Mentors

The xone gives access to some of the greatest business leaders and tech innovators from here in New Zealand, and around the world.

Access an amazing selection of advisors, mentors and supporters

Through group workshops, the xone will introduce you to some of the greatest business leaders and tech innovators here in NZ and around the world – and your startup will have the opportunity to develop a working or mentoring relationship directly with them. The xone team will support you to find and work with the right mentors and partners, including:

Shaun Ryan

Shaun Ryan

Chief Innovation Officer & Co-Founder of SLI Systems

Rachel Wright

Rachel Wright

Acting Operations Director at the Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of Canterbury

Daniel Wallace

Daniel Wallace

General Manager at GeoSystems New Zealand / SITECH NZ / BuildingPoint NZ

Karl Loo

Karl Loo

CEO & Co-founder at ServisHero

Sarah Perry

Sarah Perry

Co-founder and CEO of SnapComms

Steven Saunders

Steven Saunders

Director and Founder WNT Ventures

Ray Thompson

Ray Thompson

Executive Director at Thomson Investments

Lani Evans

Lani Evans

Director and Former CEO of Thankyou Payroll. Founder of Room:Maker

Phil Holliday

Phil Holliday

Owner, Holliday Corporation Ltd

Shaveer Mirpuri

Shaveer Mirpuri

CEO Goat Ventures

Sian Simpson

Sian Simpson

Kiwi Landing Pad – Community Manager and Digital Strategist

Nick Hearn

Nick Hearn

General Manager LAB360 at Loyalty New Zealand

Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes

Founder and Principal, Diversity Ltd

Andrew Plimmer

Andrew Plimmer

CEO Motim Technologies

Garrett Gee

Garrett Gee

Founder of Scan (acquired by Snapchat)

Trevor Laughton

Trevor Laughton

Chief Technical Officer at Tait Comunication

Peter Montgomery

Peter Montgomery

Founder and CEO at InventoryTech Limited, Beachhead Advisor at NZTE

Become a mentor

If you interested in becoming a mentor, partner or supporter, we’d love to hear from you.