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Kiwi fintech firm Hnry launches in Australia
Founded in 2017, the company deploys software aimed at helping freelancers, contractors and sole traders manage the financial admin that comes with working for oneself.
Start ups revenue drops by 40% or more amid COVID-19 crisis
"Sadly, the fact is that to survive, new companies will have to cut expenses, which means that layoffs are inevitable."
QNAP releases quad-core NAS SMBs and startups
The TS-431KX NAS includes 10GbE SFP+ connectivity to provide high bandwidth for intensive data transmission.
Kiwi food delivery service pledges to deliver as level 4 lockdown exit looms
Wellington digital and online ordering system Mobi2Go says it is helping to get New Zealand hospitality businesses up and running in Level 3 with easy and affordable options for contactless orders, payment and delivery.
Kiwi startup announces 2020 launch of rental marketplace app
The app, which will allow New Zealanders to lend and rent everyday items, helps in the effort to halt the increasing trend of throwing things away when not used on a regular basis, and provides a means for the items collecting dust on the shelf to become useful again.
Callaghan Innovation boosts support for deep tech startups
Callaghan Innovation’s Vic Crone announced the new programmes this week, which are designed to help turn tech and science into successful businesses.
Vodafone and BNZ team up to boost tech for Kiwi SMEs
"Vodafone and Bank of New Zealand are coming together to find the best digital solutions aimed at helping our SME customers connect, grow and thrive in our digital world."
Christchurch startup looks to fix voicemail headaches
Vxt converts voicemails to text for users to read via app or email.
New marketing technology consultancy STITCH launches
STITCH aims to help global and local businesses deliver better customer experiences by employing a combination of strategy, data, advertising and marketing technology.
ACS appoints Siobhan Casey as director of Scale Up and Innovation Labs
Casey joins the company’s Sydney office from a background including board advisor and COO of fintech startup HashChing, as well as 20 years’ experience in fintech and FMCG.
Registration for Sprout Accelerator open; $500,000 up for grabs
Eight New Zealand start-ups will be selected to join the six-month accelerator, which provides business coaching, mentoring, network access and courses.
NetEvents announces Innovation Award finalists for 2019
Darktrace, Mellanox, and NetFoundry are amongst the finalists for this year’s NetEvents Innovation Awards 2019, in the fields of Cloud/Datacenter, internet of things (IoT), and cybersecurity.
Cambridge startup celebrates 10 years in the business
A student flat in leafy Waikato town of Cambridge started as the home of a software startup called Rocketspark.
Dunedin startups commit to waste minimisation
A group of Dunedin locals with a passion for waste minimisation put their collective heads together last weekend, as part of Startup Dunedin’s inaugural Waste Jam.
Kiwi company selected for global startup programme
AI software firm Aider has been named as one of 10 startups to take part in Mastercard's Start Path programme.
NZ Startup Bootcamp 2019: The winners
Agritech and scitech were the winners at this year’s New Zealand Startup Bootcamp, with two teams taking away $10,000 each for their innovative ideas.
Bartercard helping Kiwi startups and small businesses thrive
Here's a breakdown of what Bartercard actually is and how it provides invaluable opportunities for businesses privy of its network.
Healthy home tech startup gains investor interest
Initiatives related to the sustainability of our planet are gaining great traction - and for good reason.
Study finds many NZ business websites to be slow and self-obsessed
A new study has found at least 80 percent of New Zealand business websites are slow, generic, and verging on being narcissistic.
Startup launches online marketplace for lending items in AU
Think TradeMe, eBay, Amazon, except instead of buying products, you’re renting spare items from everyday consumers.
NZ companies ill-prepared for new digital marketing era
Kim Voon claims New Zealand companies need to get off their bums and get on with adopting new marketing tech or face being left behind by their global peers.
Arrow Electronics and Infineon to provide A/NZ startup support
The companies signed a memorandum of understanding to support startups across Australia and New Zealand, among other countries.
$38m later and KiwiNet is still going strong with new appointments
Since 2011 KiwiNet has been investing into new ideas and innovations in New Zealand with the aim to facilitate commercial success.
New Kiwis Challenge celebrates migrant entrepreneurs
Beyond the New Kiwis Challenge, Zino is all about supporting both local and international talent.