Rowan Simpson launches Rabble.co.nz, a directory of Kiwi tech companies

Rowan Simpson launches Rabble.co.nz, a directory of Kiwi tech companies

Tech entrepreneur Rowan Simpson has launched a directory of Kiwi companies including desktop and mobile software firms, SaaS companies and ecommerce players.

On his blog, Simpson said Rabble was designed to help people find work with startups.

"The biggest constraint for just about all of the good startups we know is finding good people to join the team – and meanwhile, smart people continue to work for big, boring companies. We want to liberate a few from corporate slavery," he said.

The site, which Simpson said was "no exhaustive list", has around 130 companies.

It could be used to help investors looking to put their money to work and help startups get advice, Simpson's blog said.

He also hopes to add more categories.