TINWire Tech News Roundup: 19 May 20

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou I trust you’re all enjoying new-found freedom under Alert Level 2, and that the past weekend saw you getting out from behind your screens and back to beaches, bike tracks and backyard catchups. Aside from the shift in our alert levels, last week’s other big news was Budget 2020. There have been a range of views expressed …

COVID-19 highlights how our market is working for Kiwi companies

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Mark Peterson – CEO, NZX Following the outstanding 10-year run of the S&P/NZX 50 into early 2020 – the acute impacts of COVID-19 have highlighted how our capital markets are working for Kiwi businesses and investors. NZX CEO, Mark Peterson, says we have not only seen relative resilience but the past two months have also showcased the important role of …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 5 May 20

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou The step down to Alert Level 3 last week will have brought welcome relief for many in our hospitality and retail sectors as online ordering of restaurant meals, coffees, and other essentials kicks into action and the engine room of our economy starts whirring again. A plethora of meal delivery services are bringing the nation its takeaway …

HARNESSING TECH’S SLINGSHOT EFFECT FOR NZ’S POST-COVID-19 RECOVERY

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Once New Zealand emerges from COVID-19 lockdown, the technology export sector presents one of the most robust opportunities to sustain NZ’s economic momentum in the face of the decline and uncertainly surrounding tourism, says TIN Managing Director, Greg Shanahan. Over the past five years, the gap in offshore income between international tourism and tech exports has narrowed as TIN-surveyed companies …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 22 April 20

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

The Prime Minister’s recent decision to take the country into Alert Level 3 from next week will bring welcome relief to a large slice of New Zealand’s workforce. Hundreds of thousands of workers can get back on the job and many small businesses can start trading again. Shoring up our economy remains key to long-term recovery. I believe that once …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 8 April 20

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

New Zealand has spent nearly two weeks in Level 4 lockdown, and I’m wondering how everyone is doing? Despite the distractions of lockdown memes, boogies, tik toks, and video-linked house parties, the severity of the situation hasn’t waned. The global economy is starting to hurt, corporations are making cuts, and previously infallible industries have taken a hit. The technology sector …

First ever NZ HealthTech Insights Report offers timely deep dive into NZ’s largest tech industry sub-sector: Healthcare Technology

Sarah Gardyne Press Release, Tech News, TIN News

“Now more than ever, the world needs effective solutions to big health problems.”Greg Shanahan – Managing Director, TIN. AUCKLAND, 8 April 2020 Technology Investment Network (TIN), in association with the Consortium for Medical Device Technologies (CMDT), has today released New Zealand’s first ever HealthTech Insights Report, offering a deep dive into the country’s largest tech industry sub-sector, Healthcare Technology. The …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 27 March 20

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

As we’ve heard many people say over the past days, weeks and now months, these are uncharted waters for all of us.  From my self-isolated home office on Auckland’s North Shore, I’m in my bubble, and will remain happily so for at least the next four weeks. However, that doesn’t mean everything – business, technology, innovation – the world as …

Life in Lockdown: Counting NZ’s Tech Blessings

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Who could have predicted at the start of 2020 that before March had ended we would all be at home in lockdown trying to avoid the catastrophe of a global pandemic. As we isolate ourselves to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it should be recognised that this is uncharted territory both for baby boomers (which includes myself) and the generations …

Q&A with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

TIN100 Tech News, TIN Member Spotlight, TIN News

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare with leaders of Manukau DHB / Middlemore Hospital, where they donated 12 myAIRVO devices for patient use. With 9.1% growth propelling their revenue over $1B, TIN member Fisher & Paykel Healthcare are the top revenue earner for New Zealand’s healthtech sector. In anticipation of the 24 March launch of the New Zealand HealthTech Insights Report, we’ve …