Financial strategy and raising capital: Maximising the value of private businesses

22 February, 2019 by Jen Scouler, Business advice and strategy

Private businesses of all sizes have growth ambitions to maximise the value of their business. We’ve looked into the crucial elements of ensuring a successful financial future and the benefits and challenges of a foray into capital raising.

Our people: Thomas Watson

22 February, 2019 by Jen Scouler, Q & A

Thomas Watson is an Associate Director who works across our Deloitte Private and Corporate Finance teams. We caught up with Thomas to discuss his career so far, his definition of a successful New Zealand business and his favourite place to be at the

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

New year, new outlook: Building a business plan

29 January, 2019 by Jen Scouler,

The New Year is a time associated with big resolutions, ambitious dreams and lofty goals. For entrepreneurs and company leaders, it’s also the perfect time to examine their business plans. Find out how to get started, and what you should be including

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.

Our people: Andrew Gibbs

17 January, 2019 by Jen Scouler, Q & A

Deloitte partner, Andrew Gibbs, spends his weeks traversing the country, supporting and advising agricultural businesses. Bite-Size News spoke to him about the unique qualities of farming organisations, and how he helps leaders to plan for the year a

The Festival of Growth: Disruptive Business

14 December, 2018 by Jen Scouler, Business advice and strategy

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

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.

Getting down to business: Blue River Dairy

14 December, 2018 by Jen Scouler, Q & A

Creating a world first product isn’t something that many companies can claim, but Blue River Dairy harnessed innovative thinking from their Invercargill base to craft something brand new. We talked to Marketing Manager, Gareth Lyness, about the compa

Our people: Melissa Collier

14 December, 2018 by Jen Scouler, Q & A

Deloitte partner, Melissa Collier, has a wealth of experience of working with clients, both large and small. We caught up with her to discuss her new involvement with the Deloitte Private space, and a recent exciting trip to visit the tech entreprene

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