TINWire Tech News Roundup: 5 Feb 2018

TIN100 Tech News, TIN News

Welcome to 2018! And what a great start – with Rocket Lab’s first successful commercial space launch in the Southern Hemisphere! Check out our exclusive soundbite from founder Peter Beck below. Some of our early stage tech companies have also kicked off 2018 with significant capital raises – we look forward to celebrating what the coming year brings for others in our …

TINWire Tech News Round Up: 18 Dec 17

TIN100 Tech News, TIN News

Welcome to the December 18 issue of TINWire — our last for 2018. On behalf of the TIN team, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy, peaceful and innovative New Year. The close of the year is always a good time to take stock. And what a year it’s been. …

Medtech company Veriphi to launch capital raise

TIN100 Tech News, TIN News

Medtech company Veriphi is to launch a capital raise offer for $2 million via Snowball Effect to commercialise its ground-breaking, laser-based analyser that minimises the risk of intravenous medication error in hospitals. Veriphi, which was one of the Early Stage Companies in this year’s TIN Report, was co-founded by Greg Shanahan. Veriphi raised capital on Snowball Effect in 2016. Since …

What makes an effective Tech CEO - TINShed Auckland Networking Event Recap

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

TIN100 Event Recap, TIN News

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 …

TIN Companies Target New Business in Asia

TIN100 Tech News, TIN News

TIN200 exports grew by 5.3% in Asia in the 2017 financial year. This market now contributes $0.52B of total TIN200 offshore revenues, and the TIN200 employ 1,660 staff in the region. China’s strong GDP has particularly benefited our High-tech Manufacturing companies, with this primary sector growing by 42.4% in Asia in the past year. Investment in TIN companies by Asian …

Launch of the 2017 TIN Report

TIN100 Event Recap, TIN News

“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

TIN Report Profiles New Zealand’s Growing Māori Technology Ecosystem in Inaugural Feature

TIN100 Press Release, TIN News

Auckland, 17 October 2017 – Māori-owned or Māori investment-backed technology companies are making a significant contribution to New Zealand’s technology sector; a trend that looks set to grow, according to the annual 2017 TIN Report launched in Auckland this evening. The TIN Report analyses the performance of the top 200 New Zealand-founded high-tech companies in the areas of Information and …

Overcoming Trade Barriers

TIN100 Tech News, TIN News

The recent news that MFAT has launched a new Trade Barriers website will be welcomed by many TIN companies. The website has been designed to help exporters notify government of non-tariff barriers that are holding them back from competing effectively overseas, and to remove the guesswork for those who are unsure about where to turn for help. The issue of …

TIN Companies Post Full Year Announcements

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A number of public TIN companies issued full year results recently, with mixed results. Among the strong performers was F&P Healthcare (ranked 3rd in the 2016 TIN100), reporting a record net profit after tax of NZ$169.2 million for the year ended 31 March 2017, an increase of 18% over the previous year. Xero (5th in the 2016 TIN100) announced $360 …