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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.
Tech Trailblazer Awards seek tech talent from all over the globe
This year’s entries are open to enterprise technology startups that are less than six years old and at C-series funding or below.
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.