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A handful of New Zealand startups have been recently snapped up in a flurry by global corporations. But who are these homegrown businesses and why did they fetch such lofty sums? Go to any New Zealand business conference or seminar these days, and you’re bound to hear the words tech and innovation mentioned no less than 1600 times.
Welcome to Scale-Up NZ’s first data dive! Scale-Up NZ’s data reveals industry insights, and identifies commercialisation and collaboration opportunities. Our series of in-depth articles will showcase these benefits using specific industry examples. This first in our data dive series explores Scale-Up NZ ‘tags’, and what they reveal about New Zealand’s CleanTech innovators.
Two of Fonterra's top scientists have been given a rare award to recognise their innovation. Alastair MacGibbon and Brent Vautier have been given the distinguished research award, which was first awarded in 1990 and only 11 have been presented before them. Innovation is a key focus for Fonterra and much of the dairy co-operative’s work is done at its Palmerston North research and development centre.
One company that’s been at the forefront of helping businesses big and small succeed on social is Socialites. Co-CEO Melanie Spencer joined Business is Boring for a chat about her journey, how this women-led company is making space for maternity leave for their leaders and staying on top of the ever-changing social media business.
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