick Word

We have had commitments for campaigns. Yes, a big deal. A Wellington regional one in May and a national one in July. Yes. So the Beta is out in the Android Play Store. I will get an iOS one out before too long as this is too big an opportunity to waste. Try it out. […]

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Change Agents

Who am I doing this for? This is not the same question as “why am I doing this?”, nor “who is Givahoy for?”. I’ve answered that in other places. This is also not a market analysis question, since, while there is always a need for focus in specific opportunities, the market is everyone. Instead, I […]

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The Co-Founder Conundrum

I don’t currently have any co-founders. Clearly I could not have come as far as I have on my own, but as yet no-one has stepped into that further commitment to making this real. If I had a co-founder, then I might have entered the pitch selection for the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator, but I had […]

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