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NZTech Inform – Emerging Tech Opportunities

Kia ora Readers, Last week, I spent quite a bit of time with different members of the Tech Alliance. Working with more than 20 tech associations and over 800 members constantly reinforces how wide ranging New Zealand’s capability and success is across tech.  I joined James Brown from FinTechNZ in a presentation to a Parliamentary select committee about FinTech and … Continue reading "NZTech Inform – Emerging Tech Opportunities"
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NZTech Inform – Agritech Unleashed!

Kia ora readers, Last week, we were expecting some exciting announcements from AgriTech New Zealand at their Agritech Unleashed event at Fieldays.  However, I wasn’t expecting to hear from Minister O’Connor that the Government was putting $20 million into an AgriTech fund! While this wasn’t a formal announcement, it is probably referring to allocating a portion of the $300 … Continue reading "NZTech Inform – Agritech Unleashed!"
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NZTech Inform – Moving The Dial On Diversity And Inclusion

last weekend I was asked what I thought the best Techweek event was. It was an impossible question to answer when there were so many amazing things happening. Chatting with the incredibly excited kids and parents from Manurewa High School and Clendon Park School who were involved in designing the Vector Lights display on the harbour bridge on Monday was a buzz.
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NZTech Inform – Why Is Tech Important For All Kiwis?

This morning, I am attending another Future of Work Tripartite Forum strategic session with representatives from across Government, the business community and unions. Every time I am involved with the Tripartite Forum I realise just how incredibly diverse everyone’s take is on what the future could look like and what is most important.
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NZTech Inform – Attracting and inspiring the best tech talent

Kia ora Readers, Last week, I was chatting with the team at LookSee Tech that attracted more than 48,000 applications for 100 tech roles when the campaign was run 18 months ago. This year, as employers start offering interviews, LookSee Tech will host monthly cohorts. Additionally, rather than pay for candidates flights, applicants will need to make … Continue reading "NZTech Inform – Attracting and inspiring the best tech talent"