State of flux

With so many accelerators and incubators in the New Zealand market right now, entrepreneurs would be forgiven for being overwhelmed by choice. But an Icehouse initiative called Flux has just completed its first cohort, and wants to change the game when it comes to the traditional accelerator model. We talk with accelerator manager Clinton Geissler about how it's shaking up the usual formula.

Wish we'd thought of that

Good ideas sometimes need to be nurtured. However, not all such programmes are created equal. Do you have a kickass programme for idea acceleration or incubation that you think deserves to be recognised at the 2017 New Zealand Innovation Awards? Then enter it in the new Innovation in Systems and Performance Improvement category.

Amidst news of massive job cuts, Telecom is sprinkling something more positive into the mix with the launch of its new business incubator called Digital Ventures.