Entries by cs_admin

The Internet of Things: A Revolution in Health & Wellbeing?

You are invited to a one-off event featuring international thought-leader Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino hosted by SIGNAL ICT Graduate School and Ara, Institute of Canterbury. How might data about people be gathered, and by whom? How might that data be used to improve the delivery of health services? Where is there potential for commercial products and services […]

NZTech Board Nominations required by 14 June 2017

Board Nominations Nominations for the NZTech Board close 5pm next Wednesday 14 June. We encourage you to send in your nominations for a role on the NZTech Board. This year there are vacancies for the following positions: Major Corporate (3 positions) Corporate – Other (2 positions) Business (1 position) Government/Education (1 position) It is important […]

Entries Open 2017 NZ Innovation Awards!

        From the humble paperclip, to building rockets, to feeding hungry kids, to cola with a conscience. Kiwis have innovation in their bones and we want to recognise and celebrate innovation. Tell us about your product, service, process or business. You could be a one-man band, a company of few or a large […]

2017 Tech Skills Demand Survey

The 2017 Tech Skills Demand Survey is now live and our members have been invited to take part.  Created by the New Zealand Digital Skills Forum, this survey will determine exactly what skills are required by the industry for tomorrow. Survey answers will provide the tech sector and Government with the first real picture of the […]

Digital Wedding Planner Wins Startup Weekend Christchurch

  Startup Weekend is a format of super intensive business accelerators held around the world in which entrepreneurs are required to conceptualise, test, and build the foundations of a new business in just 54 hours. This weekend was the fifth in Christchurch. Binder was awarded first place this evening, coming out on top of 12 […]

2017 Hi-Tech Awards winners announced

Record number attend gala dinner Highlights: Pushpay named PwC Hi-Tech Company of the Year Frances Valintine inducted into the NZ Hi-Tech Hall of Fame RedShield Security takes out two awards Record number of entries 910 attendees at record-breaking gala dinner Pushpay was the big winner at the 2017 Hi-Tech Awards gala dinner in Auckland tonight, […]

Could Christchurch become New Zealand’s Silicon Valley?

With Christchurch’s first Techweek over and done, Jonathan Cotton takes a moment to look back and ask the question seemingly on every tech-conscious Cantabrian’s lips: Could Christchurch become the centre of New Zealand’s burgeoning tech boom? ‘The Next Silicon Valley’ seems to be a term that describes everywhere and nowhere at the same time. The […]

From Start-up to Scale-up // Masterclass

It’s easy to start up a start-up…but what about when it’s time to scale-up? Once you’ve validated your idea fits a market need, you need new skills, a bigger team and a different culture. You have to change your mindset! Hear from Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, Bill Reichert, on how to make […]

Christchurch Marketing Firm Wins Global Marketing Award

Congratulations to Canterbury Tech members, Concentrate, for their HubSpot Impact Award which recognises excellence in digital marketing amongst HubSpot’s 3,400 member community worldwide. The award was for its work with Christchurch-based electronics exporter AuCom Electronics. “Digital marketing is so important for New Zealand’s technology exporters as it enables them to compete more effectively anywhere in the world,” says […]

Have Your Say: Proposed changes to immigration policy settings: Suite of proposed changes to the Essential Skills visa

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is consulting on proposed changes to temporary work visa settings, through the Essential Skills visa policy. The changes aim to ensure that settlement expectations are clear for temporary labour migrants and that the settings enable access to migrant labour where there is genuine need. We are consulting […]