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Accelerator stories - Page 2

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Entries open for third cohort of Te Papa’s culture-tech accelerator
Fri, 8th Jun 2018
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mahuki
Now in its third year, Mahuki has a strong reputation for developing leading digital businesses for the culture and heritage sector.
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Moment of truth for fintech accelerator participants
Tue, 15th May 2018
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New Zealand's fintech sector is maturing rapidly, with the Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator highlighting global potential.
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New one-week accelerator aims to derisk ventures faster
Mon, 23rd Apr 2018
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zeropoint ventures
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0.sprint
ZeroPoint Ventures launches 0.Sprint, a one-week 'mini-accelerator' programme to help startups fail faster and make quicker decisions.
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Kiwi company chosen for women-only Aus tech accelerator
Tue, 10th Apr 2018
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NZ's RIP Global joins elite female-led startup accelerator.
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Vodafone xone accelerator calling for AI and IoT innovators
Thu, 15th Mar 2018
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vodafone
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vodafone xone
Eight startups will receive a total package valued at more than $150,000 including seed-funding and access to world-class technology.
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Ground-breaking Maori accelerator Kokiri begins in Hamilton
Fri, 16th Feb 2018
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te wananga o aotearoa
Kōkiri recognises that Māori have strong links to place, which may have been a barrier to participation in mainstream accelerators.
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Victory to NSW as new Microsoft accelerator programme announced in Sydney
Wed, 14th Feb 2018
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microsoft
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startup ecosystem
Microsoft ScaleUp chooses Sydney for tech startup boost, joining global tech hubs with local talent in focus.
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Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator announces participants of latest cohort
Wed, 14th Feb 2018
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contact centre
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fintech
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blockchain
Companies are using blockchain to manage payments, creating chatbots, helping freelancers fulfil their tax obligations, and much more.
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SheStarts alumni discuss wins and challenges post-accelerator
Thu, 1st Feb 2018
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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business
SheStarts entrepreneurs reflect on their experience in the program and reveal how they navigate the business world.
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GovTech accelerator invites startups to disrupt the public sector
Wed, 17th Jan 2018
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nz government
Lightning Lab GovTech accelerator will launch in mid-2018 with a cohort of up to 10 local and international teams.
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Accelerator helps social enterprises get marginalised employees into work
Tue, 16th Jan 2018
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business
Launchpad Work is an accelerator for enterprises wanting to provide jobs or training for those who face the greatest barriers to work.
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Christchurch entrepreneur accelerates with Kokiri
Mon, 8th Jan 2018
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business
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Logan Williams has been selected to take part in the startup accelerator programme to help turn his ideas into an innovative business.
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Kiwi fintech startups need to focus more on Asian markets
Wed, 29th Nov 2017
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NZ fintech must eye Asian markets, says expert, citing rapid innovation leaps.
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Change accelerator participants making positive social impact
Mon, 6th Nov 2017
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social enterprise
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business
New Zealand has some statistics we can’t be proud of right now, statistics around youth suicide, around homelessness, around incarceration.
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Digital accelerator ZeroPoint Ventures announces first cohort participants
Tue, 26th Sep 2017
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zeropoint ventures
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startup ecosystem
New Zealanders want to build ventures where they live and work, to create strong regional economies and remain in their local support networks.
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Vodafone accelerator supporting solutions making a difference for vulnerable youth
Wed, 20th Sep 2017
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vodafone xone
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vodafone change accelerator
Five community organisations from around the country have been selected for the Vodafone Foundation’s inaugural Change Accelerator programme.
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Lightning Lab Demo Day set to showcase electricity innovation
Wed, 6th Sep 2017
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data centre maintenance / management
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creative technologies
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power / energy
The lightbulb moments from will provide interesting insight into the future of the country’s electricity market.
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Melbourne soliciting accelerator programmes to fill 500 Startups gap
Tue, 29th Aug 2017
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500 melbourne
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500 startups
LaunchVic is seeking to invest up to AU$3mil per application in the best Australian or international accelerators and teams with proven track record.
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Māori entrepreneurs invited to take part in first govt-supported accelerator programme
Wed, 2nd Aug 2017
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creative technologies
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callaghan innovation
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creative hq
Kōkiri is the name of New Zealand’s very first government-supported business accelerator programme for Māori, and it's looking for 10 participants.
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New business programme focuses on alternate model to scale startups
Mon, 31st Jul 2017
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massey university
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accelerator
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study
Rather than the traditional get-investment-ready approach, the Sprint Launch programme will instead focus on early revenue and customer acquisition.
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Innovators in Te Papa’s accelerator to connect cultures to their taonga
Fri, 28th Jul 2017
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te papa museum
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mahuki
Te Papa's Mahuki hub launches, blending tech and tradition to enrich cultural narratives and safeguard taonga through innovation.
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Former Lightning Lab programme director launches NZ’s first virtual accelerator
Thu, 20th Jul 2017
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business
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zeropoint ventures
ZeroPoint Ventures’ virtual tools and guided-journey approach provides founders with a unique set of strengths, assisting them where they live.
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ANZ defence startups gear up for Techstars Adelaide accelerator
Tue, 18th Jul 2017
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Budding defence-tech startups from around ANZ, India and the US are part of the very first Techstars Adelaide accelerator.
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Melbourne accelerator programme seeks APAC cybersecurity startups
Mon, 17th Jul 2017
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cybersecurity
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dimension data
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Run by Dimension Data and Deakin University, CyRise offer participants mentoring, travel to USA and Israel, and pitch to investors.