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Technology business leader Mitchell Pham to be celebrated with Kea World Class New Zealand Award

New Zealand’s most prestigious celebration of individual achievement, the Kea World Class New Zealand (WCNZ) Awards, has today announced six of its 2018 award recipients. In addition to Pham, this year’s winners include innovator and engineer, Peter Beck; AI trailblazer Mark Sagar; award-winning actor and producer Cliff Curtis; prominent Earth scientist Dr Delwyn Moller; and … Continue reading "Technology business leader Mitchell Pham to be celebrated with Kea World Class New Zealand Award"
FinTechNZ News

NZ fintech businesses helping the wider Kiwi public

New Zealand fintech businesses are working toward an inclusive society despite some experts saying the gap between the have and have nots is getting wider, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. Smart new tech innovation companies such as Sharesies is seeking greater support and involvement from people in the middle to lower income areas, Brown … Continue reading "NZ fintech businesses helping the wider Kiwi public"
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Kiwi company selected in women-only Australian tech accelerator

A New Zealand start-up company, RIP Global, is among eight companies to be selected for the next women-only Springboard Enterprises Australia (SBE) accelerator programme. SBE Australia, a not-for-profit with the first female-only startup accelerator in Australia, says the founders, lead successful businesses in industries including healthtech, agritech, real estate, wellness and fashion.
FinTechNZ News

New Zealand becoming global centre for Blockchain

New Zealand is becoming a global blockchain centre, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. New Zealand is a living laboratory for global tech developments and inventions and Kiwis are producing blockchain businesses that have a global market place, he says.
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Hard to consider a world without Uber…what next?

As the nation considers how New Zealand will look as a digital society in 2030, Kiwis need to take a moment to look back the equivalent period of the last 13 years, a prominent tech expert says.
InsurTechNZ News

New Zealand co-founds Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA)

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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NZ tech stars lead world first blockchain launch

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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Fresh tech advances driving growth in fintech

New Zealand financial sector will be able to provide their clients with unprecedented online advice from next year and a leading fintech expert today urged companies to start looking to the process sooner rather than later as the FMA is expecting substantial submissions early next year. FinTechNZ general manager James Brown says Kiwi companies will not … Continue reading "Fresh tech advances driving growth in fintech"