Kiwi startup Hydroxsys could help clean up NZ’s waterways

Kiwi startup Hydroxsys could help clean up NZ’s waterways

This article appeared first on FutureFive here. Hydroxsys is a clean-tech company founded on unique water extraction technologies aimed at mining, dairy and other industries requiring water extraction or remediation. The company has acquired an experienced management team focused on developing the company’s IP and bringing revolutionary products to market. NZ food network has thrown […]

FIBA Partners with Spalk to crowd-source sports commentary

FIBA Partners with Spalk to crowd-source sports commentary

This article first appeared on Forbes here. Have you ever put on the TV to watch a highly anticipated sports match, only to find out that the commentator that you don’t like was calling the game? You probably felt that it ruined the broadcast, or at least made the game less enjoyable than it could […]

Capital Markets Report: Face the fear of missing out

Capital Markets Report: Face the fear of missing out

Above: Booktrack, backed by Sparkbox Ventures, along with US VCs like Valar Ventures has pioneered its AI Soundtrack technology  Aucklander Paul Cameron founded Booktrack along with his brother Mark Cameron in 2011. Booktrack’s technology allows soundtracks to be added to e-books to create an immersive reading experience. Since launching they have secured investment from some […]

New Auckland company gives pollution face mask fashion overhaul

New Auckland company gives pollution face mask fashion overhaul

This was originally published on Stuff.co.nz Fashion designer Karen Walker has helped design a trendy air pollution face mask for Asian consumers struggling with ‘airpocalypse’. Auckland mask maker Healthy Breath launched its first reusable mask, named Meo, on Wednesday. The mask consists of a washable New Zealand wool filter made by Auckland manufacturer Lanaco, and eight interchangeable covers patterned […]

Texus Fibre eyes $2.9b face mask market in Asia

Texus Fibre eyes $2.9b face mask market in Asia

A Kiwi company has secured a deal it hopes will unlock a lucrative $2.9 billion Asian healthcare market.   Texus Fibre uses natural wool to develop ‘functional materials’ – meaning they do something clever scientifically.   On Thursday it announced an investment and distribution deal with Auckland firm Healthy Breath Limited (HBL) for Texus’ wool-based air […]

Biolumic’s UV plant technology extends beyond crop growth

Biolumic’s UV plant technology extends beyond crop growth

Originally published on Scoop.co.nz   Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Agritech start-up Biolumic, which increases crop yields by applying ultraviolet (UV) light to seeds, seedlings, and plants, is also treating them for resistance to pests and disease. The Palmerston North-based company was founded in 2012 by chief scientific officer Jason Wargent, who is a Massey University-based […]