Passionate about growth
NZRise is about passion. The passion our member firms have for innovation and growth of the proudly New Zealand-owned digital market.
We focus on fair treatment for NZ-owned companies. This means keeping New Zealand money in New Zealand and government not giving special attention to offshore interests.
Promoting NZ interests
We believe that the weightless economy of the digital industry is the key to New Zealand’s future growth. It’s the biggest lever we as a nation can pull. We must innovate better so we can thrive in the globally competitive 21st century digital landscape.
NZRise is thrilled to be organising and sponsoring the ICT Government Procurement Seminar again this year. The theme is: Working together to grow the NZ tech sector. The event is open to not only NZRise members and employees of NZ Government agencies but anyone who does/wants to/is/trying to engage with the government on ICT procurement, […] Read more»
The 2018 Annual General Meeting of NZRise will be held on the 16th of May at Equinox IT in Wellington. All members and employees of member organisations are welcome. In addition to the formalities and election of officers, there will be a Fireside Chat with our fantastic guest, John Edwards, the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner opening […] Read more»
Being a small tech business can be really tricky in the current climate. As owners of tech businesses ourselves, we want to support the digital technology ecosystem, and that includes startups – the next generation of business leaders. We are running drop-in support sessions every couple of months throughout 2018 – offering free and frank advice […] Read more»
Internships – do you, don’t you – will you, won’t you – why, why not? Tell us what you think! If you’re an employer you probably want to hire experienced staff. Pretty much everyone wants to hire experienced staff. We produce a lot of talented graduates in New Zealand, but they sometimes get caught in […] Read more»
MBIE recently sought consultation on the proposed Research and Development (R&D) tax incentive scheme. NZRise members are all New Zealand owned and operated, many fall into the SME category of business and our membership includes many startup and early stage companies. Our submission therefore reflects the impact of this scheme on this segment of the […] Read more»
Inspired by the Privacy Commissioner John Edwards and his straight talking, aspirational goals for New Zealand citizens, NZRise submitted our perspective on the proposed Privacy Bill – see below. First up we recommend you listen to John’s fireside chat with Miki: Listen to “John Edwards – NZRise privacy fireside chat” on Spreaker. NZRise Privacy Bill […] Read more»