Planet 2010

Communications and Technology Conference: 12 - 13 March 2010

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Winners Will Receive:

First Place:

  • Product valuing up to $70,000 to be used to support their business over a period of 12 months:

    Telecommunications services: sponsored by WorldxChange

    Marketing/Branding assistance: sponsored by Republik

    Legal Services: sponsored by HMG Legal

    Accounting Software and support: sponsored by MYOB

  • 3 HP Mini 5102 Netbooks: sponsored by Hewlett Packard

  • Account management support over a period of 12 months from WorldxChange, Republik, HMG Legal and MYOB, to ensure best possible value from the products they can provide.

Second Place:

  • $10,000 to be offset against business expenses and 1 HP 5102 Netbook.

Third Place:

  • $5,000 to be offset against business expenses and 1 HP 5102 Netbook

Launch Pad

Calling New Business Ideas!

The Telecommunications Industry Group (TIG) and Planet 2010 want to get behind innovative New Zealanders who have new business ideas and help grow their ideas into something spectacular. We want to find and champion New Zealands best startup business for 2010.

We’ll invite short-listed participants to pitch their ideas to our panel of judges at the Planet 2010 conference. Our team of successful, experienced business people will select the winners and then go on to invest their companies products, time, knowledge and expertise to ensure that there’s plenty of help at hand in the winners first year of business.

Launch Pad Countdown

5 February 2010 Entries Open
1 March 2010 Entries close and judging commences
5 March 2010 A short-list of 10 finalists will be announced and will be invited to present their big ideas to the judging panel
13 March 2010 Launch Pad Event – each finalist will give a short 10 minute presentation to the judging panel live at Planet 2010
(5 minutes presentation time, 5 minutes Q&A)
Late March 2010 The winner will be announced at a formal Launch Pad presentation.

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