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Startup
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.
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Cybersecurity
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.
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Entrepreneur
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.
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MYOB
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.”
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E-waste
Dell launches environmentally sustainable jewellery line
Currently, only 12.5% of e-waste is recycled into other products.
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Auckland Council
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.
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Women in Technology
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."
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Women in Technology
Founder of the Tech Girls movement wins entrepreneur award
“This is where the economic prosperity of our nation will be created into the future.”
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Entrepreneur
Empowering indigenous communities driving force for EHF Fellow
Kaye-Maree Dunn wants her work to inspire indigenous people internationally, starting in New Zealand.
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Internet of Things
The ethics of smart devices: A conversation with the #1 IoT influencer in the world
We build things that might be terrific for business, but does it create a world for ourselves that we’re happy with?
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MYOB
Let’s not sugarcoat it - MYOB's top tips for 'parentpreneurs'
“Parentpreneurs”, or, business owners with children, tend to have a different opinion of what success looks like.
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Startup
Carpool Coaching: Business mentoring inspired by Carpool Karaoke
The first video of the campaign has reached over 70,000 people, getting 42,000 views, 11 shares and counting.
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Education
Exclusive interview: Elanation battles child obesity & anxiety with tech
78% of kids who search the internet for content end up frustrated, confused or anxious because that sea of content is so overwhelming.
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Christchurch
Digital wedding planner app wins Christchurch Startup Weekend
Binder helps brides and grooms-to-be plan their weddings with all the service of a human wedding planner and the convenience of a smartphone.
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Entrepreneur
Te Papa’s innovation hub challenges entrepreneurs to develop innovative sports experiences
Mahuki is focusing the development of innovative tools to help cultural institutions tell their stories of sporting identity.
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Startup
So you want to be an entrepreneur: What they never tell you when you start out
Adam Smith breaks down what the path ahead looks like if you've decided entrepreneurship is for you.
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Christchurch
Grow quickly or fail fast – Christchurch gears up for sold-out Startup Weekend
The intensive business accelerator requires entrepreneurs to conceptualise, test, and build the foundations of a new business in just 54 hours.
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Competition
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.
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Healthcare
HCF Demo Day: Aussie health tech entrepreneurs gear up to pitch ideas
The program process includes pitching ideas to a team of investors and 12 week course where participants develop their minimum viable product (MVP).
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Artificial Intelligence
Hello Alice: An AI-based virtual advisor for women entrepreneurs
The current start-up ecosystem continues to cycle resources among a very small percentage of well-connected entrepreneurs, making it difficult for les
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Entrepreneur
Applications conclude for first round of entrepreneurial work visa pilot
The Global Impact Visa is a three-year open work visa allowing entrepreneurs to work and live in New Zealand, limited to 400 applicants.
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Network Infrastructure
Business events set to showcase Auckland’s entrepreneurial potential to World Masters athletes
“The city and its economy are transforming – and there are plenty of investment and work opportunities,” ATEED says.
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Entrepreneur
Christchurch: Social enterprise forum showcases Pacific leadership
“Within our diverse Pacific cultures, a uniting theme is the importance of reciprocity within our communities."
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Entrepreneur
It's full steam ahead for New Zealand's 'Kiwi Connection' in Vietnam
Vietnam-based tech hub “Kiwi Connection” has attracted 100 participants in the last nine months - its hub director says there's much more to come.