17 June 2019
I’ve posted several times before about the importance of connected capital for New Zealand’s emerging agritech sector. Like many areas of the country’s tech sector, access to growth capital can be a major challenge. Last Thursday, at Agritech Unleashed, Arama Kukutai, co-founder & Managing Director of Finistere Ventures, announced that his firm planned to open … Continue reading "Connected capital for New Zealand’s emerging agritech sector has finally arrived!"
Kiwi tech companies should study the United Nations sustainable development goals and position their solutions as ways to achieve them as there are millions of euros being invested in the next few years, leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller says.
13 June 2019
26 February 2019
The applause is over, the bunting and the red carpets have been put in store, and the over 1,200 delegates who attended last week’s evokeAG conference in Melbourne have returned to their day jobs. Only 358 days then to go until the next evokeAG meetup. Same city. Same venue. 18-19 February 2020. Except that Agritech … Continue reading "Post evokeAG. What next for NZ-Australia agritech collaboration?"
23 February 2019
Important Notice: Entries close at 5pm on Monday 4th March 2019. That’s next Monday! I’ve just returned from the evokeAG conference in Melbourne, Australia where New Zealand start-up, CertusBio, picked up the prize as best company in the Investment Ready Pitch Tent competition. Matthew and his team have received significant publicity as a result, providing great coverage across … Continue reading "Calling all NZ agritech companies. Enter the Most Innovative Agritech Solution Category at the 2019 NZ Hi-Tech Awards."
In April, Callaghan Innovation launches Scale-Up New Zealand, a free online platform with verified information on Aotearoa New Zealand’s vibrant innovation ecosystem.
19 February 2019