TIN Member Spotlight: Howick Ltd

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Based in East Auckland, Howick Ltd manufactures high tech machinery for construction, producing bespoke solutions for clients in over 70 countries worldwide. Their sustained success in Europe and North America has laid a strong pipeline of contracts for ongoing growth. We sat down with CEO Nick Coubray to find out more about the company’s drivers of success and how Howick …

Event Recap – Tackling the Talent Challenge 

Sarah Gardyne Event Recap

“The tech skills shortage that we’re currently facing in the market is a very real problem,” said Steve Cotton, Regional Manager at tech recruitment agency Absolute IT, as he opened TIN’s recent  virtual roundtable discussion, called ‘ Tackling the Talent Challenge’.“The tech skills shortage that we’re currently facing in the market is a very real problem.”Steve Cotton – Regional Manager, Absolute …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 15 September 20

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou The news on Monday that Cabinet is holding steady on the current Alert Level restrictions until next week serves as a sobering reminder that the virus remains an active part of our communities. But there’s movement on the horizon with the news late last week that the Government is loosening the criteria for overseas workers being allowed …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 18 August 20

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora Barely a week after attending the ATEED-hosted Future Now event to discuss post-COVID recovery, and we are back in lockdown. It’s not what we hoped for or predicted. The past 18 months have been full of events none of us might have predicted. In an uncertain world it’s the cohesive, inclusive, diverse, transparent, and well-led economies that will prevail. The …

Event Recap – Myth-busting for Scale-ups: Capital Planning and the Listing Process

Sarah Gardyne Event Recap

Our online panel discussion, Myth-busting for Scale-ups: Capital Planning and the Listing Process, was one of the key events on the Techweek2020 calendar this year, presenting us with another opportunity to host a virtual TINTalk for participants from around the country. Our experienced panel consisted of Sarah Minhinnick, who heads up issuer relationships at NZX; Tim Wixon, head of technology …

Agritech Twitter Chat Recap

TIN100 Event Recap

Following the launch of the TIN New Zealand Agritech Insights Report and the Government’s launch of the Industry Transformation Plan for Agritech, we hosted our very first Twitter Chat, discussing what’s driving agritech innovation forward in NZ and what’s holding it back. We had a lively and informative discussion with contributions from a wide range of leading voices from NZ’s …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 28 July 20

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

After the recent launch of TIN’s inaugural NZ Agritech Insights Report at Fieldays Online, we joined Hon Damien O’Connor (Minister for Agriculture) and Hon Phil Twyford (Minister for Economic Development), along with Peter Wren-Hilton (Agritech NZ executive director) and David Downs (MBIE & NZTE) at an event in Tauranga to mark the launch of the Government’s Industry Transformation Plan for …

Harnessing the productivity of New Zealand’s tech firms for economic growth

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Frontier Firms inquiry: industry case studies New Zealand tech companies have a strong history of innovation, as evidenced by the more than $1B invested in R&D in 2019, and continue to scale up quickly due to a “global from day one” mindset. This year the Productivity Commission, with their Principal Advisor and TIN member Geoff Lewis, is conducting an inquiry …

TIN’s first ever Agritech Insights Report offers significant analysis of New Zealand’s Agricultural Technology export sector

Sarah Gardyne Press Release, Tech News, TIN News

AUCKLAND, 16 July 2020 Technology Investment Network (TIN) has released its first ever NZ Agritech Insights Report, providing compelling analysis of the size and scope of New Zealand’s leading agritech exporter companies, and the pipeline of promising Early Stage agritech companies. This inaugural report, launched at Fieldays Online yesterday, provides a closer look into NZ’s agricultural technology sector based on …