TINWire Tech News Roundup: June 22

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou Here at TIN we are very excited as the date for our ‘in-person’ launch of the 2022 Agritech Insights Report nears. Join us, in Hamilton, next Thursday as we discuss the key findings of the report. Gain insight from a panel of established and fast growing agritech companies and make the most of the opportunity to network …

TIN Member Spotlight: TOMRA Fresh Food

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN Member Spotlight, TIN News

TOMRA Fresh Food, a business area of TOMRA, is the new name for the New Zealand-based company created through the 2020 unification of produce sorting companies Compac Sorting Equipment and BBC Technologies, which were acquired by Norwegian company TOMRA in 2016 and 2018 respectively. FY21 is the first reporting period for the new company, and the combined revenues of the …

TIN Member Spotlight: Trimax Mowing Systems

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN Member Spotlight, TIN News

Trimax Mowing Systems manufactures professional turf maintenance equipment, designing, developing, and building high quality roller mowers since 1981. The company climbed an impressive 59 places in the 2021 TIN Report versus the 2020 TIN Report, entering the TIN100 at rank 64. Michael Sievwright, CEO of Trimax, says that the best business decision made in 2021 was continuing investment in the …

TIN Member Spotlight: Bluelab

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The tenacity of high-tech agricultural technology manufacturer Bluelab over the past few challenging years delivered them a deserved place on the EY Ten Companies to Watch list for the first time in the 2021 TIN Report, with 91.1% growth, or $18.6m in new revenue. As demand for Bluelab’s automation, monitoring and control systems for Controlled Environment plant growers increased, despite …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 17 May 22

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou Will 2022 be the year that tech is truly recognised as the powerhouse it is within the wider NZ economy? At TIN we certainly like to think so and believe the 18th edition of the TIN Report, profiling the top 200 companies in the sector, will lend more weight to New Zealanders perception of the vital importance …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 20 April 22

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou Even the biggest optimists amongst us wouldn’t claim 2022 has got off to a brilliant start. But despite the global upheavals, skills shortages and supply chain issues, New Zealand tech companies are continuing to thrive, as evidenced by our inaugural Fintech Insights Report which we launched with a fascinating panel discussion recently. We’re also aiming to keep …

Visa Launches Programme to Help Creators Navigate NFTs

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

One-year immersion programme is designed to bring together a global cohort of creators interested in building their business with NFTs, and New Zealand entrepreneurs are invited to submit interest. Right now, some 50 million artists, musicians and creators of all stripes publish content as a full or part-time source of income.[1]  With an estimated market size of more than US$100 …

TIN Member Spotlight: Devoli

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN Member Spotlight, TIN News

Auckland-based Devoli, founded in 2008, is a provider of software and network services for internet service providers (ISPs) and companies with complex network needs. Devoli offers automation tools and interaction software to on-board customers. Automation is what differentiates Devoli from its competitors, having automated the provisioning and management of voice and data networks within Australia and New Zealand using suppliers’ …

TIN Member Spotlight: Seequent

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN Member Spotlight, TIN News

Seequent was one of our EY Ten Companies to Watch winners in 2020 with an impressive revenue growth of more than 83%. 2021 was an equally transformational year for Seequent, starting with the company being acquired by Bentley Systems for more than NZ$1Billion in June, the appointment of new CEO Graham Grant in the same month and then strategic acquisitions …

TIN Member Spotlight: Fingermark

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN Member Spotlight, TIN News

Established in 2005, Fingermark has spent 16 years developing and commercialising leading edge data-driven, digital technology solutions to address the problems that really matter to their customers and their customers’ teams. Fingermark has built strategic partnerships with global leaders in two of the world’s biggest industries, Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) and Mining. With a focus on customer experience and human …