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.
Our Speakers this week are:
1. Ellen Pender – Business Mentors Programme
Ellen is the Canterbury Manager of Business Mentors and is passionate about working with over 300 SME’s per year, 100 of these being in the start up phase. She has been working with Businesses throughout her varied career in the finance, sales & marketing and advertising/media sectors. Ellen will be telling us about the BMNZ start up programme and how working with a Business Mentor can be thought provoking, inspirational and lead to success.
2.Alan Cox – Akimbo
Alan, Founder of Akimbo, a mental fitness app with a mission to improve the mental wellbeing of our global citizens. After overcoming his own struggles with anxiety and depression, he discovered his purpose for helping others develop a healthier mindset. As well as working on Akimbo, Alan is a mental health speaker and also spearheading a new initiative to get people to check-in on the wellbeing of those around them. He will be talking about his journey so far and outlining some simple tools we can all use straight away to make our own lives better.