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Couchdrop secures investment from Punakaiki Fund for global growth

Christchurch data migration start-up company Couchdrop, which moves vast amounts of data for global clients, has closed an investment round with New Zealand’s premiere venture capital fund, Punakaiki Fund.

Dotterel raises $3m for sonic breakthrough tech: Konos microphone

Dotterel Technologies is today announcing the company has raised $3m to boost production of its breakthrough sound capture technology which records clear audio signals from anywhere, while filtering out unwanted noise on the fly.

'Tale of two halves' for NZ’s smartphone market as it drops 3.6% in 2021

The New Zealand smartphone market stumbled to the finish line in 2021, as supply issues and lockdowns negatively impacted the volume of smartphone shipments.

Online trading platform Tiger Brokers launches into New Zealand

Access to diverse markets from USA to Australia and Asia with competitive brokerage  Unique offering of options and futures to Kiwi investors  Feature rich tools from fundamental to technical for better analysis  Live streaming financial news and in-depth market data leading to more i

Exports to the USA show success of NZ's emerging high-tech sector - O'Connor

A new economic report shows the important role the United States plays as an export market for high-value and high-technology New Zealand products as the country builds its COVID-19 recovery, Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor said.

'Ten percent have clicked on fraudulent package notification link in 12 months'

Over the past year, the continued shift from in-person to virtual has provided fertile ground for cybercriminals- 33 percent of New Zealanders surveyed by Norton reported having experienced cybercrime in the past 12 months alone.

The green gap: Microsoft releases report on NZ's sustainability performance

Gap between environmental goals and reality shows where local organisations are struggling, and where work must focus to achieve New Zealand’s emissions targets

Chorus prepares to switch off first copper cabinets

Chorus has today confirmed it will switch off its first copper cabinets in mid-March as it continues to upgrade New Zealanders to its fibre network.

ArchiPro raises $35m to 'fast-track Australian growth'

Online building marketplace ArchiPro today announced the company has raised $35 million in a Series A funding round led by New York-based Tiger Global, with support from Icehouse Ventures, and Queenstown-based Liger Trading.

Works starts on Coastal Taranaki broadband upgrade

It’s a million-dollar revamp that aims to deliver digital gold for Coastal Taranaki.

The wireless broadband tower on the southern end of the Kaitake Range is getting a near million-dollar overhaul as part of the government’s recently announced Rural Capacity Upgrade initiative.