Despite some wins for the tech sector in investment, the Government’s Budget has been overshadowed by the premature disclosure of Budget information. This has resulted in some unexpected learnings about how you handle weaknesses in your online platforms and how you communicate when they have been exploited.
31 May 2019
Technology, which is crucial for New Zealand’s economic and social future, is in the hands of school children who are taking a massive interest in the country’s fastest growing sector, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.
11 April 2019
NZTech CEO Graeme Muller has been invited to speak at a major tech event in Europe later this year as interest grows in New Zealand’s transition to a leading digital economy.
02 April 2019
21 February 2019
Melbourne – Almost 100 Kiwi agritech specialists, entrepreneurs, agribusiness leaders and support agencies have joined 1000 delegates at the international EvokeAg food & farm futures conference in Melbourne this week. Making up almost 10 percent of the attendees at this globally focused conference shows the significance for agritech for New Zealand and its future, AgritechNZ executive director … Continue reading "NZ agritech the big hit at Melbourne’s EvokeAg event (NZ firm wins pitch competition)"
06 December 2018
New Zealand tech firms have produced continued growth in offshore business throughout 2018, NZTech Graeme Muller says. Australia continues to offer plenty of opportunity for New Zealand businesses for growth through acquisition and Kiwis saw at least three tech acquisitions in the past year including global Kiwi fintech business, Transaction Services Group, making yet another … Continue reading "International acquisitions sign of Kiwi tech success"
04 December 2018
New Zealand, rated by the World Bank as the best country in the world to do business with, is still seeing massive and unprecedented growth in the high-paid tech sector. The number of tech sector jobs continues to grow rapidly, with 2830 new jobs created in 2017 and an estimated additional 3200 in 2018, making … Continue reading "110,000 Kiwis in tech jobs; more expected in 2019"
25 November 2018
New research shows that Kiwi high growth companies have 40 percent more sales people than non-high growth companies. This is one of the key insights from the 2018 Market Measures report. “What we do at the beginning of every Market Measures survey is ask: how can we gain some actionable insight out of this? The … Continue reading "Growth hacks to help Kiwi tech companies"
08 October 2018
Kia Ora Last week I found myself passing through several regional towns as I headed to Taupo to present at a conference. Some like Matamata, Rotorua and Taupo were vibrant and busy with tourists. Others, like Tokoroa, are showing the signs of tougher times with peeling paint and shops shut along the main road. You … Continue reading "NZTech Update – Why regional tech is important"
03 October 2018
The new research and development tax incentive introduced today by the government will go a long way to helping inject even more growth into the tech sector, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Given the aim of introducing an R&D tax incentive was to support a broader range of eligible firms, it was excellent to see that … Continue reading "New incentive will boost NZ tech growth"