Coffee and Jam #317

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:

Sarah MacDonald & Rebecca Moreno - Pampered Pooch 

Sarah and Rebecca are cofounders of Pampered Pooch, a brand of Luxe Dog Grooming Products. Sarah’s background is in Product Development for the food and cosmetic industries, which she used in formulating a new dog shampoo after experiencing negative reactions to existing products. Rebecca’s background is in Sales and Marketing, including experience within the Pet Food industry.

Pampered Pooch now has a range of five grooming collections along with some functional care products. Sarah and Rebecca will be sharing their journey as a young start-up beginning their exporting journey.

 

Paul Lawson and Laurent Vienne - GearStore  

Paul and Laurent are cofounders of GearStore, an online sales platform for sports apparel. Paul is an accountant by background and a natural strategic thinker who’s motivated to make a difference and deliver positive outcomes to organisations he works with. He has extensive experience in system development and deployment, accounting, and business strategy. 



Laurent hails from France, and has over 15 years experience in E-Commerce Development and Digital Marketing. Most recently, he ran a Marketing Company in Dubai before moving to Christchurch with his wife Yuliya. Laurent combines his systems and design skills in a powerful way to develop e-commerce solutions.



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 fresh bakery bread.

If you have an idea you'd like to pitch get in touch with Milena at milena@ministryofawesome.com