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Booster pledges $10m to Victoria Uni's Viclink startups
Victoria University of Wellington’s Viclink and financial services firm Booster are set to invest $10 million to develop startups.
Silicon Valley connection to boost NZ's agritech sector
An upcoming agritech conference in Silicon Valley may have a huge impact on New Zealand’s agritech sector, even from thousands of kilometres away.
10 innovative Christchurch start-ups profiting from govt scheme
Delivered by ChristchurchNZ, 10 promising start-ups were granted an intense 12-week mentoring course to help them get a leg up.
Kiwi go-getters punching above weight at Microsoft event
Alongside 49 teams from 33 countries, a record-breaking three teams competed for New Zealand at the 16th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup.
Kiwi businesses taking the lead in fibre adoption
A NZ company says Kiwi businesses are right at the top globally when it comes to fibre adoption, but for reasons beyond faster broadband.
$10 million project launched to foster kiwi 3D printing startups
Multi-award winning professor Olaf Diegel will start with Auckland University’s Faculty of Engineering in early 2019.
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.
Soul Machines and Rocket Lab founders to be recognised at Kea Awards
The Awards are an opportunity to recognise the very best among New Zealand’s community of Kiwi innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Potential Holiday Act revamp will ‘remove key business pain point’
MYOB says “businesses have been tearing their hair out trying to comply with the Holidays Act' and so any changes will be appreciated.
Investor says agritech is a cash cow that ‘NZ can do better’
Agriculture as the very bones of NZ has seen an uprising in the number of startups in the agritech space - but this expert says we can do better.
AU$1mil on the table in APAC startup pitching competition
The winning startup will be announced in Sydney, Australia on December 1, 2018, during the StartCon conference.
Kiwi agritech startup flourishes with homegrown legal marketplace
Looking to disrupt the kiwifruit industry, Acuris Systems employed the services of a fellow Kiwi startup's online legal marketplace.
Founded in an Auckland garage, acquired by global colossus
A Kiwi video game developer known worldwide for 'Path of Exile' has announced a majority acquisition from Chinese giant Tencent.
THAT’S A WRAP: the highlights from the 2018 CeBIT Australia exhibition
Here's what went down at APACs largest B2B technology exhibition and conference.
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.
Kiwi startups provide IoT solution for boaties using AWS
AWS NZ country manager says cloud is reducing the barriers for Kiwi startups to innovate and make a mark on the global stage.
Kiwi startup making it easier for the self-employed to handle taxes
Hnry turns self-employment into a ‘pay-as-you-earn’ model, free from the risk of severe consequences that come with non-compliance.
Moment of truth for fintech accelerator participants
“The startups this year are a step up again from the ventures involved in the inaugural accelerator."
New one-week accelerator aims to derisk ventures faster
"This format allows a real venture to test quickly whether what they’re thinking of doing is the right direction, and if not, pivot much faster."
Crowd and community-driven ideas shine at Innes48 startup competition
Their ideas addressed the issues of a modern world and responded through taking a collaborative, community approach.
Government to introduce 457 visa replacement program to lure tech talent
The new scheme will be aimed at both businesses with over $4 million annual turnover as well as technology-based and STEM-related start-ups.
Alibaba Cloud opens first data center in Indonesia with big plans for local startups
The new data center is a part of Alibaba Cloud’s initiative of supporting the Indonesian Government in creating 1000 startups by 2020.
Vodafone xone accelerator calling for AI and IoT innovators
Eight startups will receive a total package valued at more than $150,000 including seed-funding and access to world-class technology.