Te Papa's "Mahuki" - Accelerator Roadshow hits Innov8HQ

*Exciting announcement* Our Prestigious Te Papa's Mahuki Accelerator Roadshow is on its way to Dunedin & is calling for all Startups, Entrepreneurs & people wanting to bring/develop cool stuff in & around our region to the GLAM sector - to join them at Innov8HQ - Dunedin on April 7th, from 10am-3pm to present on why 'you' should apply for their fabulous 4 month accelerator programme.

After a successful inaugural year in 2016 that saw 10 teams graduate the four month accelerator into the alumni programme, the Mahuki innovation accelerator is back for year two and application open on Monday 3rd April 2017 - which you could be one of the successful candidates. Check out (below) last years programme for insights on what can be expected http://www.mahuki.org/open-minds-open-markets

Mahuki is an innovation accelerator programme focused on global opportunities in the cultural sector.  It is a space where entrepreneurialism, technology and culture collide to create innovative solutions that enrich galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM). Backed by Te Papa Tongarewa, Mahuki is located in a purpose built facility in New Zealand’s national museum. Mahuki is part of a growing trend of institutions partnering with industry and entrepreneurs to fast track innovation and adapt to a dynamic digital world.

The cultural sector is ripe for transformation but access to the sector, how to best meet its needs or recognize the potential is limited. Technology has never been more prevalent and accessible. Simultaneously, the Experience Economy is booming, with cultural institutions like Te Papa looking to increase their participation. Mahuki brings these variables together, finding the best ways to engage with entrepreneurs and suppliers to deliver sustainable business benefits rather than bespoke service contracts.

Watch this space, as there will be an event schedule sent out in the coming days, but in advance - for those interested, please register your names here http://www.innov8hq.com/contact/ to express interest in advance & secure your space!! Priscilla & the team at Mahuki are delighted to be coming to our city again & we look forward to hosting them & you all for this awesome opportunity!!! If you have any questions - please feel free to drop me a line!!! 

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