Hamilton business incubator SODA Inc has caught the eye of the US National Business Incubation Association.
According to NBIA president emeritus Dinah Adkins, SODA is full of committed, passionate and inspiring prople.
She led an international delegation to SODA as part of the Incubation Conference in Auckland.
Mayor Julie Hardaker said Hamilton was one of New Zealand's fastest-growing cities.
She spoke at the 2011 Digital Industry Forum about how Hamilton would become a smarter city in the future.
Many of its economic development projects this year would focus on that digital industry strategy, she said.
Idealog has been covering the most interesting people, businesses and issues from the fields of innovation, design, technology and urban development for over 12 years. And we're asking for your support so we can keep telling those stories, inspire more entrepreneurs to start their own businesses and keep pushing New Zealand forward. Give over $5 a month and you will not only be supporting New Zealand innovation, but you’ll also receive a print subscription and a copy of the new book by David Downs and Dr. Michelle Dickinson, No. 8 Recharged (while stocks last).
Idealog is part of ICG. We work with clients like Woolworths New Zealand, All Good, Huffer, Liquorland, Resene, Citta Design, TVNZ, Spark and FCB on their event activations, in-store, in-office or out-of-home signage, content creation and vehicle wraps.