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Haymarket HQ partners with Alibaba Cloud to bring global startup competition to A/NZ
The winner of the ANZ contest will be invited to the Global Final to be held in Shanghai on October 13.
$250,000 up for grabs in Microsoft's latest Windows Bounty Program
Microsoft is offering up to US$250,000 in a new bug bounty program focused exclusively on ironing out the kinks in Windows 10.
Time for fintechs to shine – nominations for 2017 Fintech 100 open
The annual Fintech 100 includes both the leading 50 established fintechs and the most intriguing 50 "emerging stars” around the world.
Wearable tech challenge finalists want to rewire stroke-affected brains, decrease fall risk
The C-Prize Challenge invites Kiwi innovators and entrepreneurs to create technology solutions in a designated area.
Auckland creative agency’s CEO chosen as finalist in worldwide entrepreneur competition
Little Giant CEO Mark Hurley is one of 17 finalists for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year competition
NZ 3D animation students win international creative competition
“Congratulations to all of our students who were recognised for their contribution to the fields of 3D animation and visual effects.”
Wellington students win MYOB IT Challenge with virtual assistant app
The Victoria Uni team’s Mind Me app an application that allows users of cloud-based accounting software to interact with a virtual assistant.
World-leading tech experts to speak in NZ for innovation challenge
Three international experts will travel to NZ to share their expertise in wearable technology with entrants in Callaghan Innovation competition.
Schools invited to save the environment with digital tech
"Inspiring Tomorrow aims to recognise the organisations that are making a positive impact in our own backyard and help support [them]."
Talent launches fifth global search for the best and brightest across the tech and startup sectors
Kiwi entrepreneurs Francis Valintine and Daniel Radcliffe have been announced as APAC Judges
Chance for teachers to win 3D Printers with lesson plans
"3D printing has the ability to add a new dimension to classroom teaching. When teachers incorporate this technology, lessons come to life."
Education solutions steal the show at DIGMYIDEA Maori Innovation Challenge
The winners were Maori sign language app SeeCom and scholarship application platform Scholar+.
ATEED launches competition to turn young entrepreneurial ideas into reality
Winners in two different age categories between 15 and 24 years old will receive $10,000 in business start-up support.
Digital tech to teach students about Passchendaele
"Entrants are asked to use digital technology to produce a curriculum resource for year 7 to 10 students about the Battle of Passchendaele."
How IT firms can protect themselves from insolvency
Insolvency is a word that few IT firms want to encounter, especially because of late payments or non-payments that can potentially damage cashflow.
A chance to win by bringing coding into the classroom
Encourage digital fluency, coding careers and a chance to win a share of $10,000 by using Swift with students.
Female scientist wins for animal skin cancer treatment
“It is a well understood issue that there is not enough representation of women in leadership positions in high growth enterprises."
Kiwi innovators: Entries for the Māori innovation comp close soon
The competition aims to attract more Māori to the digital economy by helping emerging innovators turn their creative ideas into reality
Millennials may be the secret to success in an age of digital disruption
"Businesses that recognise and move to leverage millennial talent can gain significant competitive advantage in today’s age of digital disruption."
Have you heard? Customer experience is where it's at
“Creating an exceptional customer experience isn’t easy but it does deliver real benefits through improved customer loyalty and increased revenues."
IDEAStarter: Giving budding young Auckland entrepreneurs a chance
“IDEAStarter is for people who want to dream up an idea, create new ways of doing things, and do something to transform their community."
Win a free trip for two to the Kennedy Space Centre with AOC
Following the release of The Martian, and in the spirit of technological discovery and exploration, AOC has launched a grand prize draw.
GovHack 2015 – Innovating with government data
What do Twitter, GroupMeet and Facebook’s Like button all have in common? They all were invented at a hackathon.
Kiwi software company wins big in Taiwan
Syngency, the Kiwi software company, has won first place at the TechNode Demo Day conference in Taiwan this week.