Southern SaaS 2021

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Southern SaaS 2021
Inspire. Connect . Upskill

What is Southern SaaS?
An annual event in its fourth year, Southern SaaS brings together movers and shakers of New Zealand’s thriving Saas industry to connect, inspire, and upskill.

Southern SaaS 2021 is an interactive hybrid event bringing together SaaS business founders, leaders and executive teams for two days of expert speakers, useful workshops, and valuable industry networking.

Day One of this year’s programme includes a mix of keynote and inspirational speakers, topped off with the highly popular evening networking event.

Day Two we’ll dive deeper into some awesome practical tools and lessons with interactive skill-based workshops.
We’re excited to have workshops with industry experts and leaders and bookable 1:1 sessions, offering valuable opportunities to upskill and connect, back this year too.

Who should attend?
Is your software business the next game-changer? Do you need help scaling up your business for global growth? Are you knee-deep in capital raising? Do you want to connect with ambitious SaaS founders and like-minded investors? Southern SaaS is for you!


Shaun Maloney – Executive Chairman of Seequent: Join us as Shaun Maloney shares lessons on how you can scale your acquisition from $1 million to $1.4 billion.
Linda Jenkinson – Professional Independent Director and Global entrepreneur: Linda will join us on day one to take us through what it takes to build a billion dollar business, serious scaling!
Siân Simpson – Founder of Public Rally: We’re excited to have Siân Simpson back this year to provide industry insider tips on how to best set up strong, connected communities.
Mark Clare – Managing Partner, Clare Capital: Mark has over 20 years commercial and corporate finance experience, with a background in investment banking, strategy and technology.
Alex Burke – CEO, Education Perfect: Alex took the reins at Education Perfect over a year ago and it has since expanded into 42 new countries.

Attendance options
Registration options to attend both in-person at the Aotea Centre, Auckland, or online for those who are unable to attend physically.

Key dates
Registrations open: Wednesday 23 June (until Friday 20 August unless sold out prior)
Southern SaaS Day 1 – keynote speaker, presentations and networking: Wednesday 25 August
Southern SaaS Day 2 – expert workshops, bookable 1:1 sessions and networking: Thursday 26 August


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