MORGO 2022 Bay of Islands
Where would you see Manta5 bikes on the water and a Zerojet electric tender by the wharf? At MORGO, of course, where New Zealand’s leading tech entrepreneurs come together to share experiences and get re-energised for the journey out into the world.
MORGO aims to give high growth business leaders an annual charge and once again, it worked! The range of businesses was inspiring and the conversations wide ranging.
From shoplifting to crypto to edtech
Tom Batterbury and Phil Thomson told how they built Auror, an anti-shoplifting platform that has Walmart US as a customer! And Janine Grainger talked about how she built Easy Crypto exchanges around the world during Covid with business partners she had never met.
Kami’s software to connect teachers to their students’ screens is now used by 30 million teachers and students in 180 countries. Their aim is to have the product sell itself, and it seems to work! Teachers love them. And the company has just been named as one of Times 100 most influential companies in the world.
Then there’s Overdose
Overdose, a digital agency for online shopping now employs 450 people around the world, 220 of them in Ukraine. When the founder, Todd Welling, and CEO, Paul Pritchard, stopped talking about Ukraine, the room was silent.
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