Posts in Connectors
Who invests in the investors?

Social enterprise is a new way of doing business that’s taking hold in communities all over the world. Social enterprises are basically businesses, but instead of exclusively focusing on profit, they focus on investing in communities and causes.

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ConnectorsBrian Steele
The Gift Trust

There are more than 27,000 charities in New Zealand. This is great - it shows that many Kiwis have great intentions, and are making considerations to give back to their communities. On the other hand, this can create a problem for potential donors: if you want to give money to charity, how do you find the right one?

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ConnectorsBrian Steele
Adding an artist to the CreativeHQ mix

CreativeHQ is the Wellington based business accelerator, incubator and innovation service provider  that is all about activating potential. 

Over the past 15 years CreativeHQ has attracted entrepreneurs, innovators and business people from across the innovation sector - startups, government departments and large corporations, following their mantra “entrepreneurs are everywhere”.

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ConnectorsBrian Steele
A place in space for art

The Thomas King Observatory sits on the hills of Wellington at the top of the Botanic Gardens, a place known as Pukehinau, alongside Space Place and MetService New Zealand. This is a place with so much cultural history, the otherwise unused space that is the Thomas King Observatory, is a fitting space for this emerging area of art.

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Give Where You Live

There are a lot of options when it comes to giving, but sometimes you just don’t know how to give, who to give to, or what your options are.

Nikau Foundation, Wellington’s donor driven community foundation makes giving easy, but with a big impact.

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ConnectorsBrian Steele
Profile: Conscious Consumers

For the past seven years, Conscious Consumers have been in the space of creating social and environmental good through a developing a platform that connects consumers and businesses, to share the values and issues they care about.

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ConnectorsBrian Steele
Profile: PressPatron

PressPatron is a crowdfunding and membership platform for supporting quality journalism. Their platform simplifies the process of making one-time and monthly donations to journalists and publishers, in a few easy clicks.

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ConnectorsBrian Steele
Profile: MOTIF

MOTIF is a Wellington-based global business advisory firm that uses ethics as a strategic lens. They develop competitive new business models and strategies to drive revenue and market growth while improving people’s lives, expanding biodiversity, protecting and renewing our environment.

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ConnectorsNick Phillips