As an entrepreneur, launching your business is a series of trials and errors. While some startup founders are experts in one field, few have experience in all the areas required to be successful. As such, starting a business is the definition of a learning experience.Read More
Innovation efforts traditionally focus on the offering. Other areas of your business – such as your revenue model, target market, supply chain, brand, and pathway to market, have a significantly greater potential to create value. Learn about different tools to create new business models, and try these tools for yourself.Read More
Unleashed Software, the Auckland-North Shore based inventory management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider and ecentre alumnus, has announced a Series C investment of NZ$7.0 million from Movac, New Zealand’s largest and most experienced technology investment company.Read More
After several months of hard work, the Go Innovate! idea competition culminated in a dragon’s den style pitching competition, held in the Wonder Room at Massey University's Albany campus. Finalist teams pitched for a grand prize worth including seed funding from Massey Ventures, a place on the ecentre’s Sprint development programme, and services and software package from Microsoft.Read More
Uber and Airbnb changed the game in the taxi and accommodation industries by making inaccessibility obsolete through shared economy. Now All Space is taking on the storage industry from its base in New Zealand after completing the ecentre Sprint programme.Read More
The ecentre at Massey University has reaffirmed its place as a leading incubator hub for tech startups, winning a Callaghan Innovation service expansion contract, announced by the Science and Innovation Minister, Paul Goldsmith. And from next month, the North Shore, Auckland-based ecentre, will work with Northland Inc, Northland’s Regional Economic Development Agency, to deliver services to startups from the Te Tai Tokerau region.
Ecentre CEO, Jackie Young, says winning the Callaghan Innovation contract is a significant indicator that its programmes deliver results.Read More
Social enterprise venture Squawk Squad has tapped into New Zealanders’ passion for conservation. And with their digitally connected traps, they are actively engaging people in the protection of native birdlife.Read More