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New Zealand business stories - Page 11
Christchurch couple launch Kickstarter to make South Island’s first cat café a reality
Husband and wife team Alyssa O’Connor and Nate Ball have raised $13,000 towards the $25,000 they need to get the cafe off the ground.
Kiwi company joins Microsoft and Associated Press to tell more data stories
Enlighten Designs utilises Microsoft technology for an innovative data journalism project.
Innovative Kiwi roading software wins national award
The tool delivers a score of reports on different safety, resilience, amenity, accessibility and cost efficiency measures on roads.
Rocketlab’s Peter Beck inducted into World Entrepreneur Hall of Fame
Rocketlab launched their first rocket into space last month and it’s viewed around the world as a very serious player in the rocket business.
NZ agency named double finalist in Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Awards
NV interactive was named a finalist in the Cloud for Global Good and Public Sector: Public Safety and National Security categories.
Kiwi team successfully crowdfunds as-a-service global tracking device
The magpie service includes an app and a free GPS device that is one of the smallest and smartest on the market.
BurgerFuel opens US store independently after ending franchise agreement
The Kiwi gourmet burger chain has opened a store in Broad Ripple, Indianapolis, a suburb filled with bars, clubs, eateries, and four universities.
Simon Shaw joins Aamplify as CMD
Shaw hails from a B2B marketing background with over 18 years’ experience on both client and agency side.
NZ IP specialist expands to Asia with IPOS partnership
Asia saw the highest number of applications for patents, trademarks and industrial designs of any region in 2015.
Harnessing logistics and storage as a competitive advantage
NZ Post will host showcases to talk about how they can help New Zealand businesses grow.
MYOB survey reveals business priorities for Budget 2017
MYOB asked 1,015 business owners around New Zealand about their thoughts on the government’s economic initiatives.
Cryptopia launches first NZD-tethered cryptocurrency
Tokens available are limited to $100,000 NZDT - not enough liquidity to allow widespread adoption, but Cryptopia hopes to get the ball rolling.
Kiwi startup targets shaky website performance with CMS mirroring service
Mirror is a unique solution that creates a parallel storage structure which mirrors the live CMS.
NZ tech sector seeing strong growth and investments – MBIE report
NZ’s rank at first in the world for ease of doing business by the World Bank Group is a huge drawcard for investors.
Kiwi company crowdfunding to expand “airbnb of cars”
MyCarYourRental is hoping to raise up to $800,000 to market and grow their car-sharing community.
Interest-free fixed-term payments option launches in New Zealand
PartPay assumes full risk for consumer repayments and also picks up the cost of payment processing.
Kiwi fintech startup wins international social enterprise award
Banqer received the Economic Citizenship Education Award at the Global Inclusion Awards ceremony in Berlin, a first for NZ companies.
Farro Fresh letting Kiwis get groceries delivered to refrigerated lockers
The lockers can be accessed by shoppers 24 hours a day using a digital code sent on completion of an online order.
Record $69mil angel investments poured into young New Zealand companies in 2016
Fewer portfolio companies are getting funded, but high-performing ones are able to close larger sized capital rounds.
Kiwi company launches internal emergency communications feature
The Panic Button feature is able to override the official internal publishing process in the case of an emergency.
Kiwi parking tech firm hiring after multi-million dollar capital injection
The investment, amounting to a 25 percent shareholding, will facilitate Frogparking’s growth in its well-established key markets.
NZ’s tech export sector is booming – who are the ones to watch?
The results of the recently released annual TIN100 Report revealed what tech companies, start-ups and even geographies are performing the best.
The story of iTools
The iTools concept began in 2001 with iTools Online by Chris Bulman and Jan Fischer.