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DQA & DickersonDigital join forces, bolstering Australian IT sector
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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DQA collaborates with Indigenous-owned IT leader DickersonDigital, aiming to enhance Australia's technology sector and support Indigenous enterprises.
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Isle of Man launches biggest Innovation Challenge to tackle global business issues
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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Isle of Man announces largest Innovation Challenge, seeking global enterprises to pitch solutions for key business issues.
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Pentest People ranks 27th in Fast Growth 50 Index for Northern England
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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Cybersecurity firm Pentest People secures 27th spot in Fast Growth 50 Index, boosting the Northern England economy.
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Dootrix surges in cloud services market with 74% revenue increase
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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engineering
UK tech start-up, Dootrix, experiences a dramatic 74% spike in revenue as it dominates the cloud services market.
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Norton unveils new SMB solution with 24/7 triple-lock cybersecurity
Thu, 28th Sep 2023
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Norton launches all-in-one cybersecurity solution for small businesses, aimed at protecting their digital environments and financial futures.
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DUAPAY solution empowers women-led businesses in Fiji
Wed, 27th Sep 2023
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
Mastercard and partners have launched a new mobile payment acceptance solution to unlock the potential of women entrepreneurs in Fiji.
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Kiwi Assist launches to achieve digital equality for seniors
Thu, 1st Jun 2023
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The app provides services that make the internet, smartphones and computers easier to use, while equipping seniors to make the most of the online services.
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Australian Business Growth Fund appoints new chair Elana Rubin
Tue, 7th Mar 2023
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insurance
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government
Elana Rubin has been appointed as the new chair of the Australian Business Growth Fund (ABGF), which aims to encourage economic growth in SMEs.
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Tech investor Alan Jones joins Third Hemisphere as Tech & Investments Director
Fri, 3rd Mar 2023
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ibm
Alan Jones, renowned tech investor and founder of M8 Ventures, joins Third Hemisphere as Tech and Investments Director to advise a growing list of clients.
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Ninja appoints Brendan Wong as Co-Founder & Chief-Contributor
Fri, 21st Oct 2022
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Web3 gaming guild co-founder Brendan Wong joins Ninja Syndicate as strategic advisor, bringing expertise in entrepreneurship, growth and scaling for startups.
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NZ takes #2 spot in best markets for women entrepreneurs
Thu, 28th Nov 2019
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commerce systems
New Zealand is second only to the United States for being the most conducive country to women’s entrepreneurship, a new report from Mastercard revealed today.
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Sydney & Melbourne amongst world's top places for women entrepreneurs
Tue, 16th Jul 2019
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Sydney and Melbourne ranked amongst world's best cities for women entrepreneurs, according to Dell's 2019 Women Entrepreneur Cities Index.
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Venture Up accelerator kicks off this month
Wed, 16th Jan 2019
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New Zealand’s aspiring leaders and entrepreneurs are about to put their best feet forward for the launch of the Venture Up 2019 youth accelerator this month.
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Soda Inc celebrates Kiwi entrepreneurship
Thu, 22nd Nov 2018
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Entrepreneurs gathered to celebrate their journeys at Soda Inc's Ambition Showcase, featuring speakers and workshops on entrepreneurship and business growth.
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AU study looks at agritech challenges ahead
Tue, 6th Nov 2018
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agritech
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entrepreneurship
Barriers to adoption include infrastructure challenges such as a lack of connectivity, and the lack of strong value propositions.
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Venture Up accelerator for young entepreneurs coming to Queenstown
Tue, 9th Oct 2018
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creative technologies
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entrepreneur
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creative hq
The mountainous backdrop of Queenstown is set to become the location of Creative HQ’s newest 2019 Venture Up accelerator for young entrepreneurs.
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New Kiwis Challenge celebrates migrant entrepreneurs
Wed, 5th Sep 2018
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zino ventures
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startups
Migrant startup talent shines at New Kiwis Challenge final in NZ.
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Queensland footy mates raise $5m to grow social network app for travellers
Tue, 4th Sep 2018
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travel apps
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entrepreneurship
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travello
Two footy mates from northern Queensland have now closed a capital raise of AU$5 million – all for their social network for travellers.
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Kiwi locals can now share 'Experiences' with Airbnb travellers
Mon, 27th Aug 2018
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tourism
Airbnb Experiences launches in NZ, turning locals into tour-guiding 'micro-entrepreneurs'.
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Tā Koha: The new crowdfunding programme for Māori businesses
Mon, 27th Aug 2018
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digital transformation
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crowdfunding
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Tā Koha will support Māori business and social ventures that wish to use ‘crowd power’ or whanau supporters to fund the kaupapa they care about most.
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Homegrown success stories to speak at Canterbury Tech Summit
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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digital transformation
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cybersecurity
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canterbury tech
September 12 marks this year’s upcoming Canterbury Tech Summit, and organisers those lucky enough to attend will not be disappointed.
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Tycoon game series teaches essential skills to run your own small business
Thu, 26th Jul 2018
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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ministry of social development
Want to find out what it would be like to be the next tech tycoon? A new interactive game series might just teach you the skills to walk that path.
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iDEAStarter celebrates New Zealand's young entrepreneurs
Mon, 16th Jul 2018
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From ski innovation to horticulture, an emphasis on making people’s lives easier has netted two teams of entrepreneurs $10,000 each.
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$10 million project launched to foster kiwi 3D printing startups
Wed, 11th Jul 2018
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auckland university
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nz government
Multi-award winning professor Olaf Diegel will start with Auckland University’s Faculty of Engineering in early 2019.