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 Festival of Growth: Disruptive Business
The age of tradition is over - innovative young companies are finding new ways to disrupt the status quo and challenge established brands. In this article, we look at the strength of disruption and its lasting effect on business approach.
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.
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…
Getting down to business: Digitising the hiring process
Taking the time to hire the right people can be a long and lengthy task; however, with the rise of technology there are more ways than ever to digitise your hiring process and ensure you reach as many candidates as possible. In line with Deloitte's 2…
Exceptional entrepreneur: Liam Houlahan
05 April, 2017 by Emily McLean,
As the founder of a start up helping men dress their best, Liam Houlahan has learnt a thing or two about style. More so than that, he's learnt what it takes to adjust to the market, develop relationships and learn fast in the world of business. He ex…
Feature story: Timely comes in at #71 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500
27 March, 2017 by Emily McLean,
We were thrilled to have 54 businesses from New Zealand take out a place in our recent Deloitte Technology Fast 500. We celebrated their success with events at our Deloitte Private Clubs in Auckland and Wellington and it was great to see the support …
Getting down to business: The importance of a good website
Marketing your SME is both an art and a science. Figuring out what type of marketing to prioritise is another big question. Statistics from MYOB's latest survey on SMEs show that 52% of businesses felt that having a website generated more customer en…
Young Guns: Kendall Flutey
05 December, 2016 by Kendall Flutey,
Our young entrepreneurs are at the forefront of many successful and expanding businesses. Many of these companies embrace cutting-edge innovations, create new technologies and break new ground. We spoke with 26-year-old Kendall Flutey from Banqer on …