ASX-listed small business lender Prospa is expanding in New Zealand, setting up its first local lending facility, worth NZ$45 million. Loans into NZ until now have been funded from Australia. The company says the standalone facility means around NZ$6 million of equity capital can now be redeployed in the Australian market. The lender’s 3-year… Read more »
For many Australian companies, a transition across to the lush, green pastures of New Zealand is a natural move. Culturally, it all might seem like a cake walk. You’ve been to Queenstown for a lovely weekend, and besides the remarkable scenery, it’s all pretty much the same over there, right? While our flags look pretty… Read more »
Electricity is usually in the hands of the big guys, but this small venture from Wellington is putting power back in the hands of consumers and helping us little guys give fixed electricity prices the final flick. Harnessing the potential of metering technology, they’re disrupting the traditional sales model and giving greater transparency behind usage and pricing.… Read more »
Founders Nick Shewring & Jonah Merchant believe that combining knowledge and social networks are crucial to success in the future business environment.
The Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) is working to make the capital the engine room for creatives, enhance the businesses and industries they have in the city, and attracting new ones so they can help them expand with ease.
Having already helped 45 start-ups launch into the local and global business markets, New Zealand’s Lightning Lab shifted its focus to female entrepreneurs, with the launch of a female founder mentorship driven accelerator programme, Lightning Lab XX.
We pulled up a stool at Six Barrel Soda Co. and had a chat to Joseph Slater about his fizzy foray into business.
Wellington Chocolate Factory is New Zealand’s first bean-to-bar factory intentionally making products with a commitment to ethical trade and production transparency.
Tucked away in Wellington’s Hannah’s Laneway is Fix & Fogg, a little peanut buttery that is grinding their way to the top of the food scene with their signature jars of spread.
Kochie’s Business Builders ventured across the ditch to our neighbouring nation and spent a few days checking out the people that are cutting a wide swathe in the nation’s capital – Wellington.