Coffee & Jam #248

Coffee and Jam # 248-Shoutouts

1) Do you need certainty, and peace of mind that you will be able to withstand the attacks of your adversaries with your Cloud and Docker deployments? Kim's two new books provide just that, with the minimum amount of work, in the form of experience, sound advice, and implementation details on how to bring your Cloud environments and Docker deployments up to scratch. Cloud and Docker Security - Quick Reference.

2) Sasha Tsevina is a UX and Digital Designer who generates design concepts and works with the team to incorporate disparate views into a cohesive, awesome whole. Sasha worked for brands like Kathmandu, Hellers, Barkers and Anathoth Jams, Crown Relocations and Cowdy Real Estate. She is available for full time or project work. 

3) A new yoga studio has opened in Bryndwr, 3 classes to choose from - De-stress, empower and neutralise. Check out for more details. 

4) Rachael Wood is experienced in 2d and 3d modeling, laser, router cutting and 3d printing. She has programming experience and is currently exploring unity. If you have a full-time, part-time job opportunity or can give her advice send a mail

5) Introduction Evening to -  Paradigm Virtual Reality World in Exchange next Monday night, the 30th of April between 6 pm to 8 pm. It would be a free public meeting, just bring your laptop. Check out the company's website - 



Join us for our 248th Coffee and Jam session where you'll get your weekly dosage of inspiration and see what is happening in the Christchurch Startup and innovation ecosystem. 


First up on the 24th is Brindi Joy. Brindi is the Transitional Projects Advisor for Christchurch City Council. She administers the Enliven Places Projects Fund that encourages individuals, community groups and businesses to contribute to Christchurch’s regeneration with productive, positive and creative temporary projects that enliven vacant places.

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Adam McGrath is a folk singer, and band member of The Eastern. Adam has performed all over the world, and shared stages with the likes of Fleetwood Mac. Adam will be a guest speaker alongside Brindi, as he talks about his project, The Sit In, which was enabled by the Enliven Places Project. 


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We'll then hear from Rob Lawerance from the Canterbury Employer's Chamber of Commerce. Rob joined CECC in 2005 and specialises in assisting companies with government investment funding for research & development. Rob assists Canterbury businesses to engage funding support for product development and global access to technology. He also provides assistance to CECC members in the areas of sustainability, energy, infrastructure, water and the environment. 

Coffee & Jam is Christchurch's longest running weekly meet up for entrepreneurial-minded people. It’s a great place to see ordinary people doing extraordinary things, be inspired, network, and share in an innovative space. Coffee and Jam is your opportunity to meet new people in the Christchurch entrepreneurial ecosystem and indulge in a little bit of free coffee, jam and bread.

If you have an idea you'd like to pitch get in touch with Gina at