Each Monday we'll have a quick catch up with Hīria Te Rangi to see how the product, the charity Whare Hauora, and the scaling are progressing. Every start-up has their own story however they all experience similar trials and tribulations, success and golden moments - follow along to see how a New Zealand start-up does it.
The episode in which Hīria decides to have a Whare Hauora rest. We wish Hīria all the best for the next few weeks and we'll be re-joining her sometime in November to catch-up on where's she's got to.
Hugs, all the AG crew, x
Hīria with the latest in the her journey of being being a founder, chief do-it-all, and startup good person as she fights to keep the value and integrity of the data collected.
Listen to Hīria, Kaiwhakahaere at Whare Hauora, and then PLEDGE - 5 days (at time of publication) left!
Big updates from Hīria Te Rangi, Kaiwhakahaere at Whare Hauora.
First formal board meeting
Hīria has been out and about speaking
Sensor hardware change in the future
Funding for a "non-traditional tech/data" company is very tough
Get amongst it on Whare Hauora’s PledgeMe campaign.
Hiria is here! More on her journey, speaking at TEDxWelligton and the Zero Carbon Challenge PledgeMe campaign:
A bubbly and busy Hiria let's us know that the product is ready to go, she's prepping for some talks and is focusing her last week in the Zero Carbon Challenge on the PledgeMe campaign to get 200 kits to organisations.
Whilst Whare Hauora has been around for 2+ years we only joined them on their journey 1 year ago ... but SO MUCH has happened in the intervening 12 months that we thought we'd have a wee celebration and a review of how far Hiria and the ever growing Whare Hauora has come ...
A catch up with a smiling Hiria as she rides the Zero Carbon Challenge team work, and has a focused future of GETTING THE MONEY!
We find Hiria cogitating upon all the work to do, how tiring it is, and how excited and useful it is being a part of the Zero Carbon Challenge … and she has a team member!
The ups of running a startup can be few and far between and Hiria has a few to share, and with a lot of downs she can show the world she will not give up!
Deep in the lounge at Hashigo Zake we catch up with Hiria as she takes us through this weeks bumpy road to running a startup and the big blocks she needs to put in place very soon.
As we get to the pointy end of starting up we here again from Hiria as she comes to grips with the makeup of the Whare Hauora ‘vehicle’, the challenges of going it alone, and advice she would want love all those looking to make a company would hear.
Tough times call for tough decisions by tough people and if there's one thing you've learnt through the past episodes it's that Hīria Te Rangi is one tough woman. She explains all …
Also on June 22nd we will be kicking off a major campaign to help Whare Hauroa raise the money - WATCH THIS SPACE!
A double session from Hiria as we catch up on the goings on with Whare Hauora, it’s investment journey, the deal with the PledgeMe backers and their sensors, how China’s working out, and HOW YOU CAN HELP!
HOLY WHAT!! Whare hauora, got through to round 2 out of almost 7000 organisations!!!
WOW ...so I might be going to Dubai..
We find out from Hīria that the PledgeMe products are being tested, that getting $ for social investment in New Zealand is hard, and that the boys may have a plan to get $100,000 ... watch this space.
It's hard being a startup in New Zealand, it's even harder being a social enterprise and looking for social investment $. It's a big maunga to climb, but Hiria and her corporate background has more than a start upon the journey ...
Hiria explains to Mike and Raj how Whare Hauora is now on a stable footing with technical and manufacturing partners in place ready for the New Zealand winter. Oh, and the episode title? - Hiria looks back and gives advice to startups going through their first year or so.
Hiria catches us all up with her 2018 wrap up - so much has happened and SO much to come.
Sorry about the delay in getting Hiria's report to you, without further ado let’s get Hiria in your ears and check out what the China deal is all about.
Changes in the ownership, trip to China to talk tech suppliers, having a consumer-ready version and a community focused one. It’s all go with Hiria and Whare Hauora.
Hiria discusses the partnerships, the on-going Chinese adventures, the winning of the award, and how she is looking after herself which is so key in any startup.
News: Whare Hauora won a 2018 New Zealand Open Source Award, the People’s Choice!
Hiria tells us about the challenges of finding a manufacturer, the change in ownership, and some updates on delivery dates for sensors.
Hiria's back with her weekly Whare Hauora catch up, and whilst it's fun, exciting, and definitely a rush running a startup there are times when it's stressful, draining, and lonely.
Keeping up with Hiria as the Whare Hauora journey continues with partnerships, agreements, terms, and the potential to ‘go public’ with some sort of social enterprise … listen to this space.
Our weekly chat with Whare Hauora and thanks to Hiria’s renewed mojo she takes us through the plans, the challenges, and the changes of her startup.
We receive an update from Hiria as she traipses the West Coast of America in search of knowledge, connections, and investment ...
Hiria talks about organisations keen to trial the sensors, what the data will show people in their houses, and her trip to the US.
Hiria takes us through the Whare Hauora Pledgeme, running pilots for teams in Waikato, and why they have pushed out manufacturing until February.
Hiria also has three BIG announcements!
With Hiria in all parts of the country we had to jump onto a quick Google Meet to catch up. Some big learnings (maybe even a pivot), some new rewards and only SEVEN DAYS TO GO!