Insights

New Zealand tech exports are now worth more than $10 billion a year

- November 8, 2021 3 MIN READ

Tech exports from New Zealand generated NZ$10.4 billion in export revenue in FY2021, up 14.4% on the previous year, according to the annual Technology Investment Network (TIN) Report. The TIN Report, now in its 17th year, benchmarks the performance of New Zealand’s 200 largest globally-focused technology companies, categorised according to the primary sectors of biotech,… Read more »

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In a global legal first, an Australian court ruled that machines are inventors, so how long before AI rules technology?

- August 6, 2021 4 MIN READ

What does it mean to be an inventor? In patent law, designed to protect the intellectual property of inventors, officials are used to thinking of inventors as humans, taking an “inventive step” – a new way of doing something — not obvious to a person skilled in the same art. But last week — in… Read more »

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News & Analysis

Victorian startups created nearly 6000 new jobs in just 3 years

- July 21, 2021 3 MIN READ

A new report into Victoria’s startup sector reveals that any politician wanting to promise voters jobs should be looking to back startups.  The Startup Employment in Victoria report bydealroom.co, in collaboration with LaunchVic, found a 10.75% increase in startup jobs year-on-year between 2018 and 2020. Around 5,900 direct new local jobs were created by local… Read more »

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Ignition Lane Weekly Wrap: Australian space takes off, edtech learnings, Facebook hits $1 trillion

- July 5, 2021 6 MIN READ

Welcome to Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap, where they cut through the noise to bring you their favourite insights from the technology and startup world. Ignition Lane works with ambitious business leaders to apply the Startup Mindset to their technology, product and commercialisation problems.  This wrap goes out free to subscribers every Saturday. Don’t forget you can catch Gavin Appel discussing… Read more »

Bill Gates
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Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Microsoft joins $2 trillion club, China’s US IPO rush, a16z’s mega crypto fund, a big week for Australian raises

- June 28, 2021 6 MIN READ

Welcome to Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap, where they cut through the noise to bring you their favourite insights from the technology and startup world. Ignition Lane works with ambitious business leaders to apply the Startup Mindset to their technology, product and commercialisation problems.  This wrap goes out free to subscribers every Saturday. Don’t forget you can catch Gavin Appel discussing… Read more »

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Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Flying high, brave Nuix world, Klarna’s great leap, Future is here and the small hands of billionaires

- June 20, 2021 4 MIN READ

Welcome to Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap, where they cut through the noise to bring you their favourite insights from the technology and startup world. Ignition Lane works with ambitious business leaders to apply the Startup Mindset to their technology, product and commercialisation problems.  This wrap goes out free to subscribers every Saturday. Don’t forget you can catch Gavin Appel discussing… Read more »