Exceptional entrepreneur: Danny Tomsett, FaceMe

21 March, 2019 by Jen Scouler, Q & A

As CEO and founder of FaceMe, a software company that seeks to transform the customer experience with the creation of ‘digital humans’, Danny Tomsett knows the potential of Artificial Intelligence in business. Our Bite-Size News team caught up with D

Exceptional entrepreneur: Duncan Greive, The Spinoff

21 February, 2019 by Jen Scouler, Q & A

The Spinoff is an online media brand that has made waves in recent years with its outspoken voice and popular website. We spoke to founder and Managing Editor, Duncan Greive, about his brand’s business success and the key to effectively funding journ

Exceptional enterprise: Manta5

22 January, 2019 by Jen Scouler, Q & A

A new invention by company Manta5 embarks on unusual terrain, with a hydrofoil electric bike that planes across water. We spoke to CEO, Greg Johnston, about the Manta5 bike and his approach to planning.

The Science of Innovation: Michelle Dickinson at Christchurch's Deloitte Private Club

14 December, 2018 by Felicity Clarke, Deloitte Private Club

Noted nanotechnologist, researcher and entrepreneur, Michelle Dickinson gave a fascinating talk at the recent Christchurch Deloitte Private Club. We caught up with her to discuss her work so far and the barriers to innovation.

The Fast 50 foodies: Feeding New Zealand’s tasty obsession

24 October, 2018 by Jen Scouler, Business advice and strategy

New Zealand is fortunate to have lots of innovative businesses ready to fill Kiwis' hungry stomachs. Three of them are racing ahead in terms of growth, and feature on this year's Fast 50 index. In our feature, we look at their unique origin stories,

Exceptional entrepreneur: Roam Creative

23 October, 2018 by Jen Scouler, Q & A

Ben Morreau and the team at digital product company Roam Creative had plenty to celebrate last month, when they clinched a spot on the 2018 Fast 50 index. We catch up with Ben to discuss Roam Creative and the Fast 50 experience so far...

Fast 50 contender: Calocurb

27 September, 2018 by Jen Scouler, Q & A

One of the 2018 Fast 50 entrants into this year's Rising Star award is Calocurb, a weight management supplement. We talk to CEO Sarah Kennedy to find out about her company, and her thoughts on the Fast 50.

Feature story: The 2017 Festival of Fast Growth

16 November, 2017 by Emily McLean,

See the full 2017 Deloitte Fast 50 index here.

Another year, another hugely successful Festival of Fast Growth at Villa Maria. It was a privilege for us to recognise and celebrate our country’s fastest growing businesses and mix with some of the bes…

The 2017 Deloitte regional Fast 50 winners

29 September, 2017 by Emily McLean, Announcements

It was a night of talent and high spirits as the Fast 50 regional celebration events took place around the country last Thursday, 28 September.

With 2017 seeing a record number of entries into the Fast 50 programme, it was great to witness the calib…

Exceptional Entrepreneur: Brianne West

26 September, 2017 by Emily McLean,

You may recognise this talented entrepreneur as being part of BNZ's Supersize SME journey, where she was selected by a panel to receive guidance on how to grow her business. Not that she isn't already on a huge trajectory. As the founder of Ethique, …

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