Hi-Tech Awards chooses finalists

19:45, Mar 27 2013

The 2013 Hi-Tech awards finalists have been chosen from a record number of new entries.

“This year’s finalists range from companies in their infancy through to some of our biggest and most high profile hi-tech companies,” says Hi-Tech Trust chair Wayne Norrie.

Among the judges were Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Google’s New York-based director of engineering Craig Nevill-Manning, and Cisco senior vice president Howard Charney.

The finalists are:

Hi-Tech Company of the Year 

Buckley Systems

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Serko

Xero

 

Hi-Tech Emerging Company of the Year

ERoad

GreenButton

HydroWorks

Living Cell Technologies

 

Hi-Tech Startup Company of the Year

BIMstop

Carnival Labs

Oritain Global 

RedSeed

 

Hi-Tech Pre-Commercialisation Company of the Year

Performance Labs

Sensagrid

Solar Bright

Timely

Trigger Happy

Veritide

 

Innovative Hi-Tech Software Product

Carnival Labs

CropLogic

KlickEx

Matakina Technology

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Wynyard Group

 

Innovative Hi-Tech Service Product

KlickEx

Shapeshifter

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Innovative Hi-Tech Hardware Product

3i Innovation

Compac Sorting Equipment

Fusion Electronics

ikeGPS

 

Innovative Hi-Tech Mobile Product

Carnival Labs

ikeGPS

KlickEx

Mobi2Go

 

Hi-Tech Young Achiever

Robert Bell

Guy Horrocks

James Robertson

Sam Talwar

 

Best Contribution to the New Zealand Hi-Tech Sector from a Multinational Company

Microsoft

Navico

Sprint International                            

 

Hi-Tech Exporter of the Year over $5 million

ARANZ Geo

Buckley Systems

Compac Sorting Equipment

Xero

 

Hi-Tech Exporter of the Year $500,000 to $5 million

3i Innovation

Carnival Labs

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