TIN’s inaugural Fintech Insights Report provides deep dive into $2 billion financial technology export sector

Sarah Gardyne Press Release, Tech News, TIN News

AUCKLAND, 6 April 2022 – Technology Investment Network (TIN), with the support of FinTechNZ, has today released New Zealand’s first ever Fintech Insights Report, offering a deep dive into one of the country’s fastest-growing tech export sectors, with global revenues of nearly $2 billion. The inaugural report provides a close look at the country’s Fintech export sector based on data …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 22 March 22

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou TIN companies continue to power New Zealand’s economic growth, none more so than those in the Fintech sector which remains one of the fastest growing market sectors.   Last year Fintech contributed 25% of the growth for the TIN200 companies (NZ’s 200 largest technology “exporters”).  Next month TIN celebrates the launch on April 6 of our inaugural …

Interoperability – the design challenge for once mysterious cryptocurrencies

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

By Anthony Watson, Visa Country Manager, New Zealand and South Pacific Just over a decade ago, digital currencies like crypto were perceived as a somewhat intriguing and mysterious concept. Over time, however, they’ve become more mainstream and now nearly one in ten (9.5%) New Zealanders are investing in crypto – an increase of about 7% since March 2020 – and …

TIN Member Spotlight: DataTorque

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN Member Spotlight, TIN News

DataTorque has appeared on TIN’s Absolute IT Supreme Scale Ups list four times already. With 26% revenue growth since 2020, DataTorque will continue growing rapidly in the coming years, with its excellent results buoyed by the signing of $60m worth of contracts since 2018. DataTorque has been at the forefront of revenue management system automation over the last 20 years, …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 22 February 22

helen.wedge Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou The first six weeks of 2022 have hardly been business as usual, as we were all undoubtedly hoping for. But they haven’t been all doom and gloom either, at least not in the tech sector. While the pandemic continues to rampage its way around the world here in Aotearoa our tech companies are continuing to ramp up …

TIN Member Spotlight: JAVLN

helen.wedge Tech News, TIN Member Spotlight, TIN News

Over the last five years, the Fintech sector has consistently maintained its status as the fastest-growing secondary sector on the TIN200, registering a 5-year CAGR of 32% in 2021, with New Zealand fintech companies continuing to perform exceptionally well in spite of Covid, and an increasing number of early-stage fintech companies debuting on TIN’s 100 Early-Stage companies list. TIN member …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 21 December 21

helen.wedge Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou Welcome to our final TINWire for this year. As we farewell 2021, it’s a good time to reflect on what has been a truly defining year, characterised by upheaval, uncertainty and unprecedented challenges in many quarters. But it was also a record-setting year for New Zealand tech as milestones were smashed, despite the disruption caused by COVID-19. …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 7 December 21

helen.wedge Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou  Freedom Day is well and truly upon us, and in Tāmaki Makaurau we’re still celebrating after nearly four months in lockdown.  It’s been great to see our hospitality sector back in business and the public tempo lifts a notch as freedoms return and the new pandemic framework beds in throughout the motu.  Meanwhile, the upbeat tempo of the tech sector continues unabated.  The …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 23 November 21

helen.wedge Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou This week’s arrival of the print edition of the 2021 TIN Report on desks around the country was heralded by another period of intense activity for New Zealand’s tech companies.   The recent news that Sir Peter Jackson is to sell Weta Digital’s technology division to American 3D game-development platform Unity for around NZ$2.3 billion is the latest in a flurry of deals …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 9 November 21

helen.wedge Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou I’m pleased to announce that in the midst of what’s been an especially challenging time across New Zealand, the 2021 TIN Report is now available! This year, TIN surveyed a sector that had experienced a full year operating under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic – and what we discovered is inspiring. The New Zealand tech sector …