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Top 25 finalists announced for Richard Branson’s tech innovation competition
XTC is poised to welcome its largest pool of international contenders to date, representing countries such as Norway, Australia, Rwanda and Singapore.
17 Oct 17
Auckland Uni trading competition helps hone valuable real-world trading skills
This year’s competition was one of the most competitive and unpredictable, with eight teams all having an equal chance of winning close to the end.
11 Oct 17
Exclusive: Dicker Data announces 12 winners for TranzAlpine adventure
The winners will also get to enjoy a seven-course, six- beer degustation and factory tour of the popular craft beer Monteith’s Brewery.
06 Oct 17
Entries open for Visa’s payments solution competition
Visa’s Everywhere Initiative challenges startups to use Visa APIs to create consumer or business-to-business payments solutions.
03 Oct 17
Calling all green innovators – Entries for WWF Innovation Awards now open
The search is on for big, bold, game-changing ideas and new solutions to New Zealand’s greatest environmental challenges.
27 Sep 17
VR startup wins Create@Alibaba Cloud startup contest
Inspace XR demonstrated value in enhancing and powering the real estate, design and engineering industries.
26 Sep 17
Draw your way to $14,000 in the What’s Your Story? poster competition
Techday is proud to be supporting the What’s Your Story? poster competition...
07 Sep 17
Conservation innovation winner DroneCounts takes wildlife tracking to the next level
DroneCounts can GPS track and map the location of tagged endangered species and wildlife poachers.
30 Aug 17
Six finalists announced for Wellington Low Carbon Challenge
Entrants with an ability to make some real impact on waste, transport, or energy were the ones who stood out.
28 Aug 17
Startup bringing STEM workshops to more schools with Mercedes win
MindKits was established in December 2008 after seeing a lack of support for New Zealanders in learning robotics and physical computing.
24 Aug 17
Richard Branson’s worldwide startup competition extends deadline by two weeks
Branson’s Extreme Tech Challenge empowers entrepreneurs and their companies by providing them with visibility and resources.
16 Aug 17
Calling all creative students: $1000 cash prize up for grabs in Bright Awards
Media Design School is calling for entries in five broad categories - photography, graphic design, animation, app, and interactive.
09 Aug 17
Rotary kick-start award winner wants to break youth unemployment cycle
Zeal is a family of passionate misfits who want to help every young Kiwi express their unique creativity.
07 Aug 17
Haymarket HQ partners with Alibaba Cloud to bring global startup competition to A/NZ
The winner of the ANZ contest will be invited to the Global Final to be held in Shanghai on October 13.
02 Aug 17
$250,000 up for grabs in Microsoft's latest Windows Bounty Program
Microsoft is offering up to US$250,000 in a new bug bounty program focused exclusively on ironing out the kinks in Windows 10.
31 Jul 17
Time for fintechs to shine – nominations for 2017 Fintech 100 open
The annual Fintech 100 includes both the leading 50 established fintechs and the most intriguing 50 "emerging stars” around the world.
26 Jul 17
Wearable tech challenge finalists want to rewire stroke-affected brains, decrease fall risk
The C-Prize Challenge invites Kiwi innovators and entrepreneurs to create technology solutions in a designated area.
25 Jul 17
Auckland creative agency’s CEO chosen as finalist in worldwide entrepreneur competition
Little Giant CEO Mark Hurley is one of 17 finalists for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year competition
24 Jul 17
NZ 3D animation students win international creative competition
“Congratulations to all of our students who were recognised for their contribution to the fields of 3D animation and visual effects.”
12 Jul 17
Wellington students win MYOB IT Challenge with virtual assistant app
The Victoria Uni team’s Mind Me app an application that allows users of cloud-based accounting software to interact with a virtual assistant.
11 Jul 17
World-leading tech experts to speak in NZ for innovation challenge
Three international experts will travel to NZ to share their expertise in wearable technology with entrants in Callaghan Innovation competition.
09 Jun 17
Schools invited to save the environment with digital tech
"Inspiring Tomorrow aims to recognise the organisations that are making a positive impact in our own backyard and help support [them]."
08 Jun 17
Talent launches fifth global search for the best and brightest across the tech and startup sectors
Kiwi entrepreneurs Francis Valintine and Daniel Radcliffe have been announced as APAC Judges
08 Jun 17
Chance for teachers to win 3D Printers with lesson plans
"3D printing has the ability to add a new dimension to classroom teaching. When teachers incorporate this technology, lessons come to life."
30 May 17