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No VR, AR, biotech, blockchain or AI – a student asks the education system, please prepare us better for the real world

Change is coming

No VR, AR, biotech, blockchain or AI – a student asks the education system, please prepare us better for the real world

William Reynolds recently graduated from high school and is pursuing a career in the tech sector, but he had to use his own initiative to educate himself and explore new technologies, like AR/VR, AI and blockchain, rather than being taught it. Here, he explains why more young people need to be exposed to these exciting new industries through the education system.

Techweek 2017

Pushpay was the big winner at the 2017 Hi-Tech Awards. To mark the occasion, we're republishing this story about where the company came from.

Business casual-ness

Hannah Burnard and her business partner Robyn Pelvin were working in corporate roles when they became frustrated with the mainstream clothing options on offer. They decided to build a new capsule-style ecommerce shopping system, offering five work-appropriate pieces bundled together.

Investment

We talk to Suse Reynolds, executive director of the Angel Association of New Zealand, and Greg Shanahan, managing director of the Technology Investment Network, about how to start investing in early-stage technology and innovation companies in New Zealand.