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ASB urges businesses to get on with major decisions despite uncertainty
Positive thinking is key because New Zealand’s economic growth is actually expected to gradually accelerate to 3.4% by the end of 2019.
NZ businesses pessimistic about Budget 2018
Accounting and business advisory firm Staples Rodway has released its inaugural Business Confidence Survey of almost 500 business leaders.
Kiwi SMB integrates blockchain to verify supply chain
Olivia manufactures milk powder, breakfast cereals, cookies, probiotics and pregnancy powder.
Kiwi startup making it easier for the self-employed to handle taxes
Hnry turns self-employment into a ‘pay-as-you-earn’ model, free from the risk of severe consequences that come with non-compliance.
NZ Bitcoin savings platform expands to include Ethereum
The New Zealand Bitcoin savings platform that has helped close to 5,000 Kiwis save $7million worth of Bitcoin since 2014.
Xero launches in-depth look into the economic health of Kiwi SMBs
“Small businesses play a crucial part in driving the Kiwi economy, so understanding what makes them tick is essential."
Unfiltered removes paywall to become a free entrepreneur resource
The Kiwi-founded, New York-based startup has worked with founders, CEOs, investors and entrepreneurs worldwide to provide insightful case studies.
Xero posts first annual EBITDA positive result
Xero improved operating and investing cash flow margins from 71% to 9% over three years and grew revenue at a CAGR of 49% over the same period.
Tauranga startup signs global deal for robotic apple packers
The deal follows recent investment from Yamaha Motor to accelerate company’s growth.
Mevo teams up with Wellington City Council to be a free-floating car share
Mevo vehicles can now be dropped at any approved Wellington City Council parking space in Mevo’s ‘Home Zone’.
Kiwi software developer releases high-speed pricing solution
Deployed on Microsoft Azure, Flintfox RMx software integrates with any enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
The rise and rise of remote working
70% of small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) are providing their employees with access to business systems and tools to work remotely.
Kiwis ditching car ownership in favour of car-sharing
An industry expert says local uptake of peer-to-peer vehicle renting is part of an international trend.
Kiwi startup aims to simplify recruitment for SMBs
Unlike other employment websites, TalentHub is completely free of charge for everyone and has no restrictions on functionality.
Tauranga software development firm awarded Callaghan R&D grant
Radfords has been collaborating across the NZ kiwifruit industry to help it scale into the position it is in today.
Kiwi game nominated in 2018 Google Play Awards
Sonnar Interactive, in partnership with the Blind Foundation, developed the app.
Vend brings buy now, pay later solution to Kiwi SMBs
Afterpay allows customers to buy in-store instantly, putting down a quarter of the cost and paying over four equal fortnightly instalments.
Rocket Lab preparing to launch miniature NASA satellites
The launch will carry research and development payloads from NASA and educational institutions that will conduct a variety of new, on-orbit science.
NZ company to supply 150 autonomous shuttles to Korea
“This is a significant development for Ohmio and a major ‘vote of confidence’ in what we have developed."
New Zealand job market growth re-balances to regions - SEEK
These latest figures underscore the tremendous job growth experienced in smaller regions in recent years.
Kiwi Startup Spotlight: Mevo's carshare service makes EVs accessible
The private car is typically the second-largest purchase people make - but the average car is used less than 4% of the time.
New Zealand Impact Investing Network announces National Advisory Board
Eight Kiwis from around the country have been elected and appointed to form the National Advisory Board for Impact Investing in New Zealand.
Reckon unveils web-based point of sale for SMEs
Reckon Cloud POS will enable small businesses to track sales, manage inventory and run reports on any device.
DIGMYIDEA Maori Innovation Challenge launches
The DIGMYIDEA Māori Innovation Challenge is now open, with the competition calling on budding Māori digital entrepreneurs to put their ideas forward.