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Tackling the gender imbalance in Tech – Resource Library

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Bryn is on a one-man mission to tackle the gender imbalance in tech and generously donates his time and provides his own resources to do just that.   For the last six years, Bryn has run a weekly maker club for senior students at St Margaret’s College an independent girls’ school […]

Seequent appoints new CEO

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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, 2 June 2021 – Geoscience software company Seequent has promoted Graham Grant to Chief Executive Officer, following six years as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. In a planned transition, Grant succeeds Shaun Maloney, who has retired after a decade in the role. “On behalf of the Seequent board, I’d like […]

Placing People at the Centre of Security by Melonie Cole – Mindshift

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Mindshift is a Nelson-based business focussed on the people part of cyber security. Helping organisations reduce cyber risk introduced through training and awareness since 2018, Mindshift are proud to call some of Aotearoa’s biggest brands their customers.  This article by Melonie Cole, Mindshift’s owner talks about putting people at centre of […]

Congratulations to NZ Hi-Tech Awards Christchurch finalists

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Congratulations to all finalists in the NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2021 and good luck to you all during the final stages of judging! Special congratulations go to Christchurch based finalists Seequent, Link Engine Management, Custom D Ltd and Medsalv. Winners will be announced at the Hi-Tech Awards 2021 Gala Dinner on Friday the 28th of May at […]

Software Firms Join to Drive Growth In Australian Energy Market

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Christchurch-based technology company, Webtools Energy, has been bought by the Auckland-based software company, Agility CIS.  The deal saw customers, products and staff of Webtools Energy transition to Agility CIS on 31 October. Both companies specialise in building software solutions for the energy retail market, helping companies enhance end-user customer experience, […]

Seequent named a tech company to watch for impressive global growth

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Christchurch-headquartered global software company on a talent hunt to support continued growth; Seequent increases investment in technology innovation to help customers in over 100 countries solve important earth, environment and energy challenges CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 19 November 2020 – Global geoscience software company Seequent has been recognised for its impressive revenue increase in the annual Technology Investment Network (TIN) […]

Seequent and Microsoft Partner in Global Water Sustainability Commitments

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Seequent and Microsoft Partner in Global Water Sustainability Commitments CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 25 September 2020 – Global geoscience software company Seequent was this week highlighted as one of four global partners working with Microsoft and its customers to drive change for good around water quality and conservation. Microsoft President, Brad Smith, announced Microsoft’s commitment […]

Christchurch City Council using locally developed app for contact tracing

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As published on the Christchurch City Council website. A locally developed contact tracing app will help Christchurch City Council monitor who is using its facilities while the country is in COVID-19 Alert Level 2. The new Traceable Pro app has been developed by Christchurch technology company, Webtools Health and modified to meet […]

Techweek is moving to July 2020

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The following article is a media release by the Techweek team – Monday 30 March 2020 Techweek, New Zealand’s festival of technology and innovation, is going to look a little different this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Techweek2020 is moving to July and will only involve digital events. The […]

The Ministry of Awesome’ reflects the exciting new era of Christchurch startups

| Canterbury Tech

This interesting article was written by Steven Moe and published in The Spinoff about Ministry of Awesome and Canterbury’s thriving ecosystem. The role of Canterbury Tech and the Summit is also mentioned.   There’s an innovation renaissance brewing in post-earthquake Christchurch as multicultural entrepreneurship replaces the old boys’ network. This […]

US company acquires augmented reality system from Kiwi firm Smudge

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We are delighted to share this article about Canterbury based firm Smudge Apps Ltd. A Kiwi-made app which uses augmented reality (AR) to help retailers and restaurateurs visualise in-store elements before implementing them has been acquired by US firm InContext Solutions. “Gone are the days of having to imagine what […]

Industry partners sought for UC Masters of Applied Data Science students

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The message below is from the University of Canterbury, who are looking for industry organisations to host Masters of Applied Data Science students for project internships. These internships do not have to be paid, but Canterbury Tech’s stance on this is that: If you have a specific project where it’s […]

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