Coffee and Jam #258 SHOUTOUTS

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.

This week's speakers are:

Andy Masters

Andy is a Coffee & Jam regular, this time around Andy will pitch his new venture homeScore. homeScore recently completed the Wellington-based Kiwibank FinTech accelerator programme. It is a digital tool to make saving for your first home achievable, it combines the property market with your savings so you can simply track your progress and make smarter savings decisions. 


Matt McFedries

Matt is an entrepreneur and CEO, passionate about blending technology and humanity to improve people's lives and help businesses succeed. He founded Debtor Daddy in 2012 to disrupt the debt collection industry by revolutionizing the way businesses chase overdue invoices. Using a unique combination of smart software and the human touch, they're on a mission to create a new world of stress-free cashflow.

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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



1) Bruce McDowell is looking for a phone app developer. You can reach him at 0274-833-773 

2) Gap Filler is having their Sayonara Soup event on the 26th of July at Space Academy. Come enjoy or pitch at this final pitch for the pot event. Theiy are still looking for two pitches. Please contact Elisha at to pitch or go to for details. 
3) Check out We're Sew Awesome - A community based project to eliminate fabric waste,  provide hands on education, a retail space, and a drop in area, right in the heart of the city.
4) Makers Market Plastic Free July, co-hosted by XCHC and Zero Waste Stitching Will be held on14th July from 1 - 5pm. Meet the makers, buy quality handcrafted products, drink coffee, discover The Exchange!
5) "Telling Your Story" - Come along on the 25th of July at 12:30pm to BizDojo for an intense hour of crafting your brand story! Register using the link below.
6) Faye is looking for motivated, self-starters who are looking to start their own income generating business on the side. You can reach her at 0221086649.

7) Philippa from BabyCues is looking for a social media guru. Please get in touch at
8) Experience the Eco Villa's unique offerings at our Industry Open Day. Their meeting room and bedrooms will be open for viewing. Get more details at
9) Ākina Foundation - This year’s Bursary Fund is open for applications! They will support a group of social entrepreneurs and aspiring social entrepreneurs to attend the Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 to continue the conversations from SEWF 2017, take the next steps on their journey, and represent New Zealand. Find out more.