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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 19
Study finds many NZ business websites to be slow and self-obsessed
A new study has found at least 80 percent of New Zealand business websites are slow, generic, and verging on being narcissistic.
30 Jan 19
Startup launches online marketplace for lending items in AU
Think TradeMe, eBay, Amazon, except instead of buying products, you’re renting spare items from everyday consumers.
17 Jan 19
NZ companies ill-prepared for new digital marketing era
Kim Voon claims New Zealand companies need to get off their bums and get on with adopting new marketing tech or face being left behind by their global peers.
15 Jan 19
Arrow Electronics and Infineon to provide A/NZ startup support
The companies signed a memorandum of understanding to support startups across Australia and New Zealand, among other countries.
23 Oct 18
$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 18
New Kiwis Challenge celebrates migrant entrepreneurs
Beyond the New Kiwis Challenge, Zino is all about supporting both local and international talent.
05 Sep 18
Tech Trailblazer Awards seek tech talent from all over the globe
This year’s entries are open to enterprise technology startups that are less than six years old and at C-series funding or below.
03 Sep 18
Booster pledges $10m to Victoria Uni's Viclink startups
Victoria University of Wellington’s Viclink and financial services firm Booster are set to invest $10 million to develop startups.
28 Aug 18
Silicon Valley connection to boost NZ's agritech sector
An upcoming agritech conference in Silicon Valley may have a huge impact on New Zealand’s agritech sector, even from thousands of kilometres away.
09 Aug 18
10 innovative Christchurch start-ups profiting from govt scheme
Delivered by ChristchurchNZ, 10 promising start-ups were granted an intense 12-week mentoring course to help them get a leg up.
28 Jul 18
Kiwi go-getters punching above weight at Microsoft event
Alongside 49 teams from 33 countries, a record-breaking three teams competed for New Zealand at the 16th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup.
27 Jul 18
Kiwi businesses taking the lead in fibre adoption
A NZ company says Kiwi businesses are right at the top globally when it comes to fibre adoption, but for reasons beyond faster broadband.
16 Jul 18
$10 million project launched to foster kiwi 3D printing startups
Multi-award winning professor Olaf Diegel will start with Auckland University’s Faculty of Engineering in early 2019.
11 Jul 18
Two Kiwis make the cut for Coca-Cola Amatil startup programme
Coca-Cola Amatil has announced the short-list of startups who have earned their place in the inaugural ‘Xcelerate’ programme.
15 Jun 18
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 18
Soul Machines and Rocket Lab founders to be recognised at Kea Awards
The Awards are an opportunity to recognise the very best among New Zealand’s community of Kiwi innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders.
30 May 18
Potential Holiday Act revamp will ‘remove key business pain point’
MYOB says “businesses have been tearing their hair out trying to comply with the Holidays Act' and so any changes will be appreciated.
30 May 18
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 18
AU$1mil on the table in APAC startup pitching competition
The winning startup will be announced in Sydney, Australia on December 1, 2018, during the StartCon conference.
22 May 18
Kiwi agritech startup flourishes with homegrown legal marketplace
Looking to disrupt the kiwifruit industry, Acuris Systems employed the services of a fellow Kiwi startup's online legal marketplace.
22 May 18
Founded in an Auckland garage, acquired by global colossus
A Kiwi video game developer known worldwide for 'Path of Exile' has announced a majority acquisition from Chinese giant Tencent.
22 May 18
THAT’S A WRAP: the highlights from the 2018 CeBIT Australia exhibition
Here's what went down at APACs largest B2B technology exhibition and conference.
21 May 18
Being from NZ can help catapult our country’s technology exports
NZ Story Group's head of engagement discusses three points as to why being from little old NZ can actually be of huge benefit to our tech sector.
18 May 18