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Firebrand and Hail Join 2016 Startup Weekend Mentor Team 

Jake McKay

We're pleased to announce that this year members of both Firebrand & Hail are joining the mentor panel for the annual weekend of entrepreneurial & start-up goodness!

Startup Weekend is a weekend-long, hands-on experience where aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if their startup ideas are viable. This year Startup Weekend is happening in Dunedin on April 15-16 and three of Firebrand and Hail's finest are joining the advisory panel offering their advice and guidance to budding business folk!

Rebecca Twemlow, Maxime Rainville and Ben Dawson will all be joining the mentor panel alongside approximately a dozen other successful Dunedinites.  This will be Rebecca's second year on the panel, she sums up why she gets behind such initiatives:

Dunedin is a hothouse of talent - events like Startup Weekend are of utmost importance to showcase this talent. Offering the opportunity to connect with like minded entrepreneurs, provide a launchpad for the future and also celebrate alongside business, local government and education providers just how very awesome Dunedin is!

Dunedin Startup Weekend  proves to be successful year on year, with many ideas being turned into reality as a result of the event. Check out more info on one such success story, VOR, and if you're interested in getting involved in the event yourself you can read all about the when and where here. Look forward to seeing you there!