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NZ highly regarded for global tech talent

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Media Release

Tech is the fastest growing and third biggest industry sector in New Zealand contributing more than $6.3 billion in annual exports and now other countries are chasing the cream of our tech crop.

NZTech board member and winner of last year’s New Zealand CEO of the Year Award, Leigh Flounders has been hand-picked by Dubai’s big bank Emirates NBD to take over as senior vice president, head of digital strategy.

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Kiwi company selected in women-only Australian tech accelerator

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Media Release, TechWomen

A New Zealand start-up company, RIP Global, is among eight companies to be selected for the next women-only Springboard Enterprises Australia (SBE) accelerator programme.

SBE Australia, a not-for-profit with the first female-only startup accelerator in Australia, says the founders, lead successful businesses in industries including healthtech, agritech, real estate, wellness and fashion.

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New Zealand becoming global centre for Blockchain

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Media Release

New Zealand is becoming a global blockchain centre, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.

New Zealand is a living laboratory for global tech developments and inventions and Kiwis are producing blockchain businesses that have a global market place, he says.

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Hard to consider a world without Uber…what next?

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, Industry News

As the nation considers how New Zealand will look as a digital society in 2030, Kiwis need to take a moment to look back the equivalent period of the last 13 years, a prominent tech expert says.

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New Zealand co-founds Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA)

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Media Release

FinTechNZ is pleased to announce the formation of the Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA) – co founded with first members being FinTechNZ, InsurTech Australia, InsTech London (UK) and InsurTech Asia, and upcoming members from both Europe and North America.

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NZ tech stars lead world first blockchain launch

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Media Release

New Zealand tech stars are leading a global team in launching the world’s first ever blockchain platform for the multi-billion-dollar global online ratings and review industry.

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NZTech Q&A: Sonya Williams

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, NZTech News

Sonya Williams is driven to solve big problems using technology and wants to help more people do the same! She has recently been appointed as NZTech board intern and shares her startup story.

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Fresh tech advances driving growth in fintech

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech

New Zealand financial sector will be able to provide their clients with unprecedented online advice from next year and a leading fintech expert today urged companies to start looking to the process sooner rather than later as the FMA is expecting substantial submissions early next year.

FinTechNZ general manager James Brown says Kiwi companies will not need to wait until the Financial Advisers Act (FAA) is reformed in 2019, according to the Financial Markets Authority (FMA).

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China investor superstars seek tech opportunities

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Industry News

Source: https://exportertoday.co.nz/news/china-investor-superstars-seek-tech-opportunities

 

A high profile group of investors from China are coming to New Zealand seeking to learn more about opportunities with New Zealand technology companies.

New Zealand technology companies are invited to attend the event in Auckland on 16 October.

The Summit is being organised by the China Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand, Bank of China New Zealand (Ltd) and the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund. The event is also supported by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.

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Chinese investors seeking NZTech investment opportunities – register now!

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, NZTech News

NZTech and FinTechNZ are excited to share with you details on the China / New Zealand Hi-Tech Summit. Motivated investors from China are seeking investment opportunities in tech companies from all sectors. Please click here to see the programme details and information on the individual investors.

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