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Startup Social with Snowball Effect and First Table

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Join us for this exciting event hosted by Startup Queenstown Lakes in collaboration with Snowball Effect, New Zealand’s leading online investment marketplace.

Hear from Michael O'Byrne, & Sophie McLernon, Directors of Growth Capital, as they delve into the world of startup fundraising, investment trends, and the key ingredients that investors are hungry for in today's market. It's not just a discussion; it's an interactive chat that will leave you inspired and informed!

They’ll also uncover the incredible journey of First Table, with founder Mat Weir, the game-changing restaurant booking platform. Hear firsthand about their challenges and triumphs in raising capital with Snowball Effect.

Don't miss this opportunity for an evening that could spark your startup journey to new heights!


  • Interactive Chat: Startup Fundraising & Investment Trends
  • Spotlight on First Table: Raising Capital with Snowball Effect
  • Q&A Session

"Startup Social: A Night of Community, Connection & Inspiration"

Effect is New Zealand’s leading online investment marketplace, building the future of finance. They help high-growth Kiwi companies raise capital from Funds, Family Offices, HNW’s and retail investors in the $2–10m raise space. Their platform has provided investors with a simple way to discover and invest in private companies. They have facilitated over $160m in investment for companies to date.

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