Startup Grind is (finally) hosting an AI event!

Wednesday, August 9, 2023, 5:30 – 7:30 AM UTC

Our upcoming event will be focused on the current AI landscape, and how startups in NZ can leverage it to fuel innovation, streamline processes, and make better decisions. We are hosting a fireside, panel discussion with Christopher Mende (Google Cloud NZ), Nick Houldsworth (Prosaic, ex-Xero, ex-Vend), Harry Simmonds (Studio Elros, ex-Apple), Mahsa McCauley (AUT, She Sharp)

In-person event
Panel Discussion

About this event

Mark your calendars for August 9th and join us at Startup Grind Auckland for an exciting evening focused on "AI: Transforming Innovation."

Explore the cutting-edge world of artificial intelligence (AI) and its game-changing impact across industries in NZ and beyond. Our panel brings a wealth of experience across a range of industries and will be offering valuable insights into the future possibilities of AI, and the potential to revolutionize various sectors.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the potential of AI and learn firsthand from our panelists how they are harnessing its power to drive innovation in their businesses and everyday life. 

Check out what happened


  • Harry Simmonds

    Founder and Director

  • Nick Houldsworth

    Prosaic (ex-Xero, ex Vend)

    Co-founder, Director, Investor

  • Christopher Mende

    Google Cloud NZ

    Head of Technology

  • Mahsa McCauley

    AUT / She Sharp

    Director of Women in Technology and Director



Wednesday, August 9, 2023
5:30 AM – 7:30 AM UTC

Venue map


5:30 AMEvent Begins
6:00 AMFireside Chat
7:00 AMPost-event Networking


  • Sinead Lunt

    Startup Grind Auckland



  • Sinead Lunt

    The Good Source

    Chapter Co-Director

  • Rosie de Malmanche

    Our Closet

    Chapter Co-Director