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
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
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,
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...
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…
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,
Exceptional Entrepreneur: Mark Berryman
04 August, 2017 by Emily McLean,
Since starting his first business at the ripe age of 20, Mark Berryman has gone from strength to strength. He currently has a staff of over 50 and his business has been featured on the Deloitte Fast 50 index twice. On top of that, he's been contribut
Meet this month's entrepreneur, Johnny Farquhar, who has come up with a novel way for employers to quickly get to know prospective employees instead of wading through paper CVs.
His video platform allows job hunters to upload dynamic videos of thems…