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Slice of Silicon Valley headed to NZ in October

“Slice of Silicon Valley headed to NZ in October”

Kiwi Landing Pad announces dates for third “Jam” conference series due to popular demand

Auckland / San Francisco
October 6th 2016

Kiwi Landing Pad (KLP) today announced the launch of the third Sales and Marketing “Jam” series across the country starting October 31st and confirmed the speakers travelling from San Francisco to inspire and inform Kiwi entrepreneurs and innovators in a unique and engaging conference format.

“We’re delighted to be launching our third KLP Jam this week with such a high calibre range of Speakers and following so much positive feedback from our last event says KLP Chair John Holt.

Our whole objective with KLP is to provide high quality opportunities for Kiwi entrepreneurs and innovators to assemble and learn together about other’s skills and experiences from which they can accelerate their own ventures’ growth”

Full details on the events, dates, locations and speaker biographies can be found at

“Our community is growing rapidly in New Zealand and abroad” says KLP Community Manager Sian Simpson, “which allows us to reach out to and attract the best and brightest from Silicon Valley to come to New Zealand and share their experiences. We’ve had amazing success with previous events by simply bringing people together, providing a core focus and curating the conversation.”

The event already has strong demand based on rave reviews from previous Jam attendees with numerous examples of benefits attending from the creation of business development and acquisition opportunities to identifying gaps and key areas of focus to better prepare entrepreneurs and companies for executing a successful global strategy.

Attendees vary in age, stage and type of business but are generally coming to learn more about how to enhance the Sales, Marketing and Product Management aspects of their business and to learn more about the speakers perspectives on building amazing successful products and businesses.

About KLP

KLP is a non-profit organisation founded by Sam Morgan and John Holt in 2011 and partners with the New Zealand Government to “soften the landing” of aspiring Kiwi tech start-ups into San Francisco. Its private sector sponsors include successful Kiwi and US entrepreneurs through their investment firms Evander Management (Simon Holdsworth), Jasmine Investments (Sam Morgan), K1W1 (Sir Stephen Tindall), Movac (Phil McCaw), Powerband (Craig Elliott) , BNZ , Air New Zealand and NZTE

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