Manaaki Live | Dave Armstrong | Vega Lend

Dave heads up our Vega’ business division, he comes from a strong background in banking and capital raising.

Originally from Scotland he chased his kiwi lass over to New Zealand 10 years. ago and they now raise their young family together in Christchurch.

Dave specialises in complex finance with structured funding solutions through a mixture of debt and private equity. Alongside this Dave has vast experience across all business funding vehicles including working capital. solutions, trade finance and growth capital.

Dave is an active networker and runs. local business events in Canterbury where he is based. Make sure you tune in to watch his online show “Market Intel” which interviews business advisors and leaders across NZ. Outside of work. Dave has Keen interests in cooking, boxing and single malt whisky!

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Manaaki Live | Rod Drury | What we do now will shape New Zealand’s future

The founder of small business accounting software company Xero, and now a non Executive Director, Rod is known globally for creating a number of successful technology businesses. Hard on the heels of his Newsroom thought leadership piece yesterday “What we do now will shape New Zealand’s future” Rod joins us to share those thoughts and answer some questions.


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Manaaki Live | Michelle Dickinson aka Nanogirl | How to pivot in the face of uncertainty

In this episode of Manaaki Live Rachel speaks with Dr Michelle Dickinson aka Nanogirl about her rapid business pivot due to the impact of Covid19, to get some understanding on her mindset, how she flicked into a new space and a few tips on what SMEs should be thinking about right now.


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