Startup Grind hosts Ezel Kokcu (Passphere)

June 20, 2018 / 6:00 PM

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About this event

Startup Grind Auckland welcomes Ezel Kokcu. The 25 year old serial entrepreneur is on to her third startup ‘Passphere’; An analytics registration platform for expos, conferences and large scale events. Ezel also co-founded STQRY; an exploration app for museums and cultural sites. She grew STQRY to over 50 people, raised over $7 million in VC funding, and over 800 customers on the books before selling the company in 2016.

Ezel is a seasoned mentor who won the Deloitte Fast 50 Rising Star regional award in 2015. Recently she was a finalist in the Westpac Woman of Influence Awards in 2017 and the Ministers International Leadership award in 2016. Passphere builds upon her previous two startups STQRY & Non Stop Tix which were both sold in the last 2 years.

Some topics we'll be discussing: innovating in the event industry and GLAM sector, raising capital, scaling businesses, and Ezel's journey.


Startup Grind hosts Ezel Kokcu (Passphere)

Ezel Kokcu

Founding Director - Passphere

Continuing her journey, Ezel has now Co-Founded the event and analytics platform, Passphere successfully secured investment in October 2016 with a core team of 5. Passphere's initial launch will be in New Zealand with quick movements overseas soon after. While studying, Ezel was involved in a start-up doing social and digital marketing that sparked a passion in starting and growing businesses.

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Date and Time
June 20, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Grid AKL
101 Pakenham St West
Auckland, 1010
6:00 pm Networking and Food
6:45 pm Talks and Q&A
7:45 pm Networking

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