The NZ Hi-Tech Awards celebrate New Zealand’s most successful hi-tech companies and highest achieving individuals. University of Auckland alumni crowded the 2022 NZ Hi-Tech Awards finalists list, with alumni present in every category.
Market Development Facility is a multi-country initiative which promotes sustainable economic development in partner countries. University of Auckland alumna Carline Bentley is supporting the organisation’s mission through her role as a Business Advisor in Fiji for MDF’s High Value Agriculture team.
New research by Otago Polytechnic’s Dr Jo Kirkwood and Professor Rod McNaughton, Academic Director of the University of Auckland Business School’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, shows Tall Poppy Syndrome is affecting the well-being of New Zealand entrepreneurs.
New Zealand venture NewFish® is pushing the boundaries of research and food culture to develop products that aim to introduce consumers to alternative food sources.
Staff from CIE represented New Zealand at the 2022 World Congress of the International Council of Small Business, the world’s largest international SME organisation dedicated to small business and entrepreneurship.
We’re looking forward to welcoming our University community back on campus with a range of exciting activities taking place at Kura Matahuna /Unleash Space, our innovation hub and maker space, and our brand new Te Ahi Hangarau Technology Hub.
Rod McNaughton is a professor of entrepreneurship and Director Innovation and Professional Development at the University of Auckland. He has extensive experience developing entrepreneurial ecosystems and helping start-ups launch and grow, and is an internationally-recognised thought leader on entrepreneurship issues.
Sugar Wallet, an app co-founded by University of Auckland alumni, is on a mission to make investing simple for the everyday Kiwi. It is designed to help users get into healthy investing habits without having to pick stocks and funds, and allow them the financial freedom to achieve their life goals.
Business students at the University of Auckland are learning to harness the power of VR technology and metaverse platforms to solve complex problems in business scenarios and work through topics of global importance.
FormusLabs, a venture co-founded by University of Auckland Professor Thor Besier and alumnus Dr Ju Zhang, has raised $5m USD towards their pre-operative planning software designed to assist orthopaedic surgeons with delivering joint replacement surgeries.