GeoOp Limited,an online mobile workforce management company, commences trading today on the NZ Alternative Market (NZAX) at $1.00 per share, under the code ‘GEO’.
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Around 74 per cent of Kiwi entrepreneurial businesses have increased profitability during the past six months, as opposed to 61 per cent globally, and 76 per cent of them believe they will do the same during the next six months.
The NZ-made games industry grew by 86 per cent in 2012 to touch $36.3 million, according to an survey of New Zealand Game Developers Association (NZGDA) members.
New Zealanders in their 40s and 50s make up the largest group of new gamers in the last two years, and those aged 51 and over now make up close to a fifth of the gaming population.
Polycom recently commissioned a global survey of 1205 business decision-makers in 12 countries on the usage of video and its potential future.
Department of Post (DoP) has nothing to do with mails. It is actually a post-production finishing company.
The 2013 Market Measures report shows that most Kiwi tech companies (88.8 per cent) use cash-flow to fund their enterprise.
New Zealand’s technology export sector grew by 16.5 per cent, driven by a group of TIN100 ICT companies growing on both sides of the Tasman, a general recovery in the US market, and increased investment in R&D and staffing.
Many companies are entering the New Zealand market with naivete, says Catherine Robinson, director of Kiwi Landing Pad (KLP) in San Francisco.
Close on the heels of HP CEO Meg Whitman's financial update earlier this month, Steve Dietch, VP, worldwide cloud, enterprise group at HP, who was on a whirlwind trip of the ANZ region, and Keith Watson, MD of HP NZ, spoke to Computerworld NZ on the company's role in the delivery of the 'new style of IT' and the transformation of its go-to-market strategy.
NZ-based workforce management company, GeoOp, has raised $10 million in a private share offering that was oversubscribed by more than three times.
The 2013 Market Measures report finds that Kiwi hi-tech companies are spending, on average, almost 30% of their turnover on sales and marketing.
Westpac NZ is working on a banking app that will work on smart watches to provide customers updates on their account balances at the touch of the wrist.
From December, as part of its Student Advantage programme, Microsoft will provide Office 365 ProPlus to students in schools, universities and polytechnics in New Zealand that licence Office for staff and faculty.
Gen-i, Telecom’s ICT services division, and Samsung have partnered to launch Samsung Knox, a mobile phone security solution designed to protect business applications on employee smartphones, in the NZ market.