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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Top Google researcher speaking at digital summit

Chantal Thomas
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Events, NZTech News

Tomas Izo, a lead engineering director in machine perception at Google Research, will be an exciting speaker at the biggest global tech summit ever held in New Zealand in Auckland on February 19 and 20.

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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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NZTech Update – Goodbye 2017!

Chantal Thomas
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NZTech Newsletter

Kia Ora Readers,

Wow, another year almost done! Thanks for staying connected and reading my weekly update, this is our last for 2017. Please let me know if there is anything you would like addressed more often in 2018.

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Let’s encourage improvement!

Chantal Thomas
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NZTech News, NZTech Women

Do you tire of having to explain to colleagues, yet again, the benefits of diversity? Sometimes, it seems that our mission to celebrate and promote diversity in the tech sector falls on deaf ears. Let’s be honest, diversity and inclusion is a particularly sensitive issue and it is not well understood.

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NZTech Q&A: Sonya Williams

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, NZTech News

Sonya Williams is driven to solve big problems using technology and wants to help more people do the same! She has recently been appointed as NZTech board intern and shares her startup story.

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