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Te Haa o Manukau: Auckland's newest coworking space
South Auckland is now home to a new cooworking and makerspace for budding entrepreneurs.
iDEAStarter celebrates New Zealand's young entrepreneurs
From ski innovation to horticulture, an emphasis on making people’s lives easier has netted two teams of entrepreneurs $10,000 each.
DIGMYIDEA Māori Innovation Challenge winners reach for the stars
"DIGMYIDEA helps to build Māori entrepreneurs so they continue to be active contributors in the digital economy."
Ideation Weekend inspires rangatahi and wahine Maori
The DIGMYIDEA Ideation Weekend was a two-and-a-half-day event designed to bring both aspiring Māori digital entrepreneurs and mentors together.
New business development manager to drive Aus events in NZ
Auckland has secured $33million worth of business events from Australia through in-market presence.
Former ATEED CEO joins IoT startup Wine Grenade’s board
Founded in 2014, the company is now selling devices to winemakers in eight countries and is building out its distributor network.
ATEED launches new tools to measure economic performance
The Growth Monitor highlights key information about Auckland’s people, businesses, economy and sectors of competitiveness.
Souls Machines’ lifelike VR creation Baby X to feature at GridAKL Innovation Day
GridAKL’s footprint has expanded with two new buildings, Mason Brothers and the new purpose-built 12 Madden St which are now officially open.
LookSee expanding beyond Wgtn to address NZ tech talent shortage
WREDA is in discussion with economic development agencies in Christchurch and Auckland in relation to expanding the talent attraction programme.
Auckland’s innovation precinct grows with two new buildings announced
Phil Goff says the expansion of GridAKL plays an important role in driving growth of the region’s technology sector, with 9000 jobs added in 5 years.
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.
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.
Trade Me joins pledge to get more young Aucklanders into jobs
“As an employer we know the value of hiring young people to inject new ideas and enthusiasm into our work."
Microsoft NZ makes mixed reality play with AV/VR Garage partnership
“We are proud to be one of the inaugural strategic partners for this initiative, and look forward to HoloLens finding its place in the pipeline."
Auckland a hotspot for start-ups as 'tech sector is booming'
“Auckland’s innovation ecosystem has developed rapidly in recent years with GridAKL showcasing the innovation,"
AR/VR Garage set to turn Auckland into a virtual reality innovation hub
New Zealand's ability to produce more AR and VR content has become much stronger, after the launch of a dedicated facility in Auckland.
Opportunity awaits for young Auckland entrepreneurs
One of AUT's programmes, Co.Starters, is a world-leading programme.
Auckland North gears up to become world-class innovation hub
“In the future I want people to feel this is a region they can live and work because it is so rich in opportunity that they don’t want to leave."
New Zealand's Techweek kicks off in Auckland
“Auckland is home to people with world-class ideas, and Techweek AKL 2016 has been curated to mirror their spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship."
IDEAStarter competition urges Kiwi youth to turn ideas into action
“IDEAStarter is for creative, enthusiastic young people who are eager to learn and turn their ideas - no matter how big or small - into businesses."
Auckland local board to establish tech innovation hub
ATEED and Waitemata Local board announce innovation hub initiative in Auckland central.
Techweek AKL 2016 to showcase Auckland as innovation hub
Virtual and augmented reality, start-up competitions, youth events and a showcase of Kiwi innovation heroes will feature in the inaugural Techweek AKL
Submissions wanted for DigMyIdea Māori Innovation Challenge
A new competition is calling on New Zealand’s top emerging entrepreneurs to submit their ideas for the DigMyIdea Māori Innovation Challenge.
Kiwi students to learn on the job with Young Enterprise Scheme
More than 1,400 students from 52 Auckland schools are taking part in YES this year, forming more than 180 small enterprises.