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Innovative EV projects receive $3.97m government funding
“This is about demonstrating the rapidly evolving technology that is making electric vehicles a practical option for a growing number of businesses."
SwipedOn CEO explains how his Tauranga SaaS startup went global
SwipedOn is a fast-growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) that is used in more than 2000 cities worldwide, and it all started in the Bay of Plenty.
Brothers behind Kiwi Connect scoop Kea Friends of New Zealand Award
With luck, our nation can help lead the way, by example, through the challenges of today into a beautiful tomorrow,” comments Brian Monahan.
Big retailers changing channel tactics to combat e-commerce - GlobalData
This includes implementing in-store technologies such as self-checkout counters, scan and pay mobile applications and unmanned stores.
Tech Data named Microsoft Global Indirect Partner of the Year
“Microsoft is a key partner for Tech Data and we are honored that Microsoft recognises the value our combined efforts bring to the channel.”
UC senior lecturer a finalist in Kiwi innovation awards
Dr Deborah Crittenden has been named as a finalist for her efforts in research behind an 'infinitely' rechargeable battery.
Innovation, business expansion, tech talent - Reflections from Techweek’18
Techweek’18 not only celebrated innovation, it also offered networking opportunities and practical advice for New Zealand tech businesses.
NZ Space Challenge finalists to be announced
“These finalists have delivered exciting concepts that will have an impact on solving navigation issues in the Antarctic.”
Tauranga’s innovation on display at Techweek ’18
Over 30 leaders from technology, scientific, agritech and social enterprise sectors will be speaking in a curated programme of 15 events.
Interoute shares measures taken to win energy efficiency award
After winning the SIG GIGA Trophy, Interoute has laid bare some of its innovations in energy efficiency at its Geneva data centre.
Entries for global green city competition open
Selva Ganapathy and Joyce Chen from the College of Business and Law, University of Canterbury, Christchurch were the APAC winners in 2017.
Kiwi teams make a clean sweep at Microsoft A/NZ innovation competition
Kiwi ingenuity wins hearts and the top three places in the Microsoft Imagine Cup A/NZ finals, beating their Australian counterparts.
Corporate-startup retreat creates playbook for closer collaboration
ZeroPoint Ventures hopes the playbook, over time and with further input, will be broadly adopted by the corporate and startup venture community.
Exclusive Q&A: Is New Zealand innovating on a global stage?
I recently had the opportunity to discuss New Zealand's trend of innovation with Dyson senior design engineer Glyn Rees-Jones.
What's keeping the CEO up at night? Gartner reveals top-of-mind concerns
The survey found that as simple, implemental growth becomes harder to achieve, CEOs are concentrating on changing the structure of their companies.
NZ’s West Coast could become a major tech hub
Technology is supposedly available and embraced in the region and the low cost of living reduces the risk for start-up companies.
GovTech accelerator set to advance public sector innovation
The new programme, Lightning Lab GovTech, is part of Creative HQ’s business accelerator programmes.
James Dyson begins the search for Kiwi innovators
The winner will gain international exposure through the competition and $55,000 of prize money to develop their idea.
Enterprises must move at startup speed or risk disruption - study
A whitepaper by ZeroPoint Ventures says NZ enterprises are failing to innovate at the speed necessary to drive long-term impact and success.
Report: Opportunity for partners as more Kiwi businesses spend on expansion
The Business Operations Survey has revealed that more Kiwi businesses are spending on expansion, showing there is plenty of opportunity for partners.
Govt launches programme to attract innovation to NZ
Zephyr Airworks credited Innovative Partnerships as part of the reason it is testing its revolutionary air taxi technology in New Zealand.
Forget gadgets: real technology innovation is in software architecture
The future of innovation doesn't lie in connected cars and talking robots, rather, the software linking them all together.
Comms industry needs to invest in AI to prevent disruption - Accenture
Accenture’s ‘Disruptability Index’ shows that the communications industry should invest in AI to take advantage of recognisable disruption patterns.
CALLING ALL MSPs: here are five crucial trends to consider in 2018
CompTIA has revealed five key trends that it says are crucial considerations for MSPs looking to exceed in the marketplace.