OPINION: Last week, online retailer and manufacturer ClearlyContacts, was bought for $462 million by a French lens manufacturer.
Kiwi alternative fuels equipment maker Greenlane Biogas has a new investor and an eye on global expansion.
The enormous Indonesian telecomms market abounds with opportunity for Kiwi firms.
OPINION: Serious growth requires some serious multiples.
Employers may be loving the 90-day rule, but it pays not to fire people too quickly.
A New Zealand research group is pitting 50,000 specially bred oysters against a virus that has devastated New Zealand's oyster farm industry.
OPINION: Politics requires a very particular set of personal traits. How can we be sure our leaders have what it takes?
Making Google work for you is a reality of modern business but few firms know their online presence can be abused.
Ice and snow have proved to be good business for UK-based Kiwi entrepreneur Alastair Kight.
A shortage of IT professionals has caused headaches for growing companies and forced them to look overseas for skilled workers.
Truly turning a business around requires more than a new name, logo and font.
Why on earth did Christina Domecq go from high-flying global entrepreneur to leading a Kiwi state-owned startup?
The Youth Enterprise Scheme has started many entrepreneurs on their path and resulted in hundreds of new jobs, a new survey shows.
The Entrepreneurial Winning Women scheme is launching with the aim of boosting the number of global companies run by Kiwi women.
A joint government and tech industry delegation is heading to Texas in search of IT talent.
Does New Zealand need a Yachting Centre for Excellence to fully capitalise on its America’s Cup know-how?
‘Chilli head’ Clint Meyer has turned a taste for super-hot chillies into a smoking startup business.
OPINION: New Zealand exporters are a casualty of an Australian retail war, with pressure from Coles and Woolworths being a massive concern.
The challenge of rebuilding Canterbury is beginning to attract leading expat architects back home to make their mark.
Molecular biologist Richard Forster has died, just as the company he launched trials a new test to detect the disease which killed him.
Wellington Zoo has been recognized for practicing what it preaches on the environment, winning the Sustainable 60 Marketplace Award.
CEO of health and beauty products company Comvita Brett Hewlett shares his lifestyle tips for staying fighting fit.
A Wellington-based startup company is preparing to push into the market with their new hunting safety device.
OPINION: When it comes to establishing a point of difference, companies should be wary of competing on price.
An IT startup aiming to streamline fisheries catch reporting has encountered difficulties with stringent government requirements.
New Zealand Post's support for communities and environmental projects has won it the Sustainable 60 Community Award.
Documentary maker Simon Lamb has taken a top prize at the NZ Association of Scientists' 2013 awards.
Kiwi SMEs would love to see a trans-Tasman currency, but they’re unlikely to get their wish anytime soon.
OPINION: Kiwi startups can learn a thing or two about creating a community.
World Moving & Storage founder Raymond Dobbe discusses how his company's unusual structure and values have lead to business success.
Soar Printing's focus on sustainability produced a resilient business and won them this year's Sustainable 60 supreme award.
OPINION: Internet fashion retailers are putting pressure on more traditional designers, who may need to get back to their roots to survive.
Stormwater360 has made a successful business from an environmental issue, winning the Sustainable 60 overall small business prize for 2013.
Avoiding arguments over Christmas leave is all about advance planning.
OPINION: Knowledge, not nature, should drive our economy, writes Shaun Hendy.
A New Zealand gardening app has achieved success in an international startup competition.
Matching the brains of men and machines is Sean Gourley’s latest challenge.
Startups often run into the same problems and pitfalls, but there are ways to avoid them.
Former All White Tim Brown has been chosen to take part in an entrepreneurial programme in the UK.
Experienced entrepreneur Basil Peters is bringing years of experience to the task of helping others to cash out.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has become a world leader in the steadily expanding market for sleep apnea treatments.
OPINION: Could digital natives turned provincial inhabitants revitalise the hinterland?
How do some of New Zealand's SMEs avoid wasting time chasing payments?
A mechanism for clawing back funds if a firm fails can spell bad news, but there are ways of dodging the demands.
OPINION: Under-connectedness is a cause of Kiwi economic pallor, not business conditions.
Victory in a Hong Kong startup competition is set to boost Kiwi startup D'Arcy Polychrome's chances in Asia.
There's a plan behind The Warehouse’s seemingly scattergun entry into e-commerce, the company says.
OPINION: Moa beer's signing of Shane Warne as a celebrity partner is a smart way to enter the Aussie market.
Auckland paint technology company D’Arcy Polychrome has won the 2013 Startmeup HK Venture Programme.
New Zealand needs to teach entrepreneurial skills to its scientists and engineers, a Nobel Prize winner says.
Do you feel better off than at this time last year?