Getting jaded electricity customers interested in yet another promise of cheaper bills is new retailer Flick Electric Co's challenge.
A Kiwi entrepreneur has spun a rapidly-growing business out of an idea scribbled on a scrap of paper at a conference.
New training courses aim to give Kiwi firms the tools for trading in markets where corrupt practices are common.
OPINION: Politicians wanting to axe the employment trial rule will be unpopular with small business owners.
From Canada to Lesotho, Kiwi company Foster Moore’s registry software is sorting out bureaucracies around the world.
Kiwi-grown Rockits are officially the tiniest apple in the world.
Understanding the retail sector has been key to Kiwi foodkit maker iMake's gains in the US market.
OPINION: The time is right for New Zealand tech companies to expand into Australia.
A multifunctional device is giving construction crews the tools they need to finish the job.
Hamilton firm 11 Ants Analytics is using big data to help international firms such as Tesco and Procter & Gamble understand their customers better.
A publicly listed British company has purchased a Kiwi biogas business rescued out of receivership.
Silcon Valley is not necessarily tech startup heaven.
Former West Coaster Nadine Tyro is putting her extensive overseas teaching experience to good business use.
A marriage made in app development heaven has led to a firm at the forefront of retail technology.
Working with the New Zealand government’s open data policy has helped put software company Koordinates on the map.
A Taranaki firm has a solution for brass instrument players driving their neighbours and loved ones mad.
Tech firm Mindscape used family and friends to fund the money it needs to ramp up sales.
Bonds formed between early stage startups can last a lifetime
Megan Douglas finds success with some party tricks, and some advice from her dad, Roger.
Serial entrepreneur Melissa Clark-Reynolds reveals the reason she shut down her startup MiniMonos
Online book retailers have not spelled the final chapter for New Zealand's independent ‘local’ bookstores.
Having a sustainable supply chain is critical to maintaining a healthy business.
A golf partnership and a deal with Bloomingdales are part of Kiwi start-up MadeBlunt's US success story.
Shared working spaces are proliferating across New Zealand cities, offering options to small businesses.
OPINION: Too many startups focus on growth before they figure out customer retention.
A Motueka sea anchor business is making a big splash with one of the world's most influential business leaders.
Legal agreements venture Doagree comes from a long line of Wellington tech initiatives.
OPINION: Nimble firms disrupt even their own successful formulas.
OPINION: Serious growth requires some serious multiples.
A shortage of IT professionals has caused headaches for growing companies and forced them to look overseas for skilled workers.
‘Chilli head’ Clint Meyer has turned a taste for super-hot chillies into a smoking startup business.
A Wellington-based startup company is preparing to push into the market with their new hunting safety device.
An IT startup aiming to streamline fisheries catch reporting has encountered difficulties with stringent government requirements.
Avoiding arguments over Christmas leave is all about advance planning.
A New Zealand gardening app has achieved success in an international startup competition.
Startups often run into the same problems and pitfalls, but there are ways to avoid them.
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.
Victory in a Hong Kong startup competition is set to boost Kiwi startup D'Arcy Polychrome's chances in Asia.
Auckland paint technology company D’Arcy Polychrome has won the 2013 Startmeup HK Venture Programme.
Startup Little Lot is helping people to rent out their digital screen space to advertisers, with proceeds going to charity.
Auckland paint technology D'Arcy Polychrome has been selected to compete in a Hong Kong startup competition.
Many New Zealand firms in this years Deloitte Fast 50 are not worried about raising capital.
Matt Philp delves into the thorny issue of personal guarantees when raising capital.
Liz Baldwin-Featherstone talks about the cut-throat world of turning talented tots into screen stars.
Christchurch building products modelling firm BIMStop is expanding in the US thanks to an injection of new funding
OPINION: Why looking at elements in isolation will not yield an understanding of how the wider system works.
A surprising number of Kiwi startups still prefer to go it alone and exist outside the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Female business owners are happier using social media, cloud computing and online payments than their male counterparts.
OPINION: Advisors can unlock startup success, but you have to be coachable and know what you want.