South Pacific

  • Games Industry Explodes Down Under

    The success of animated feature films such as Avatar and renewed interest in the online games industry by investors has helped fill the sails of digital game developers across New Zealand. Chairman of the New Zealand Games Developer Association, Stephen Knightly recently reported that the local industry grew by...
  • uSnap.Us Aces Kiwi Startup Weekend

    After 54 hours of pitching, researching, coding and designing – uSnap.Us emerged as the winner of Startup Weekend Wellington. Despite the fact that it was the first Startup Weekend ever held in New Zealand’s capital, the event attracted around 100 participants; further cementing the reputation of the city as...
  • Soft Landing For IntuitionHQ

    IntuitionHQ co-founder Jacob Creech got the shock of his life recently with a phone call explaining he had just won an all expenses paid trip to San Francisco. The prize was part of a competition to help web start-ups get up to Silicon Valley and get engaged in the...
  • Startup: Kiwi Tech Takes Flight

    There must be something in the water, judging by the way New Zealand keeps breeding successful software, technology and web start-ups.  But overcoming distance from major consumer and investment markets is a substantial challenge for Kiwi tech companies that often begins with building relationships to both consumers and investors...