Coffee and Jam #277 - SHOUTOUTS

Coffee & Jam is Christchurch's longest running weekly meet up for entrepreneurial-minded people. It’s a great place to see ordinary people doing extraordinary things, be inspired, network, and share in an innovative space.

This week's speakers are: 

1 - Christopher Bacon // Komodo Monitr  

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 Chris Bacon, CEO & Founder of Komodo Monitr, a software product that provides a platform for athlete monitoring. While undertaking his PhD in sports science at the University of Canterbury, Chris has taken his research into athlete injury reduction and optimisation into a commercial capacity. Chris has previously worked in the English Premier League and also presently works with Canterbury United here in Christchurch. 


2 - Sandy Galland  // FoodStuffs: FoodStarter Competition


Sandy Galland is the Communications Officer at Foodstuffs South Island and was one of the leads on the FoodStarter Competition backed by New World and Ministry Of Awesome. Sandy’s background includes work across all aspects of communications, media and event management, through to owning and managing a diverse selection of small businesses. 


Coffee and Jam is your opportunity to meet new people in the Christchurch entrepreneurial ecosystem and indulge in a little bit of free coffee, jam and bread.

If you have an idea you'd like to pitch get in touch with Milena at



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