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The Hutt Valley primed to be NZ's next tech hub
“We have a fantastic opportunity in the Hutt to build on our strengths and turn our city into a Technology Valley."
MYOB and ANZ team up to help Kiwi start-ups
By giving new businesses a hand in those important first few years, we hope to see more of the innovation and business growth that is vital for NZ."
Techweek AKL 2016 programme announced
“By launching Techweek AKL 2016, we are aiming to shine the spotlight on the innovation and ideas of Auckland and NZ.”
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."
Chinese start up included in Lightning Lab accelerator programme
“We’d like to increase the exchange of entrepreneurs, startups and investors between China and New Zealand."
Kiwi company wins big at NZ Direct Marketing Awards for innovative tool
“We are humbled to win against so many worthy finalists. There’s never been a more exciting time to work in data and technology."
Lightning Lab backs Kiwi start-ups thinking big
The Lightning Lab has announced the digital startups that will take part in the Lightning Lab 2016 Auckland Programme and the Wellington XX Programme.
SMBs ditch traditional infrastructure, make their move to the cloud
As cloud computing continues to take the IT business landscape by storm, the way SMBs consume tech and how they compete in the market will change.
Apple ups education focus with latest acquisition
Hot on the tail of releasing a slew of new education features with iOS 9.3, Apple has acquired LearnSprout, an education technology start-up.
NZTech and Canterbury Software Cluster join forces
"The alliance is focused on the fast-growing national technology sector, and is about combining and working together to ensure strong growth."
New Zealand job market bolstered by booming tech industry
Employers in the IT industry dominate the latest figures, with a net 40.7% looking to increase or maintain permanent headcount across main cities.
Vodafone wants to help Kiwi start ups go global
“Vodafone is passionate about innovation and technology in New Zealand and is committed to helping businesses achieve global success."
NZ high tech companies hold their own against Asian counterparts
"A growing number of Kiwi companies have embraced disruptive technologies; with many in business to help others better navigate these technologies."
The StartUp Show comes to New Zealand
“People often think a start-up is a couple of teenagers in a garage building an app. Startups are in fact vital businesses in our economy."
Winners of Kiwi entrepreneurial comp announced
“To be selected out of a group of more than 130 entrepreneurs is no small feat. Now the journey starts to turn these ideas into a business."
University of Waikato launches new initiative for Kiwi students
The University of Waikato and Waikato Students’ Union (WSU) have launched a new initiative with a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation.
Southeast Asian innovators head to NZ
The initiative is designed to strengthen links between businesspeople in the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and those in New Zealand.
Funding up for grabs for Dunedin startups
Dunedin startup companies relying on UFB are being urged to apply for funding made possible by the city’s Gigatown win.
New peer-to-peer lender aims to shake up the market
"We’ve looked extremely hard at what really matters to borrowers and investors in New Zealand and have built Lending Crowd [based on this]."
Kiwi start-up aims to revolutionise email
A new Kiwi start-up has launched an email service with a wide range of features, competitive pricing, and a focus on client integration.
Lightning Lab to hold two accelerator programmes for Kiwi start-ups
The Lightning Lab XX will focus on accelerating women-led companies, while the Lightning Lab Digital will take a closer look at applications and tech.
Kiwi app developer experiences global success
“Our commitment to delivering products that prioritise value and simplicity has enabled us to expand.”
The Icehouse delivers scholarships to Kiwi business owners
Five recipients will obtain up to 25% of the cost of the The Icehouse’s Owner Manager Programme Scholarship, the 36th of its kind.
From corporations to start-ups: Uncovering the disruptive shift
Innovative solutions and powerful digital platforms are enabling SMBs to knock the world’s biggest corporations off their once so sturdy perch.