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Peer-to-peer lending company Harmoney picks DataRobot for credit risk assessment AI
The machine learning models Harmoney has created with DataRobot are trained on data captured from more than 300,000 loan applications.
Digital guestbook startup raises $1mil in capital after hitting $1mil revenue mark
SwipedOn’s CEO says the two recent milestones would position the company for a high-growth phase of aggressive development.
Tourists feel the chill of Antarctica in Air NZ’s next safety video
Air NZ’s next safety video will highlight the fundamental importance of Antarctica in understanding global climate change.
Govt aims for fairer wages, higher bargaining power with new employment legislation
Under the proposed amendment bill, 90-day trial periods for new workers will only be available to businesses with fewer than 20 employees.
Vend finds Aus retail sales down by 7%
"So is that Amazon’s impact, or is it shoppers being more cautious with their cash? This year will be the telling."
Former ATEED CEO joins IoT startup Wine Grenade’s board
Founded in 2014, the company is now selling devices to winemakers in eight countries and is building out its distributor network.
Rocket Lab deploys NZ-built and designed satellite into orbit
The Humanity Star will orbit the Earth for approximately 9 months before its orbit starts to decay and it's pulled back into Earth’s gravity.
NZ central and local Govt partnership deploy Promapp for quality management
Promapp will support the provision of GoShift’s centrally held QMS by providing the capability to standardise policy and procedures.
Rocket Lab’s test flight reaches orbit and deploys payloads
Rocket Lab currently has five Electron vehicles in production, with the next launch expected to take place in early 2018.
NZ startup CodeLingo secures $540k funding from Australian VCs
CodeLingo is a platform which enables users to scale end-to-end software development processes that improve code quality.
Call for NZ Govt to establish Institute for Small Business
"An entity focused on delivering value to SMBs would be charged with developing well-researched policy advice aimed at enhancing the ecosystem."
Work-life balance a challenge for NZ businesses
Stress was a challenge in 62% of organisations surveyed, and 50% of respondents noted concerns about the mental health of staff or colleagues.
Accelerator helps social enterprises get marginalised employees into work
Launchpad Work is an accelerator for enterprises wanting to provide jobs or training for those who face the greatest barriers to work.
Nelson not-for-profit electricity provider accepting payment in Bitcoin
"NextGen Energy is creating disruptive opportunities within the NZ electricity sector, and actively pursues the adoption of new technologies."
Queenstowners nab Academy Award with aerial motion picture camera technology
Recently the system was used for the movie A Wrinkle in Time with Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey, and Pork Pie, filmed in Glenorchy.
Vodafone Foundation funds VR learning programme for struggling youth
Methodist Mission Southern is using their Vodafone Foundation funding to create and pilot a bespoke youth VR learning programme.
Christchurch entrepreneur accelerates with Kokiri
Logan Williams has been selected to take part in the startup accelerator programme to help turn his ideas into an innovative business.
Kiwi company launches DIY wireless asset tracker
New Zealand ISP Wireless Nation is launching an asset locating tracker...
Innovative bladder sensor scoops Callaghan’s wearable tech award
The C-Prize aimed to encourage people to push the boundaries of what’s possible through technology, and solve real-world challenges.
Autonomous drones may be guarding you soon
Kiwi-owned and operated VigilAir has launched its semi-autonomous aerial surveillance drone technology...
Christchurch company produces VR pilot training app for Ports of Auckland
The LWA app uses virtual reality to safely simulate the experience maritime pilots go through when getting on and off ships.
Investment platform startup Sharesies readies for growth
The business has rapidly exceeded expectations hitting $5 mil invested through the platform and has had over 8,400 customers sign up to the service.
Kiwi AI startup secures major investor
Shoppers around the world are one step closer to experiencing artificial intelligence in action...
Kiwi entrepreneur creates Tinder for events and activities
The Romer app has been dubbed the Tinder for activities...