Government funding stories
Scrumconnect awarded GBP £3.6m DWP contract for SME digital health service
UK tech firm Scrumconnect Consulting secures a GBP £3.6m DWP contract to launch a digital service aiding SMEs in accessing government funding for occupational health assessments.
Aussie businesses want more support from Government - Xero survey
High expectations for Australian businesses ahead of the country's Federal Budget 2021-2022, says Xero survey. 27% want more support.
Fresh injection for Maori digital tech fund
UK Gov unveils new funds to boost Māori digital tech skills and businesses.
NSW government invests in local VR projects
The aim of the initiative is to help artists and cultural practitioners develop their skills and extend their audiences.
Akina welcomes $1.85m Government commitment to social enterprise
The Government's funding of $1.85m for New Zealand's social enterprise sector is welcomed by Akina, says CEO Alex Hannant.
Funding to help put a stop to online bullying
Steps towards responsible digital citizenship have been made as a student led programme receives funding to tackle online bullying head on.
$6 million classrooms for Wellington school
Government to invest $6m in Khandallah School for a new nine-classroom block to improve infrastructure and accommodate roll growth.
Pushpay to raise $13.8 million from shareholders
NZ mobile payment app developer Pushpay Holdings aims to raise $13.8m from shareholders through discounted share offer.
Rex Bionics widens full-year loss as commercialisation costs rise
Rex Bionics Plc, the New Zealand company listed on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market, said higher costs to commercialise its robotic exoskeletons.
SkyCity backs down, will stick to $402m convention centre budget
Casino and hoospitality operator SkyCity Entertainment will go back to the drawing board to design an international convention centre for Auckland.
Drought declared on NZ's South Island east coast, IRD invokes tax relief
The government has declared drought conditions on the east coast of the South Island, triggering a range of support measures, and said the tax depa.
Sky City 1H profit falls 11% as Adelaide weighs
Sky City Entertainment Group, New Zealand's only listed casino company, posted an 11 percent decline in first-half profit as it got less benefit th.
Rex Bionics stock almost halves in value after sales warning
Rex Bionics, the New Zealand company listed on the London Stock Exchange's growth-orientated AIM market, almost halved in value last week after it.
Martin Jetpack reviews ASX listing as Chinese investor commits A$50M
New Zealand jetpack maker, Martin Aircraft Co, has secured more than twice the $25 million funding it has been seeking in a proposed initial public.
Matakina Technology raises $5.5 mln for export push on breast imaging software
Wellington's Matakina Technology secures $5.5m to boost global exports of their pioneering breast imaging software, Volpara.
Sweeter NZ govt film incentive to boost activity, NZFC's Gibson says
New Zealand's film industry is gearing up for a bumper year as the government's sweeter incentives lures foreign projects and boosts domestic produ.
NZ ISPs in YouTube tie-up to drive faster broadband connections
New Zealand internet service providers are part of a multinational drive by global video streaming giant YouTube to push customers to faster landli.
Government’s million-dollar ewaste boost - Updated
Additional funding promised - could a product stewardship scheme be in the works?.
Rural women slam govt broadband plan
The organisation that represents rural households is calling on the government to rethink its $300 million plan to upgrade rural broadband infrastructure.
Kiwishare scrapped in favour of levy for rural broadband
The proposed TDL will commence 2010/2011 and will average at no more than $50 million per annum (which is $20 million less than the current TSO) for the first six years and decrease thereafter to no more than $10 million per annum.