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TIN MENTOR SERIES: Unlocking Growth

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Our Wellington TINTalk, The Mentor Series: Unlocking Growth was held last Wednesday, 4 July, at Biz Dojo. Over 40 people attended the event to hear the thoughts and experiences of our stellar panel on how to obtain investment and upscale and the benefits of ultimately listing on the NZX. MC Greg Shanahan introduced the latest findings from the 2018 Investor’s …

UNLOCKING GROWTH: TAPPING INTO THE RISING TIDE OF TECH FUNDING

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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 …

Founder Exits: To Sell or Not to Sell

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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 …

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CEO Learnings: Reflections on What Makes an Effective Tech CEO in 2017

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Around thirty CEOs from TIN companies across the country gathered at the new high-tech Generator co-working space in Auckland’s Viaduct, to discuss the topic “CEO Learnings: Reflections on What Makes an Effective Tech CEO in 2017.” “On a high growth track, you are always carving off a new path – whether that be intentional or accidental. There is no handbook.”Vaughan …

Wellington Launch of the 2017 TIN Report

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A stellar line-up featuring Kirsty Godfrey-Billy of Xero, Roger Shakes of Postr Media and Clive Spink of Pukeko Pictures made up the panel for our Wellington launch event, held recently at NZX’s harbourside offices. Panelists discussed their key competitive points of difference, the role of funding in their growth to date and the role of Wellington as the digital media …

Christchurch Launch of the 2017 TIN Report

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Shaun Maloney, CEO of ARANZ Geo, was the guest speaker at our Christchurch launch event held at EY’s new offices overlooking the River Avon. The event was attended by a range of TIN200 and professional services companies, all keen to hear from the company recently crowned as the NZTE “Export Innovator of the Year” at the recent NZ Innovation Awards. …

Launch of the 2017 TIN Report

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“This has been a defining year for the TIN200 companies”, said TIN managing director Greg Shanahan. “We’ve seen a sustained increase of around 8% in both revenue growth and exports but more significantly, the real story is the integral part that the technology sector now plays in the country’s economy.” Share this Post

Kiwi tech company CEO's attend Lure of the US TIN100 event.

Lure of the US – TINTalk Recap

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Our recent Lure of the US event was one of our most successful yet.  The US market is increasingly important to the success of the New Zealand technology sector and we’re all keen to learn from the experiences — both good and bad — of those companies who’ve made the break to the US. “In our case we moved there …

2017 Investor’s Guide Joins Enterprise Angels in Tauranga

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TIN took its 2017 Investor’s Guide to the New Zealand Technology Sector to Tauranga recently and co-staged a launch event with Enterprise Angels at Craigs Investment Partners. Tauranga-based Enterprise Angels is New Zealand’s leading Angel investment group; it operates two funds and an online investor platform, AngelEquity. The event featured a panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges of investor/investee …

Investor Activity in New Zealand Tech Sector Continues to Intensify

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TIN100 and MBIE launch second annual “Investor’s Guide to the New Zealand Technology Sector” Auckland, May 9, 2017 – Investment in New Zealand’s technology companies continues to rise, with record amounts of funding coming from offshore investors, according to the second annual Investor’s Guide to the New Zealand Technology Sector published jointly by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment …