Simon Pound

Simon is a Partner at ventures company Previously Unavailable and Managing Director of New Zealand fashion label Ingrid Starnes. Formerly Creative Director for tech company Vend, and a reporter and TV producer, he loves to share the stories of great New Zealand businesses and ideas.

Business is Boring Callaghan
Jul 9, 2020

Meet the New Zealander who got wifi into Starbucks and shopping lists onto Alexa

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Lovina McMurchy of Movac

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Jul 2, 2020

How social media built a community around this Auckland plumber

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Rob Teina from Supreme Plumbing.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Jun 25, 2020

The start-up boosting New Zealand's craft beer culture with locally-grown yeast

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Simon Cooke and Ryan Carville, founders of yeast company Froth Technologies.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Jun 18, 2020

The New Zealand skincare company diverting plastic from landfill

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Emma Lewisham, founder of a skincare line of the same name.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Jun 11, 2020

The New Zealand company starting a biorefinery to make materials out of pine

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Dr Gaetano Dedual and Jacob Kohn, co-founders of Futurity.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Jun 4, 2020

The whānau-owned business exporting some of Aotearoa’s best produce

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Rachel Taulelei, CEO of Kono.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
May 28, 2020

Meet the New Zealand connection to e-commerce sensation Warby Parker

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to New Zealand investor and business advisor David Bell.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
May 15, 2020

How a local fashion label has used lockdown to give back to its customers

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Emily Miller-Sharma, General Manager at Ruby.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
May 7, 2020

Why PaySauce is offering a free payroll solution for businesses disrupted by Covid-19

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Asantha Wijeyerante from PaySauce.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Apr 30, 2020

How magazines can still survive and thrive after Bauer

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to the editor of Homestyle magazine Alice Lines and MPA chairman Nicholas Burrowes.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Apr 23, 2020

The new locally made natural deodorant that launched the day before lockdown

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Mel Lewis from Ultrella.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Apr 16, 2020

Tips for succeeding in remote work from a remote-first founder

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Matthew Chapman from Chapman CG about remote working.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Apr 9, 2020

Manaaki: The free online service offering businesses support through Covid-19

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Pat MacFie from Manaaki.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Apr 2, 2020

How you can access $2000 of specialist help for your business

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Kirstin Mead from the Regional Business Partners' Network.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Mar 27, 2020

How Nanogirl built a lockdown-ready online learning platform in three days

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Dr Michelle Dickinson (Nanogirl) about her new online learning platform, Nanogirl's Lab.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Mar 19, 2020

A world-leading business coach on what to do in the face of Covid-19

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to business coach Zac De Silva from Business Changing and Nurture Change.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Mar 12, 2020

Talking business success and sustainability with Chia Sisters

This week on Business is Boring, Simon Pound talks to Florence and Chloe Van Dyke from Chia Sisters.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Mar 5, 2020

Destigmatising disability with Grace Stratton from All is for All

This week on Business is Boring, Simon Pound talks to Grace Stratton from All is for All.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Feb 27, 2020

Sparrows: The agritech startup cutting down on food waste

Simon Pound talks to Andrea Watson, Sparrows CEO and founder, and Simon Yarrow, who leads Callaghan Innovation’s agritech team.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Feb 20, 2020

The social enterprise creating opportunities for refugees by selling tea

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Pranav Chopra, Founder and CEO of Nemi Teas.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Feb 13, 2020

The couple behind Bar Céleste, Auckland’s critically-acclaimed new restaurant

This week on Business is Boring, Simon Pound talks to Emma Ogilvie and Nick Landsman from Bar Céleste.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Feb 6, 2020

The Kiwi travel bag company that raised more than a million on Kickstarter

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Jimmy Hayes from Minaal.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Jan 30, 2020

The app saving patients from countless hours in emergency department queues

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Morris Pita from EmergencyQ.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Jan 23, 2020

Blunt Umbrellas on being at the pointy end of innovation

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Greg Brebner from Blunt Umbrellas.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Jan 16, 2020

On creating a great side hustle, with the founder of Thing Industries and Wrappy

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Bridie Picot, founder of Thing Industries and Wrappy.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
Jan 9, 2020

How a NZ fund manager turned a $3000 student loan into $1b under management

This week on Business is Boring host Simon Pound talks to Mike Taylor, founder of Pie Funds.

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