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EY startup incubator programme expands across ANZ, ASEAN
EY expands startup incubator into Cambodia, Guam, Thailand and Vietnam, allowing tech start-ups to accelerate growth through EY's Tax service line.
AWS launches space and sustainability accelerator programs
Amazon Web Services has announced the launch of two global accelerator programs to help startups address challenges in healthcare, space, and sustainability.
Blackbird says NZ tech sector set for massive growth
New Zealand's tech sector is poised for significant growth, according to local investor Blackbird, potentially transforming it into a major export earner.
Kiwi tech founder pitching VR health tech startup at SXSW
Christchurch-based tech founder Adam Hutchinson has been selected to pitch oVRcome at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas.
Australian startups partner to test AI computing in space
Two emerging Australian space startups have signed a deal to test new Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning (AI/ML) models in space.
FinTech Easy Business App expands its finance app ecosystem
Fintech start-up Easy Business App has launched Easy Invoicing, a new invoicing solution for Australian small business owners and accountants.
Aussie fintech Slyp raises $25M in latest funding round
Off the back of the raise, additional products and features will be expedited with Slyp announcing payment linked loyalty is on the roadmap for 2022.
Kiwi ingenuity set to shake up keyboard hardware market
Wellington-based MoErgos has achieved its Kickstarter funding goal for the Glove80 wireless keyboard in just 28 hours.
CredShare announces successful capital raising and next-gen RegTech
Australian start-up CredShare has announced it's raised a further circa $2.7 million while unveiling the next evolution of its credentials platform.
Aussie startup CredShare hits $14m in funding, prepares to launch
Australian startup CredShare secures $2.7m funding for its credentials platform revolutionizing compliance landscape.
The Sandbox and Brinc announce $50M Open Metaverse Accelerator Program funding for 100 startups
The Sandbox has committed US$50M to Brinc for The Sandbox Metaverse Accelerator Program, targeting 100 startups to enhance the open metaverse.
New programme launches to help start-ups reap full rewards of cloud
Pure-play cloud-native service provider Civo has launched a new Startup programme to help emerging businesses on their technology journey.
Aussie app startup raises $1M through crowd-sourced funding campaign
Australian tech startup Cogniss raises $1.1m in successful equity crowdfunding campaign, exceeding its target and enabling plans for global growth.
New online shopping platform allows shoppers to get others to pay for their items
New fintech startup YouPay offers a unique online shopping option where you pick what items you want from over 250 retailers and get someone else to pay.
Xerox and Oracle partner to help new ventures launch fast, with a focus on 3D printing, IoT, and AR
Xerox has signed a multi-year deal with Oracle to provide cloud-computing infrastructure and software focusing on 3D printing and IoT.
Sydney startup Metigy announces global expansion to assists SMEs with digital marketing
Sydney based AI marketing startup Metigy has expanded its reach to the USA and Singapore, as COVID-19 continues to drive SMEs to digital marketing globally.
Accenture and Microsoft Asia support 33 businesses in APAC with Project Amplify
The investment focuses specifically on social impact and sustainability, by helping APAC businesses scale emerging solutions and business models.
29-year-old EY finalist founded and bootstrapped world's fastest-growing pdf software company
Kiwi entrepreneur Max Ferguson, founder of software company Lumin, is a finalist in the 2021 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
NZ's startup ecosystem on a winning streak as investment levels climb - report
New Zealand’s startup industry received almost $60 million worth of investment from 66 deals in the first half of 2021.
Gartner reveals top predictions for 2022 and beyond
The bulk of the report focus on the lessons learned by businesses and IT leaders during ongoing COVID-19-related disruptions.
Tech start-ups hit by 'illogical' change of R&D funding
Deep tech firms struggle for cash as changes to R&D funding leave them waiting more than a year, urging urgent government action.
Six60 backed Sidehustle app launches - the social marketplace app for entrepreneurs
Sidehustle Ecommerce launches Sidehustle, a social marketplace app where brands and individuals can buy, sell and rent items, and find and list jobs.
LawVu raises $17m in funding round, sets sights on global expansion
New Zealand legal tech startup LawVu has raised $17m in Series A funding, led by Insight Partners and supported by AirTree Ventures.
Mastercard’s new Start Path program supports digital assets, blockchain and cryptocurrency startups
Mastercard has announced its latest Start Path global start-up engagement program supporting digital assets, blockchain and cryptocurrency companies.