Why the world needs an NZ-based Cloud

Why the world needs an NZ-based Cloud

Ten years ago I asked “Do we have the vision and courage to seize the opportunity and establish New Zealand as a trusted provider of services to the new global economy?” in the Listener article 20 ideas for a better world. The world has moved on, and the answer to my...
9 Rules to Interrogate Hockey Sticks

9 Rules to Interrogate Hockey Sticks

9 Rules to Interrogate Hockey Sticks (a.k.a. investing in companies telling you the usual scale-up story) An opinion piece by Rahul Watson Govindan, NZRise Board Member. Since exiting out of my various companies, I’ve been investing in various technology...

NZRise Code of Conduct

Purpose NZRise is a group of business leaders from NZ owned digital technology firms which exists to support and represent the interests of the NZ owned sector. We have a diverse community with a range of priorities and interests – this is an opportunity and a...
April Startup Booster Breakfast

April Startup Booster Breakfast

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...
Sustainable Procurement in New Zealand

Sustainable Procurement in New Zealand

The New Zealand Government faces a number of challenges at any given time; more and more it turns to technology as the solution to these challenges. Unfortunately, when an organisation has an immediate problem to solve, less thought is often given to macro-level...