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Smudge Apps: The Chch tech firm making a difference with NZ Police

The New Zealand Police has banished thousands of hours of paperwork thanks to a Christchurch tech company, Smudge Apps. The company worked alongside the police to develop a mobile app designed to help frontline police combat family violence. The app, OnDuty Family Harm, provides officers comprehensive information at the touch of a fingertip. “Previously, police […]

Seequent named finalist in NZ’s Westpac Champion Business Awards

Cluster Member and Canterbury Tech Summit sponsor Seequent have been named a finalist in the prestigious Westpac Champion Business Awards 2018, in the category of ‘Lyttleton Port Company Champion Medium/ Large Exporter’. Shaun Maloney, CEO, says the nomination is a fantastic acknowledgement for the team who have delivered some stunning achievements for the company over the past […]


If you are not participating in the digital part of a buyer’s journey you are increasingly invisible. This is especially true for firms selling hi-tech products and services. This workshop will help you be more visible online, and employ digital tactics to attract, nurture and convert sales leads. You can achieve a more efficient sales […]

Global learning initiative Boma launches in New Zealand

A new global learning initiative with links to New Zealand sets out to walk the walk while talking the talk to help solve future problems on a huge scale. Boma launched in Christchurch on Thursday. Christchurch-based Kaila Colbin is one of four partners who started the organisation. Colbin said Boma will deliver a range of learning events […]

Venture Downunder & DealCamp Opportunities

Venture Downunder is an exclusive boutique conference in New Zealand for local and international VCs to get together, learn, and me et some of Australia and New Zealand’s best startups. As part of the conference, there will be the DealCamp, featuring 12 of the best growth companies in ANZ who will present to the room of investors, […]

Verizon Connect celebrates its Christchurch roots

This article is reposted from Christchurch Tech Stories – celebrating our local tech scene. For more case studies visit: https://www.techstory.co.nz/case-studies/ From homegrown tech talent to multinational enterprise, Verizon Connect (formerly Telogis) still calls Christchurch home. With offices in 15 countries across the world including London, Sydney and Chicago, the Canterbury success story first started with a […]

Effect of online shopping on personal & freight transport in urban areas

You are requested to take part in an online survey related to the study on ‘Effect of online shopping on personal and freight transport in urban areas’. The study is being conducted by Ashu Kedia, a PhD student in Transportation Engineering, under the guidance of Professor Alan Nicholson (Emeritus Professor in Transportation) and Dr. Diana Kusumastuti (Lecturer in […]

Vodafone xone rallies Class of 2018 for launch

Vodafone has announced its upcoming Vodafone xone class of 2018, as it gets set to take nine of New Zealand’s best tech-based startups global. Head of xone and innovation Lauren Merritt says that in xone’s third year of operation, they’re thrilled to work with both established and first-time founders. “They are working in a diverse […]

Two Christchurch based startups named on international business impact list

14 June 2018. Christchurch New Zealand Recently named startup company of the year; Banqer has been recognized as being among the top global companies making a positive difference in the world. These companies were selected for creating the most positive overall impact on their customers based off of an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the […]

Technology business leader Mitchell Pham to be celebrated with Kea World Class New Zealand Award

Auckland, New Zealand: Wednesday 30th May, 2018 New Zealand’s most prestigious celebration of individual achievement, the Kea World Class New Zealand (WCNZ) Awards, has today announced six of its 2018 award recipients. In addition to Pham, this year’s winners include innovator and engineer, Peter Beck; AI trailblazer Mark Sagar; award-winning actor and producer Cliff Curtis; […]