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New Aussie RegTech strategy set to accelerate industry
In the report, regtech is defined as technology that helps businesses comply with regulations efficiently and inexpensively.
AgriDigital & Prospa amongst top winners at the Australian FinTech Awards
We reveal the full list of winners at the Australian Finnie Awards.
Dell CFO Tom Sweet on the merger, the ANZ market & start-ups
You can’t shut off innovation. If you take yourself out of the market or shut it down for 2 years, you’re going to destroy the business.
So you want to be an entrepreneur: What they never tell you when you start out
Adam Smith breaks down what the path ahead looks like if you've decided entrepreneurship is for you.
58 finalists vie for top spot at Australian Fintech Awards
58 finalists were chosen from 158 award entries across 30 categories, but who will win the Australian Finnies this year?
HCF Demo Day: Aussie health tech entrepreneurs gear up to pitch ideas
The program process includes pitching ideas to a team of investors and 12 week course where participants develop their minimum viable product (MVP).
Hello Alice: An AI-based virtual advisor for women entrepreneurs
The current start-up ecosystem continues to cycle resources among a very small percentage of well-connected entrepreneurs, making it difficult for les
Chinese local government poised to invest in high tech startups – just move there
Free rent for the first three years, subsidies on intellectual property, and $10million angel investment funds – it’s almost too good to be true.
HPE invests $140m to help boost start-ups within new APJ headquarters
At the opening of its new Asia Pacific and Japan headquarters in Singapore, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) unveiled their InnovateNext program.
Tech to help dyslexic students wins teen startup sprint
Teen start up weekend Mashup happened last weekend. This year's winners came up with an exciting, tech-based product to help dyslexic students.
Māori digital startup finalists prepare to meet judges
"It’s vital that we work to encourage more Māori into the thriving technology and innovation sector & build capacity by encouraging more involvement."
Rotary Club and Ākina Foundation team up to kick-start social enterprise
Now in its third year running, there is $10,000 cash to be won to help kick-start social enterprises - last year was an online NCEA tutorial platform.
Kiwi fintech startup wins international social enterprise award
Banqer received the Economic Citizenship Education Award at the Global Inclusion Awards ceremony in Berlin, a first for NZ companies.
Record $69mil angel investments poured into young New Zealand companies in 2016
Fewer portfolio companies are getting funded, but high-performing ones are able to close larger sized capital rounds.
120 Japanese leaders coming to town to invest in aspiring NZ businesses
An opportunity for Auckland and its ambitious businesses to forge closer economic ties with a major trading partners is soon coming to town.
Mobile payroll service makes life easier for small agritech businesses
Simply Payroll recently signed a strategic partnership with Federated Farmers providing free set up, training and support for the mobile service.
Kiwibank fintech accelerator teams progressing well in lead up to Demo Day
Two months into Kiwibank’s Fintech Accelerator, we catch up with programme manager Rosie Wall on how teams are doing in the final stretch.
Vodafone opens applications for accelerator programme to Kiwi innovators
Applications to Vodafone xone open today, a six-month programme featuring $25,000 seed funding, access to technology and mentoring.
Vodafone brings kiwi ideas to life with xone programme
Xone is a start-up accelerator and innovation lab, where Vodafone partners with start-ups at all stages to find new and exciting technologies.
Rotorua business program ‘Incubate’ helps start-ups take off
“I had some amazing businesses in the programme with me that I could draw off their experience,” McKenzie says.
Startups: You’re hogging the FinTech limelight, says PwC survey
PwC’s New Zealand Global FinTech Report says that startups are taking up too much of the limelight when it comes to FinTech.
The Icehouse names the six tech startups in this year's Flux Accelerator programme
The Icehouse has picked the six lucky tech startups that will be participating in its Flux Accelerator programme this year.
BNZ opens co-working space in Christchurch – and it’s free!
The space is bolstered by the fact there is Wi-Fi, printing and perhaps best of all, free coffee. All you need to do is bring your laptop.
Kiwi innovators: Entries for the Māori innovation comp close soon
The competition aims to attract more Māori to the digital economy by helping emerging innovators turn their creative ideas into reality