Wellington has been both vocal about its intent to be known as a major innovation hub and proactive about marketing the entire city.
Firstcheck allows users to snap pictures of a mole they are concerned about, have a dermatologist review their case, and receive feedback within three days.
Wellington startup Banqer has expanded to Australia, partnering with Netwealth to see 15,000 students across the country receive free access to the platform.
SuchCrowd is a crowdsourcing platform for events and uses highly targeted user-led promotion, rather than the age old tradition of telegraph posters and pushing out events to a large and mostly unrelated audiences. This model shifts the ownice from the event planner who is pressured to reach a certain ticket target required by the venue.
Wellington startup Method Recycling has applied design thinking principles to the question of how to ensure workers in corporate offices are recycling.
Looking to put their own spin on the Airtasker model in New Zealand are entrepreneurs Rosie Collins and Rachel Mataira, who are gearing up to launch one-off jobs platform Billie.
Swibo is a Wellington-based startup that provides physiotherapists with a balance training app to gamify the recovery and rehabilitation process of their patients. Swibo gamifies physiotherapy by transforming a user’s smartphone into a balance board.
New Zealand startup Little Yellow Bird believes that we should be giving serious thought to where our work uniforms are coming from and how they are being produced.
Wellington startup PartTimer looks to help students find part time jobs according to availability and location
PartTimer allows students to showcase their positive attributes and why employers should employ them, without a focus on experience.
Wellington’s Te Papa museum has this week opened the doors of its new innovation hub, Mahuki, to 10 startups looking to improve the way the museum functions and enhance visitor experiences through new technologies.
Equity crowdfunding platform PledgeMe helps raise NZ$1.2 million for Wellington craft brewery Parrotdog
Wellington-based equity crowdfunding platform PledgeMe yesterday launched what has already become the most successful campaign it’s ever run, raising over NZ$1.2 million for local craft beer brewery Parrotdog.
Wellington’s Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa has today launched a new innovation hub, Mahuki, which will look to offer local entrepreneurs a residential program through which they can develop new products and experiences for the culture, heritage, and learning sectors.
New Zealand accelerator program Lightning Lab has announced the inclusion of Chinese startup LiangMa into its latest program intake, with the hosting of an overseas team expected to help foster a cultural exchange between the New Zealand and Chinese startup ecosystem.
I have spoken many times in the last 12 months about how impressed I am by the New Zealand startup ecosystem. There are a number of initiatives and programs being rolled out there that I feel we should be launching in Australia. One of those programs is Venture Up, a youth entrepreneurship accelerator specifically for 16 to 24 year olds.
HoloSpace is literally a hologram through which you can custom build your own products and be taken on an educational journey when you look to buy a product.