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Microsoft launches Startups Founders Hub Platform in Asia
Wed, 6th Apr 2022
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Microsoft has launched its Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub in Asia, providing free access to technology and resources for startups in the region.
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Visa launches program to help SMBs navigate NFTs and crypto
Thu, 31st Mar 2022
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Visa has launched a one-year immersion program designed to bring together a global cohort of entrepreneurs interested in building their business with NFTs.
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Launch of direct .au domain extension an opportunity for entrepreneurs
Wed, 16th Mar 2022
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The launch of the .au domain comes as Australian businesses cite local competition as their second-biggest challenge in 2022 after the pandemic.
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Six60 backed Sidehustle app launches - the social marketplace app for entrepreneurs
Tue, 14th Sep 2021
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Sidehustle Ecommerce launches Sidehustle, a social marketplace app where brands and individuals can buy, sell and rent items, and find and list jobs.
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COVID-19 hasn't dampened ANZ entrepreneurial spirit, study finds
Wed, 21st Apr 2021
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Australian and New Zealand entrepreneurs lead APAC in optimism and confidence, despite the challenges of the last year, according to a study.
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NTT and Red Bull Basement encourage entrepreneurial students to 'innovate for good'
Fri, 11th Sep 2020
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NTT partners with Red Bull Basement to support entrepreneurial students worldwide with their innovative projects.
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MYOB backs Kiwi women's business goals
Mon, 6th Apr 2020
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MYOB unveils a hub to boost Kiwi women entrepreneurs, embracing passion as a business driver.
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NZ takes #2 spot in best markets for women entrepreneurs
Thu, 28th Nov 2019
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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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Christchurch hosts two events to inspire social entrepreneurship in NZ
Wed, 25th Sep 2019
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Christchurch leads with eco-innovation at key summits on sustainability and social enterprise.
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Young Kiwi scientist competes at Google Science Fair
Fri, 26th Jul 2019
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At this time of year there are plenty of foggy patches around the country – but what if it was possible to turn that fog into drinkable water?.
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Impact Hub boosts Waikato’s social enterprise scene
Mon, 17th Jun 2019
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This month Impact Hub Waikato opened in Cambridge. The hub aims to support and expand the region’s social enterprise sector.
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Callaghan Innovation: 'Unicorns' create $34b for New Zealand
Mon, 8th Apr 2019
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NZ 'unicorns' add £34bn value, bolstering startups and charity.
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NZ entrepreneur launches app to make travel easier
Thu, 7th Mar 2019
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The web app streamlines flight and hotel bookings by keeping an organisation’s passenger details on the one platform.
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GirlBoss wins 2018 YES Emerging Alumni of the Year Award
Tue, 11th Dec 2018
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The people have spoken – GirlBoss CEO and founder Alexia Hilbertidou has been crowned this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Emerging Alumni of the Year.
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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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Passphere capital raise heralds new dawn of event ticketing
Tue, 30th Oct 2018
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Kiwi start-up Passphere plans to expand its ticketing platform to the New Zealand, Australian, and US markets.
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Auckland Uni celebrates 40 entrepreneurs under 40
Mon, 15th Oct 2018
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Auckland Uni lauds entrepreneurial grads, spotlight on success stories like Facebook's Bowen Pan and mPort's Dipra Ray.
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Venture Up accelerator for young entepreneurs coming to Queenstown
Tue, 9th Oct 2018
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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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Cofounder of NZ-born firm Adeption lights up Times Square
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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NZ's Adeption shines in NY's Times Square as founder graduates from NASDAQ programme.
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Brothers behind Kiwi Connect scoop Kea Friends of New Zealand Award
Mon, 25th Jun 2018
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Brothers Brian and Matthew Monahan receive Friend of New Zealand award for their contributions to local innovation and entrepreneurship.
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Top tech entrepreneur to be awarded Kea World Class NZ Award
Wed, 20th Jun 2018
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There's often resistance from Asian businesses because they don’t know about New Zealand’s tech ingenuity – something Mitchell Pham finds frustrating.
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Two Kiwis make the cut for Coca-Cola Amatil startup programme
Fri, 15th Jun 2018
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Coca-Cola Amatil has announced the short-list of startups who have earned their place in the inaugural ‘Xcelerate’ programme.
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Startups owned by women attract less funds – but earn more money
Fri, 8th Jun 2018
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A study has revealed the average women-owned startup receives less than half the funding of their male counterparts, despite earning more revenue.
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SaltDNA’s Joe Boyle on the journey to building a cybersecurity business
Mon, 4th Jun 2018
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Looking beyond the need to safely store data, Joe has developed software that enables the secure sharing of information across global teams.