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NZ takes #2 spot in best markets for women entrepreneurs
New Zealand is second only to the United States for being the most conducive country to women’s entrepreneurship, a new report from Mastercard revealed today.
Christchurch hosts two events to inspire social entrepreneurship in NZ
This month Christchurch has hosted two key events designed to encourage social entrepreneurship and innovation within New Zealand, with a particular focus on climate change and sustainability.
Young Kiwi scientist competes at Google Science Fair
At this time of year there are plenty of foggy patches around the country – but what if it was possible to turn that fog into drinkable water?
Impact Hub boosts Waikato’s social enterprise scene
This month Impact Hub Waikato opened in Cambridge. The hub aims to support and expand the region’s social enterprise sector.
Callaghan Innovation: 'Unicorns' create $34b for New Zealand
New Zealand ‘unicorns’ behind some of New Zealand’s most successful innovation businesses like Rocket Lab, Xero, and LanzaTech have helped to create more than $34 billion in value to the country.
NZ entrepreneur launches app to make travel easier
The web app streamlines flight and hotel bookings by keeping an organisation’s passenger details on the one platform.
GirlBoss wins 2018 YES Emerging Alumni of the Year Award
The people have spoken – GirlBoss CEO and founder Alexia Hilbertidou has been crowned this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Emerging Alumni of the Year.
Soda Inc celebrates Kiwi entrepreneurship
“Ninety seven percent of what you are holding on to as a founder can be delegated," says Jenene Crossan.
Passphere capital raise heralds new dawn of event ticketing
“We want to establish ourselves as the premium ticketing platform to help event organisers understand their event attendees even more,” says founder Ezel Kokcu.
Auckland Uni celebrates 40 entrepreneurs under 40
The University of Auckland’s annual 40 Under 40 list recognises some of the most outstanding graduates
Venture Up accelerator for young entepreneurs coming to Queenstown
The mountainous backdrop of Queenstown is set to become the location of Creative HQ’s newest 2019 Venture Up accelerator for young entrepreneurs.
Cofounder of NZ-born firm Adeption lights up Times Square
New Zealand born firm Adeption got a prominent place in New York’s Times Square last week.
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.
Top tech entrepreneur to be awarded Kea World Class NZ Award
There's often resistance from Asian businesses because they don’t know about New Zealand’s tech ingenuity – something Mitchell Pham finds frustrating.
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.
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.
SaltDNA’s Joe Boyle on the journey to building a cybersecurity business
Looking beyond the need to safely store data, Joe has developed software that enables the secure sharing of information across global teams.
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.
Interview: The motivation behind building a cybersecurity business
Robin Block interviewed CybSafe founder Oz Alashe to determine his motives, the challenges involved and what the future holds.
SODA Inc founder joins EHF fellowship, starts philanthropic venture
Cheryl Reynolds is open to collaborating on new projects, and is actively looking for potential co-founders and partners for 3Cs.
SheStarts alumni discuss wins and challenges post-accelerator
“One of the benefits of being in an accelerator program is that even once you finish the formal process, you’re not evicted.”
Dell launches environmentally sustainable jewellery line
Currently, only 12.5% of e-waste is recycled into other products.
Are solar panels a good investment? Auckland Uni answers
We wanted to offer an educational tool that's impartial and realistic to help people work out if solar is economic for their workplaces.
Diversify or fail: Govt. puts $8m towards women in tech grants
“Australian businesses will fail to reach their full potential unless we create diverse and inclusive workplaces."