TINWIRE Tech News Roundup: 11 JUNE 18

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Hot on the heels of the 2018 TIN/MBIE release of The Investor’s Guide to the New Zealand Technology Sector, its satisfying to read that investors across the ditch are taking notice of its key messages – and investing in the early stage global innovators coming out of Aotearoa. Read the full article “NZ Tech Punching Above its Weight” here. In …

UNLOCKING GROWTH: TAPPING INTO THE RISING TIDE OF TECH FUNDING

Sarah Gardyne Event Recap, TIN News

TINTalk Event Wrap Up – Unlocking Growth: Tapping into the Rising Tide of Tech Funding (24 May, Auckland). Around 130 people, many early stage tech entrepreneurs, gathered at Auckland’s Generator to hear a stellar panel of investors and tech executives share their thoughts on how to obtain investment. By way of introduction, MC Greg Shanahan introduced the latest findings from …

TINWIRE 28 MAY 18

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News, Uncategorized

Innovation is certainly thriving in NZ! This fact was highly evident at our TechWeek TINTalk event last Thursday. Around 130 people – many from pioneering early stage companies – packed Auckland’s Generator to discuss ways to fund their companies’ continued growth. See below for more about this event and the latest NZ early stage tech successes, along with details on …

ANNUAL INVESTOR’S GUIDE SHOWS NEW ZEALAND’S EARLY STAGE TECH COMPANIES BOLSTERED BY RISING DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN INVESTMENT

Sarah Gardyne Press Release

ANNUAL INVESTOR’S GUIDE SHOWS NEW ZEALAND’S EARLY STAGE TECH COMPANIES BOLSTERED BY RISING DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN INVESTMENT Auckland, May 24, 2018 – Rising domestic investment in New Zealand’s early stage technology companies is creating more opportunities for follow-on investment from a growing number of international investors. This is according to the third annual Investor’s Guide to the New Zealand Technology …

TINWIRE Tech News Roundup: 14 MAY 18

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News, Uncategorized

It was my privilege to catch up with members of Navman’s leadership “dream team” last Monday at the excellent Grow North summit. For me, this group of highly successful tech leaders epitomize the term “success breeds success.” After the sale of Navman, Sir Peter Maire has gone on to be involved in multiple NZ tech firms including Invenco and Fusion …

TINWIRE Tech News Roundup: 30 April 18

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

The new Global Startup Ecosystems Report released this month features feedback from more than 10,000 founders from 24 countries, including New Zealand. It reveals that global venture capital investments in startups hit a decade high in 2017, with over US$140 billion invested. If your New Zealand tech company is looking for investment then TIN’s upcoming Auckland TechWeek event on 24 …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 16 April 18

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Heightened investment in New Zealand’s early stage tech companies dominate our news stories this week. One region that lays claim to a burgeoning number of these startups is the “Grow North” region north of Auckland’s Harbour Bridge. TIN is proud to announce its partnership with the Grow North Innovation District to produce the first ever TIN Regional Technology Industry Report …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 3 April 18

TIN100 Tech News, TIN News

I trust you all had a relaxing Easter break! CEO succession planning has been a key theme of late, with the recent announcements of C-suite changes within some of our most successful tech companies – Vista Group and Xero to name just two. Our highly successful TINShed event on 22 March held at Generator’s Excelsior House in Auckland, allowed CEOs …

Founder Exits: To Sell or Not to Sell

TIN100 Event Recap

Auckland’s first TINShed event for 2018 was held at Generator’s trendy executive lounge on the top floor of Excelsior House, Britomart. The stellar panel of TIN company CEOs spoke candidly about the factors influencing their eventual decisions to exit, through the sale of their companies. The dynamic challenges faced by founders and CEOs at different phases of a business’ growth …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 20 March 18

TIN100 Tech News, TIN News

It’s been a fortnight for a “changing of the guard” with the surprise announcement that Rod Drury is stepping away from the CEO role at Xero, to be replaced by experienced tech CEO Steve Vamos as part of a succession planning move. Drury has been an inspiration within NZ’s tech scene, building Xero from scratch over the past 12 years. …