Venture

New research highlights what’s stopping Kiwi businesses going global

Kiwi businesses have global ambitions but Covid-19 and international payments are the most significant barriers to expanding overseas, according to…

4 months ago

Rise Up competition champions female entrepreneurship in Aotearoa

Five inspirational female entrepreneurs will pitch their business to a high-profile judging panel and online audience as they vie to…

6 months ago

Stuff kicks off Forever Fund with WildClean investment

Stuff commits $1 million to its new Stuff Forever Fund, to be used to invest in start-up businesses that have…

6 months ago

20 years of Superette: A chat with Rickie Dee

Iconic for its array of designer garments, accessories and homeware, premium retailer Superette will be celebrating 20 years in business next year.…

6 months ago

Invivo enters crypto market with Graham Norton He-Devil NFTs

Today, New Zealand wine and spirits producer Invivo enters the crypto market for their celebrity wine brands Graham Norton’s Own…

6 months ago

SheEO names its ‘2021 New Zealand Ventures’

Five of Aotearoa’s rising woman-led businesses have been named the successful 2021 SheEO Ventures earning huge support to amplifying business…

6 months ago

Visa invites startups in NZ to build next generation digital payment capabilities

Visa, the world leader in digital payments, is looking for startups from Australia, New Zealand and across Asia Pacific to…

6 months ago

Necessity is the mother of invention: How SMEs are navigating Covid and why they are worth the investment

Opinion piece by Tammy Milani It is easy to forget that small businesses, or SMEs, are the powerhouse of the…

6 months ago

NZ start-up empowers Kiwis to grow-their-own vegetables, with seed delivery service and world-first digital tools

Kiwis keen to get their green fingers moving, save money and be more self-sufficient can start their own gardening journey…

6 months ago

Weleda celebrates 100 years of connecting people with nature

Weleda, the world-leading manufacturer of certified organic and natural skincare and medicines is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. The…

7 months ago

Shopify brings entrepreneurship to Spotify

Shopify, the leading global commerce platform, today announced a strategic partnership with Spotify aimed at giving artists the creative freedom…

7 months ago

Makeway for Hey Hey: here to shake up the RTD market

Joining the popular RTD market, Hey Hey is the first new brand from MOA Brewing Co,launched in a bid to expand the…

7 months ago

Switch to digital pays off in the long-run for small to medium businesses

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, has released the fifth edition of its Small and Medium Business Trends Report, which reveals…

7 months ago

Leading women’s health brand, Eve launch the most royal of all probiotics

New Zealand wellness brand Eve has recently launched Queen V, a premium probiotic that contains four scientifically studied strains for…

8 months ago

Introducing Tipping Point: Al Brown’s first-ever range of NZ wines

Renowned New Zealand chef Al Brown and his winemaking friends have joined forces to launch Tipping Point, a wine brand…

8 months ago

The Aussie fitness sensation that has made its way to NZ shores

Founded in Australia, Body Fit Training (BFT) has quickly become one of the hottest new fitness communities in the world. Having made…

8 months ago

The plant-based coffee company bringing innovative alternatives to Aotearoa

Plant Projects Coffee is a New Zealand owned and operated company on a mission to provide customers with innovative plant…

8 months ago

Announcing Glorious: the creative NFT studio & marketplace featuring Dan Carter, Six60 & more

A collective of Kiwi super-talent has joined forces to launch a game-changing creative NFT studio and marketplace called Glorious.  With an…

8 months ago

Mission complete: Stake partners with Urbanaut Brewery in celebration of Rocket Lab IPO

With Rocket Lab planned to land on the US stock market on Monday 23 August, leading digital brokerage Stake is…

9 months ago

Starmate launches online event for women considering a career change

Startmate is excited to launch Liminal* ㄧ a free, online event built for women who are curious about ditching their…

9 months ago

World first virtual test ride from Kiwi-based global leader in EUVs

UBCO the global leader in electric utility vehicles, based in Tauranga, is proud to launch a world first 'virtual test ride' experience…

9 months ago

Fix & Fogg announces Whole Foods Market USA partnership

Kiwi nut butter company Fix & Fogg, has just announced its partnership with Whole Foods Market, the world’s number one…

9 months ago

Dovetail launches AUD$10 million venture capital fund

Kiwi company Dovetail is launching a venture capital fund to invest in the companies they've helped build from the ground…

10 months ago

Kōkako turns 20: A story of grassroots and gumption

Auckland specialty coffee roasters, Kōkako, is turning 20 this September. The New Zealand-owned and operated business has been through many…

10 months ago

Entries open: $1million startup challenge for young entrepreneurs

Running until 6 August, Icehouse Ventures’ First Cut Startup Challenge, is giving one young entrepreneur the chance to pitch a…

10 months ago

Eve Wellness: Changing the game for Women’s Health

New Zealand company Eve Wellness is all about helping women better understand their bodies. Backed by a team of scientists and nutritionists,…

10 months ago

Wellington eco products company saves one million pieces of plastic from landfill

As Plastic Free July kicks off, leading sustainable products business Munch is celebrating a massive plastic-free milestone - 1 million…

10 months ago

Dragon’s Den for the disability sector, a major milestone for access citizens

The Global Centre of Possibility at AUT (GCOP) is launching its flagship programme for possibility leadership. Thirteen access entrepreneurs and…

11 months ago

Calling all wāhine and non-binary entrepreneurs, SheEO Venture applications are now open

SheEO has put out the call for Aotearoa-based wāhine and non-binary entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds who are working on the “World’s…

11 months ago

Prospa surpasses $2 billion in lending to small business economy

Prospa is pleased to announce it has delivered over $2 billion in lending to date through its financial technology platform…

11 months ago