Kirsti Grant (Populate)

May 11, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 AM

GridAKL, 101 Pakenham Street West, Auckland, 1010

Kirsti has 8 years of start-up experience with some of NZ's best success stories like TradeMe & Vend. It was during this time that she encountered a problem with how companies manage their headcount planning and people data. Kirsti and her team ran a tight process around validating the problem and prototyping a solution and within 8 months had paying customers using their new product, Populate.

In-person event

About this event

Kirsti has 8 years of start-up experience with some of NZ's best success stories like TradeMe & Vend. During her time as VP Talent at Vend she helped grow the team from 37 people all in Auckland to 250 across 7 locations and 6 countries. It was during this time that she encountered a problem with how companies manage their headcount planning and people data.

Kirsti and her team ran a tight process around validating the problem and prototyping a solution and within 8 months had paying customers using their new product, Populate.

We'll be discussing how to identify and validate a problem worth solving, first steps to arriving at a solution, raising funding, hiring and more! 

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Speaker

  • Kirsti Grant

    Populate

When

When

Thursday, May 11, 2017
6:00 AM – 9:00 AM UTC

Agenda

6:00 AMNetworking and Food
7:00 AMFireside Chat
8:00 AMNetworking

Organizers

  • Sinead Lunt

    The Good Source

    Chapter Co-Director

  • Rosie de Malmanche

    Our Closet

    Chapter Co-Director

Partners

GridAKL logo

GridAKL

Populate logo

Populate

Frontside logo

Frontside

Garage Project logo

Garage Project

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