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Telstra Ventures
Telstra Ventures announces closure of third Fund
Last month
Telstra Ventures has announced it has closed its third Fund in an effort to further drive business growth and success.
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AI
Kauricone: Machine learning tackles the mundane, making our lives easier
August 2022
A New Zealand startup producing its own servers is expanding into the realm of artificial intelligence, creating machine learning solutions that carry out common tasks while relieving people of repetitive, unsatisfying work.
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Startup
Zetaris is changing the way we think about data virtualisation
August 2022
Zetaris was launched on the Microsoft Marketplace and Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace in Australia in 2020 and has since expanded into nine global markets.
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IT infrastructure
Kiwi construction tech platform launches in US market
August 2022
New Zealand-founded Mooven has launched in the United States, opening an office in San Francisco to lead the company’s global expansion.
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IT in Healthcare
Aussie healthcare startup Coviu highlights rapid growth
August 2022
Australian startup specialising in virtual healthcare is expanding its product offering and launching in the US following an era of significant growth.
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Identity and Access Management
Ping Identity launches corporate venture capital fund
June 2022
Ping Identity has launched a corporate venture capital fund to foster innovative offerings for the identity security market.
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IT in Manufacturing
HINDSITE wins Aerospace Xelerated Pitch Challenge with solution to support Boeing
May 2022
Brisbane-based startup HINDSITE was the winner of the first ever Pitch Challenge organised by Aerospace Xelerated in partnership with Queensland XR Hub. 
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Climate change
Record growth for NZ startups as conscious investment trend emerges
May 2022
New Zealand has a reputation for efficiency and innovation, and has strong potential to be a leader in climate tech.
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Fintech
Visa chooses NZ startup for APAC Accelerator Programme
May 2022
Visa has selected New Zealand payments startup Cymonz for the 2022 cohort of its Visa Accelerator Programme in Asia Pacific.
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IT Training
Accelerated UK expansion for ANZ tech companies
April 2022
The UK Government is working with Australian and New Zealand national and state governments to take a delegation of tech scaleups for London Tech Week.
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Cloud
Microsoft launches Startups Founders Hub Platform in Asia
April 2022
"Our cloud services and solutions are designed to empower founders to concentrate on what they do best - innovate at their own pace."
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Startup
Alibaba Cloud launches initiatives for startups, developers
March 2022
“The interest of so many cutting-edge startups in our events signals the momentum of technological innovation in Singapore and across the APAC region."
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Startup
EY startup incubator programme expands across A/NZ, ASEAN
March 2022
"Start-ups from all sectors are invited to collaborate with us in developing pilot solutions to develop the services of tomorrow."
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Sustainable IT
AWS launches space and sustainability accelerator programs
March 2022
Amazon Web Services has announced the launch of two global accelerator programs to help startups address challenges in healthcare, space, and sustainability.
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Funding
Blackbird says NZ tech sector set for massive growth
March 2022
Local investor Blackbird says New Zealand’s tech sector is poised for a period of significant growth, which could see it transformed into one of the economy’s largest export earners.
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VR
Kiwi tech founder pitching VR health tech startup at SXSW
March 2022
Christchurch-based tech founder Adam Hutchinson has been selected to pitch oVRcome at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas.
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AI
Australian startups partner to test AI computing in space
March 2022
Two emerging Australian space startups have signed a deal to test new Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning (AI/ML) models in space.
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Accounting systems
FinTech Easy Business App expands its finance app ecosystem
February 2022
Fintech start-up Easy Business App (formerly Easy Payslip) launches a new invoicing solution specially built for small business owners, sole traders and accountants.
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Fintech
Aussie fintech Slyp raises $25M in latest funding round
February 2022
Off the back of the raise, additional products and features will be expedited with Slyp announcing payment linked loyalty is on the roadmap for 2022.
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MoErgos
Kiwi ingenuity set to shake up keyboard hardware market
February 2022
Kiwi ingenuity has created new waves in the hardware space, with Wellington-based MoErgos successfully achieving enough Kickstarter funding for their Glove80 wireless keyboard.
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Compliance
CredShare announces successful capital raising and next-gen RegTech
February 2022
Australian start-up CredShare has announced it's raised a further circa $2.7 million while unveiling the next evolution of its credentials platform. 
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Compliance
Aussie startup CredShare hits $14m in funding, prepares to launch
February 2022
“We are not just another RegTech creating compliance forms, and software that ticks a box. We are passionate about building a solution that will genuinely improve your information security."
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Open source
The Sandbox and Brinc announce $50M Open Metaverse Accelerator Program funding for 100 startups
January 2022
The Sandbox has committed US$50M to Brinc for The Sandbox Metaverse Accelerator Program, targeting 100 startups to enhance the open metaverse.
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Digital Transformation
New programme launches to help start-ups reap full rewards of cloud
January 2022
Pure-play cloud-native service provider Civo has launched a new Startup programme to help emerging businesses on their technology journey.