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Electric vehicle transition technology wins big at International Awards

Wellington-based Critchlow Geospatial are honoured and delighted that their SwitchMyFleet solution has been announced as the winner of the Location-Based Services category at the prestigious Geospatial World Innovation Awards 2021 held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

NZ covid home isolation 'a step closer'

New Zealand’s managed isolation quarantine (MIQ) initiative has moved a step closer with the announcement of a partnership between Jupl NZ and Travel Lab NZ.

'Road crash expert goes hi-tech with exclusive kit'

Bruce Wilson is on a mission to give Kiwis a "fair go" and reduce death and serious injury on New Zealand roads, thanks to a Bosch Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) kit that downloads extensive data from a car's computer, proving what happened, without bias, and ultimately aiming to prevent similar cras

'State of AI in NZ' report reveals risk of businesses falling behind

New Zealand’s largest data specialist business, Qrious, has today released the inaugural State of AI in New Zealand report - providing the most complete picture yet of the extent of AI adoption across the country, and highlighting the need for kiwi businesses to mature their practices to avoid

Wellington tech company incentivises vaccinated clients

Raygun, an award-winning software company, has announced itself as on the way to being 100% immunised and is offering new vaccinated clients significant financial incentives.

CERT NZ challenges NZers to 'cyber up for Cyber Smart Week'

New Zealanders are being urged to ‘cyber up’ this week to help defend against the growing threat of cyber attacks. 

"Cyber attacks and scams are increasing in number and sophistication," says CERT NZ Director Rob Pope.

Aspiring Materials raises $1m from Icehouse Ventures for carbon capture tech

Climate-tech startup Aspiring Materials has raised $1 million to further expand its breakthrough carbon capture technology for reducing industrial carbon emissions.

The Christchurch-based company’s pre-seed funding round was led by Icehouse Ventures with support from Outset Ventures.

Gaming company seeks $800k via equity crowdfunding

Yesterday, Auckland-based gaming company CONICAL publicly launched its equity crowdfunding campaign to raise a minimum of $800,000 and a maximum of $1.39 million. The company is appealing to everyday Kiwis to join them as shareholders for a minimum investment of $1000.5.

Blockchain 'a key' to sustainable NZ green tech economy

Blockchain is fast growing into a mature technology that is touching many parts of the global economy, but still fresh to New Zealand.

Globally job listings for crypto and blockchain have been skyrocketing, growing 118 percent year on year in recent months.

Kiwi-owned company launches instant payment app

At last, New Zealand has its first digital wallet: Dosh.

Launching today, Dosh allows Kiwis to pay each other instantly using a smartphone app.