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Ready to grow?

I’m delighted when our members actively contribute to nurturing the tech ecosystem, extending support beyond their own requirements to empower emerging tech firms.
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Unlocking economic benefits

Today, I’m in Wellington for our second Life Sciences Summit. BioTechNZ’s Summit is hosting hundreds of delegates, more than 50 inspiring speakers and 15 in-depth breakout discussions over two full days.
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Supporting long term growth

Kia ora, Last week, along with about 400 others I attended the FinTechNZ Hui Taumata. It was a powerful gathering of innovative minds and I learnt a lot about the rapidly growing fintech sector. Tomorrow, I am in Wellington visiting the Beehive to discuss the role of technology in emissions reduction and boosting the tech … Continue reading "Supporting long term growth"
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Igniting the tech conversation!

Kia ora, Tomorrow I’m looking forward to exploring the latest in fintech at Aotearoa New Zealand’s FinTechNZ Hui Taumata 2024 – thriving together. We’re expecting over 350 delegates, 45 speakers, three dedicated streams, plus an Innovation Zone and five startup pitches at the Fast Pitch Breakfast. There’s also roundtable discussions and specialist topics including open banking, meeting the Government, women in fintech and … Continue reading "Igniting the tech conversation!"
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NZTech Inform -🔒 Unlocking innovation 💡

Kia ora, Last week, I met with my counterpart from the Netherlands, Petra Claessen, CEO of BTG, who was visiting to learn more about TechweekNZ. This follows last year’s successful launch of TechweekNL. The Dutch tech sector is experiencing similar digital skills and diversity challenges and Petra was interested in the development of our vibrant TechWomen community and how … Continue reading "NZTech Inform -🔒 Unlocking innovation 💡"
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Welcome to 2024!

Kia ora, Welcome to 2024! I’m feeling refreshed after the holidays and looking forward to a year of growth and connection. There is already plenty of activity across the tech ecosystem with several notable events showcasing cybersecurity,fintech and biotech plus delegation opportunities and a gathering of the SaaS sector. Also gain insights with the First Quarter Business and Technology Disruption Briefing 2024 on 9 … Continue reading "Welcome to 2024!"
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Tech for good!

Creating impact for Aotearoa Kia ora, NZTech’s mission is to support a values-led, nationally and internationally connected tech community that is collectively creating a safer, more equitable, sustainable and prosperous Aotearoa for all, by creating jobs, export growth and impact through tech for good. We have been striving for this since our establishment in 2009 by … Continue reading "Tech for good!"
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It’s time!

Kia ora, Returning from a few days away mountain biking deep in the bush, I was pleased to learn the coalition talks have concluded and Ministerial roles have been appointed. Congratulations to all of the new Ministers! While almost every portfolio will need to embrace tech, some are more directly connected. In particular, on behalf of the … Continue reading "It’s time!"