Making any startup work is a terrifying balancing act: trying to get investment for your ideas without losing control of them, while constantly risking your financial neck. But that wasn't the case for 3D-visualisation company Nextspace when it was first created back in 2007. It was born as a not-for-profit with a taxpayer-funded silver spoon in its mouth. Now it seems reality is sinking in.
Everything you ever wanted to know about sugar and sustainability but were too afraid (or high on lollies) to ask
Andy Kenworthy peeks inside Auckland's FoodBowl innovation centre for insights.
Wetox goes panning for phosphates and comes up with $1 million.
Biz whiz Derek Handley reckons sustainability and innovation would make for smashing bedfellows.
We're all junkies for fracking – with no conviction to quit.
Stephen Ford is into mushrooms. He's growing tiny fungal spores that kill off pests, boring through their skin and sucking out their insides.
Innovation is pretty much the only thing that can prevent New Zealand from becoming a second-class plantation nation.
Doing business in a way that means you can keep doing it for the foreseeable future
A combination of Kiwi practices, verdant land and cash from clued-up investors like Sam Morgan yields Leitíssimo three times the production it would generate in New Zealand. Is this the end of our dairy industry - or the next step for IP?