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New Zealand cofounds 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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NZ at risk of falling behind global tech boom

Georgia Taylor
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Industry News, Media Release, Skills & Talent

The major consumer of digital skills, the tech sector, is growing rapidly and generating thousands of new roles a year in an exciting new digital economy, but NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller has questioned if New Zealand will fall behind other developed nations who are also struggling for skills.

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Urgent tech education action needed immediately

Georgia Taylor
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Industry News, Media Release, Skills & Talent

The tech sector and the government need to urgently co-invest in education, to better align tech courses with the future demands of the sector, a landmark digital skills report says.

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Importing tech talent will become a financial drain

Georgia Taylor
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Media Release, Skills & Talent

New Zealand’s education system for providing trained tech graduates is insufficient and the country is over reliant on importing advanced digital skills, a leading Kiwi tech expert says.

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Investment critical for a digital Kiwi nation

Georgia Taylor
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Media Release, Skills & Talent

The future of New Zealand’s economy hangs on its ability to swiftly embrace and invest in digital tech skills, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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A growing divide, but watch this tech space…

Georgia Taylor
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Media Release

The government is right to raise this concern that there is a growing digital divide, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says in response to a digital report released today.

Muller, one of New Zealand’s leading tech experts, says the opportunities emerging from the rapid exponential growth of technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous vehicles and augmented reality are fantastic for all Kiwis.

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From petrol to electric vehicles, like cars replacing horses

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZTech News

Some overseas reports say petrol cars may be obsolete by 2026 but either way the massive switch to electric vehicles will be the biggest disruptive change to people’s lives in more than 100 years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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Urgent attention needed to look at automation impact

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZTech News, TechLeaders

Automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital transformation issues facing the country could become threats, leading to increased social and economic difficulties and a strain on government resources unless they are immediately addressed, New Zealand’s tech leader say.

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Big future in little cousin of education exports – edtech

Chantal Thomas
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EdTech, Media Release, NZTech News

With the risk to foreign student export market from potential changes to immigration policy, the government should increase its focus on the little cousin of education exports, edtech, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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