Velocity – Panel Talk


On Tuesday afternoon our CEO Saia Latu was invited to speak as a panelist at the Pasifika Innovation and Entrepreneurship Talanoaga at the University of Auckland.

This event acknowledges the excellence in Pasifika Innovation within the community. It is an inspiring student-led event that aims to capture the attention of other ambitious student entrepreneurs to pursue their own start-up journeys. Saia was super excited to be a part of this special event to share his experiences, challenges, and methodology of the mahi he does with Trow Group in the Commerical and Civil Deconstruction industry. All panelists followed on from their experiences in innovation, with a group discussion on how their values and heritage have helped shape their journey, as well as highlighting the cultural importance of innovation – with a Q&A to end.

Big mihi atu to the other panelists. Tovia Va’aelua, a tech founder, and Vaimaila Urale, an artist and SME founder. Your journeys were truly inspiring, it was awesome to see the impact and groundedness that our Pasifika entrepreneurs are doing within our communities and in the wider Aotearoa.

Congratulations to Velocity on a super successful talanoaga, we look forward to the next one!!

“Building the Future, Restoring the Past”