Kiwi Start-up Glassjar launches payments app in the US

Kiwi Start-up Glassjar launches payments app in the US

First published in the New Zealand Herald on March 6th 2015 Glassjar, the kiwi software start-up whose app provides people an easy way of sharing bills, has launched in the United States. The former Christchurch company is now based in Silicon Valley in the US start-up accelerator Y Combinator, which provides US$120,000 in seed funding […]

APIMatic accepted into Google for Entrepreneurs Blackbox Connect Program

APIMatic, who produce software to make it easier for developers to maintain their code, were accepted into the Google for Entrepreneurs Blackbox Connect Accelerator Program. The Blackbox Connect Program offers the company travel and accommodation to Silicon Valley and access to experienced mentors. APIMatic is one of 15 start-ups from across the world accepted into […]

Mesynthes in the News

Mesynthes in the News

First Published on the NZ Herald http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10911194 How do you make a successful export product? Give the people what they need. The American market has 20 million diabetes sufferers and Wellington-based regenerative medicine company Mesynthes (pronounced Messinthis) makes a wound care product that is ideal for chronic conditions such as ulcers, a nasty diabetes side-effect. […]

Turn offshore networks into cash

First Publsihed on Stuff.co.nz (http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/unlimited/8991490/Turn-offshore-networks-into-cash) For many startups, overseas investment is about more than just capital. ┬áIt also opens up crucial access to networks and markets – and it brings credibility. OPINION: Companies like Lanzatech and Booktrack are notable for the way they have raised funds from overseas investors. Attracting investment from Peter Thiel is […]