Startup Nipping Trillion Dollar Food Waste Problem in the Bud

Startup Nipping Trillion Dollar Food Waste Problem in the Bud

Original article appeared on The News Lens As the world grapples with a seemingly insurmountable food wastage crisis, one company believes it has developed a new technology to help deal with the problem before it starts. It is estimated that about one-third of all food produced worldwide goes to waste each year, worth around US$1 […]

Chat Real: The Next Big Thing in Photo Messaging

Chat Real: The Next Big Thing in Photo Messaging

Original Published on Idealog Kiwi-created app Chat Real is ready to take on the photo-messaging world. Could it be the next big thing? Let’s face facts: Snapchat rules the photo-messaging market – for now, at least. But this is where James Burton and Chat Real come in. “Chat Real has been in production for six […]

Why New Zealand is punching above its weight in start-ups

Why New Zealand is punching above its weight in start-ups

The original post was published on the Sydney Morning Herald New Zealand is a magical land of mountains, milk, sheep, rugby and fibre internet to most homes. To this list we can now add: interesting technology companies. In recent times, at least two genuine members of Silicon Valley royalty have poured money into start-ups born in […]

NZ Police uses Auror software to fight crime

NZ Police uses Auror software to fight crime

Originally appeared on CIO New Zealand NZ Police and Auror partnership (from left): Mark Evans, Police Deputy Chief Executive of Strategy; Mike Clement, Police Deputy Commissioner of National Operations; Tom Batterbury, Auror Head of Product; and Phil Thomson, Auror CEO.The New Zealand Police has included the Auror platform in its crime prevention campaign. “The platform […]

Kiwi firm puts new spin on wool

Kiwi firm puts new spin on wool

First posted on the New Zealand Herald on November 6th 2015. Kiwis are used to making a living off a sheep’s back. NZ Inc has a long history of spinning wool into carpet and clothing, but Auckland-based textile company Texus Fibre wants to capitalise on our understanding of wool to take it in a new […]

Booktrack closes $7.5m Investment Deal

Booktrack closes $7.5m Investment Deal

The original post was published on the NZ Herald An ebook start-up co-founded by a former Air Force engineer has secured US$5 million (NZ$7.5m) worth of investment this week. Booktrack was co-founded by Paul Cameron and creates and sells ebooks with added ambient audio paced to readers’ speed. Cameron trained as an aeronautical engineer and […]