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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 fintech acquisition in Australia.
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 the tech sector easily the fastest growing in New Zealand, NZTech head Graeme Muller says.
NZTech will launch New Zealand’s first formal digital identity organisation in Auckland on Monday.
Digital Identity NZ, a group of organisations and government agencies, has been set up to connect everyone in New Zealand that cares about digital identity.
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 idea is to give Kiwi technology companies useful information for planning their sales and marketing strategies,’’ says Concentrate’s Managing Director, Owen Scott.
New Zealand agritech companies are creating world-first technology to help feed the world and lead the way in their industry, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says.
Technology is making life easier, from eco-friendly cars to faster software and tech improvements are benefitting Kiwis in everyday life, he says.
“The same goes for agritech innovation such as crop protection and plant biotechnology which is improving the lives of farmers and consumers around New Zealand.