Hypebeat founders (from left): Matt Bastion (seated), Ryan Howlett, Ben Sweney, Rivindu Weerasakera (seated).

The next generation of sci-tech startups

Thu 5 Jul 1

A student-led university investment committee that supports startups at the outset is spreading south. Watch Fiona Rotherham's interview with Graham Scown and Daniel Xu.

Nat Torkington thinks phasing out the Callaghan Growth Grants is irresponsible.

Coalition's R&D tax credit proposal half-baked

Thu 31 May 43

Analysis: The government is taking an old-school approach, better suited to an economy dominated by physical goods.

Kiwibank digital adviser Peter Fletcher-Dobson says New Zealanders need to claim some of the fintech pie.

Start-ups contest for capital in accelerator programme pitch

Thu 17 May 7

Graduates of the second Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator want to claim some of the trillion-dollar fintech pie. Watch Calida Smylie interview start-up co-founder Fraser McConnell.

Hong Kong chief information (technology) officer Allen Yeung says the government is investing $HK3 billion in startups

Home of the unicorns


Opinion: Internet startups are proving lucrative for Chinese investors.

Angel Association NZ outgoing chairman Marcel van den Assum says building networks is the key to success.

Global research highlights sticking points for NZ startups

Wed 18 Apr 8

This year’s Global Startup Ecosystems Report says New Zealand’s startup ecosystem "punches above its weight."

WNT Ventures CEO Carl Jones says he's already lined up the first investment in the new fund.

Tech incubator WNT Ventures raises second fund

Thu 12 Apr 12

So far the incubator has had six startups go well and one fail.


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