Intelligent merchandising platform Insite AI has raised $1.8 million (NZ$2 million) in a funding round led by New Zealand firm Goat Ventures and landed a pilot with Chemist Warehouse.
Auckland startup PredictHQ has raised US$10 million ($13.8 million, NZ$14.8 million) in a Series A round led by US firm Aspect Ventures.
Having built a base in Australia over the past nine months, India-founded rideshare company Ola has announced its expansion into New Zealand.
New Zealand startup Re-Leased has raised NZ$2.3 million ($2.11 million) in funding to further its growth in the UK and other international markets.
The UK is a natural contender for an Australian business looking to go global, but there are a couple of key things to think about before making the move.
AirTree Ventures has announced its investment in New Zealand human resources startup Joyous, whose platform looks to make it easier for employees to manage regular HR processes and interactions.
Aquafortus has created technology that takes in wastewater with high levels of salinity & separates brines into dry mineral salts & clean water.
More investment was poured into New Zealand startups than ever before in 2017, with NZ$86 million ($81.7 million) invested into 111 companies.
New Zealand startup Flossie is a software platform helping customers easily find, book, and pay for beauty appointments at partner salons.
Dunedin startup CodeLingo has raised NZ$540,000 ($494,000) in seed funding from Australian venture capital firms Right Click Capital and Reinventure.
New Zealand is on the hunt for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to help drive a “forward-looking digital agenda” and prepare and oversee a national digital roadmap for the next decade.
New Zealand startup Fergus, which has created a job management platform for trades businesses, has raised $3.5 million in a funding round led by Australia’s firm Microequities Venture Capital Fund, a joint venture between Microequities Asset Management and Equity Venture Partners.
Techstars Adelaide grad Dotterel Technologies, a startup developing noise reduction and audio recording tech for drones, has raised $500,000 in funding.
With consumers time-poor, the aim is for Cove to deliver “the most intuitive mobile experience of any insurer in the world”.