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NZ investment funds throw weight against social media giants
A consortium of NZ funds managing assets worth more than $90m are appealing against Facebook, Twitter, and Google following the Christchurch terror attacks.
21 Mar 2019
Cisco lays out AU$61 million Australian investment plan
Cisco announced a plan to invest AU$61 million over the next three years to help drive Australia’s secure digital transformation.
26 Feb 2019
Kao Data secures financial injection to expand operations
London wholesale colocation data centre services provider Kao Data has sealed a deal with a significant investment partner.
12 Feb 2019
IBM invests in the next generation of AI
IBM plans to invest over US$2 billion to grow its high-tech footprint.
11 Feb 2019
Healthy home tech startup gains investor interest
Initiatives related to the sustainability of our planet are gaining great traction - and for good reason.
07 Feb 2019
Brother-sister duo build crypto investment platform
A brother and sister team is behind one of New Zealand’s newest cryptocurrency exchange platforms designed for everyday investors.
05 Nov 2018
TIN Report hints at new chapter in NZ tech sector
The rising profitability reflects the wealth of experience, capital and scale the sector has built up; creating the foundations for widespread and stable growth”.
28 Sep 2018
Interxion rolling out the big bucks to keep up with demand
The company has increased its 2018 CAPEX guide range to €425m-€450m to cater for several data centre expansions.
17 Sep 2018
Expert says data centres are investments with almost guaranteed profits
Data centres offer long-term contracts and recurring revenues like conventional property, but they come with the added bonus of rapid growth prospects.
17 Sep 2018
$38m later and KiwiNet is still going strong with new appointments
Since 2011 KiwiNet has been investing into new ideas and innovations in New Zealand with the aim to facilitate commercial success.
07 Sep 2018
Kiwis' scam losses hit $18.6m, eclipsing last year's figures
This year Kiwis have lost a staggering $18.6 million to scams, compared to $10.1 million for over the entirety of last year.
27 Aug 2018
Australian SaaS players draw in US investors
US-based investors are paying close attention to the accelerated growth in the Australian tech sector.
23 Aug 2018
Trade Me rakes in 'record' 6.6% annual growth rate
Trade Me is celebrating another year of what it is calling ‘record revenue and profit’ for FY18, with increases up in all areas of the business.
23 Aug 2018
Western Digital invests in Excelero to drive data center innovation
This investment represents the fourth strategic investment Excelero has received since its inception, bringing the total funds invested to US$35m.
17 Aug 2018
PledgeMe raises $500,000 in just four days - so what are its plans?
“If our goal is to make equity crowdfunding equitable, we need to focus on companies and their founders, and also the wider investor community."
13 Aug 2018
LaunchVic Australia seeks next generation of local & international angels
The Australian state of Victoria is on a serious mission to find its next generation of startup angel and venture capital investors.
09 Aug 2018
Aotearoa Social Enterprise Forum coming to Wellington
The Ākina Foundation is gearing up for this year’s Aotearoa Social Enterprise Forum, which is being held at Wellington Zoo in October.
08 Aug 2018
Investment scams a 'heartbreaking' reality as Australians lose millions
So far in 2018 Australians have lost more than $26 million to investment scams. Already monthly losses have increased 117% since last year.
24 Jul 2018
HPE to invest US$4bil in Intelligent Edge over next four years
HPE will invest in research and development to advance and innovate new products, services and consumption models across a number of technologies.
20 Jun 2018
Startups owned by women attract less funds – but earn more money
A study has revealed the average women-owned startup receives less than half the funding of their male counterparts, despite earning more revenue.
08 Jun 2018
Kiwi investment startup Sharesies celebrates one-year milestone
Online investment platform sees 15,410 customers sign up and $15.7milestone invested in 12 months.
31 May 2018
NZ’s early stage tech companies bolstered by rising investments - report
Technology Investment Network (TIN) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have launched their third annual investor report.
30 May 2018
New report details rising international investment in NZ tech companies
The annual investor guide is jointly published by Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the Technology Investment Network (TIN)
25 May 2018
Investor says agritech is a cash cow that ‘NZ can do better’
Agriculture as the very bones of NZ has seen an uprising in the number of startups in the agritech space - but this expert says we can do better.
23 May 2018