Entries by cs_admin

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; […]

Have Your Say: Research and development tax incentive

You may be aware of the upcoming changes proposed by the Government in respect of a Research and Development Incentive Scheme, effective from 1 April 2019. Here is the link to the relevant documents released by the Government, including the original discussion document and documents on the transition from Callaghan Innovation Growth Grants. The key changes proposed […]

A conversation with David Carter, Chair of Canterbury Tech

In the leadup to Techweek ’18 Christchurch based Seeds Podcast caught up with David Carter about the origins of Canterbury Tech, the annual Tech Summit, what makes Canterbury unique and the future of tech here for the next generation.  This is an extract from a 50 minute podcast interview which also went into David’s early […]

Showcasing New Zealand Tech

Join a group of New Zealand Tech Alliance communities to celebrate the launch of the AI Forum’s research report, Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand. Executive Director, Ben Reid will discuss key highlights, including the potential impact and opportunities for New Zealand. FinTechNZ’s Executive Director, James Brown will discuss the growth of the FinTech space and what FinTechNZ are […]

Chch tech brains team up to solve city’s challenges in hackathon

This article is supplied by LEW KAI PING from BIZEDGE, MARCH 20, 2018 Christchurch is one step closer to solutions for the city’s future challenges thanks to a 48-hour hackathon, hosted by Ministry of Awesome, which brought the best and brightest tech minds in Canterbury together at Epic Innovation Campus from March 16 to March […]

Social Enterprise – in New Zealand & around the world.

Our monthly speaker blog series picks up on themes that were discussed at our Cluster networking events. This month Steven Moe shares his expertise in Social Enterprise. For your free copy of the Social Enterprise in New Zealand handbook, please contact Steven. One of the interesting things about being involved in a relatively new sector like […]

Chch Tech Stories: Orbica

This blog post is brought to you by Mark Denholm from The Talent Hive. Specialists in connecting IT & Engineering professionals with the right career opportunities. Christchurch’s tech sector is proud to be world class, connected and creative. The Talent Hive has been working on a blog series with a number of Tech employers in the region […]

The agile career of today

Our monthly speaker blog series picks up on themes that were discussed at our Cluster networking events. This month Shary Vargo from Vargo + Lewis shares her insight into agile career paths.  In days gone by a career path was linear, there was a hierarchy to work your way up and a perceived sideways or […]

Emerging Tech in Health Symposium 2018

  How will healthcare be provided in over 10+ years? What part will technology play in the transformations that will occur through to the year 2030? This event will focus on models of care, and how they will change and be delivered. The presentations will have a clinical and patient outcome focus whilst highlighting how […]