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Idealog—in the ideas business



A brief history of 3D printing

Did you know that the technology behind 3D printing dates back to 1986? This infographic shows where this innovative technology came from and how it has gotten to where it is today. More …



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Cloud

Eight Wire cloud solution heads for the US

A New Zealand-based data management startup aiming to revolutionise the way businesses move data to the cloud has just launched in the US after a whirlwind 11 months in its own backyard. More …


Are you ready to take over the family dynasty?

Think you can just take over your family’s empire? Not just yet. Even the heir of the world’s oldest tennis-making company Babolat had a shaky start walking into his father's role when the latter was struck by ... More …


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Workplace

Going Overland: Tips from a $60m footwear business

Shane Anselmi turned a worn-out Auckland cheap shoe chain into a $60 million Australasian premium footwear brand by ditching the discount model, focusing on his staff, and concentrating on the 80:20 principle (apparently it really does work). Here’s ... More …


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Investment

SmartCamp: Wipeout for techies

Kiwi start-up 9 Spokes is up against three Australian tech companies this week as it competes in the IBM SmartCamp 2014 in Sydney More …




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Equity Crowdfunding

How equity crowdfunding has changed the business world

With $393 million raised globally through equity crowdfunding in the first quarter of 2014, the opportunities for New Zealand businesses are very real. This infographic shows the impact that this form of crowdfunding has had on the international business scene ... More …


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Innovation

Where has all the innovation gone?

Tips for developing an innovation culture within your company, and making sure it makes money for your business, from the Innovation Council's Louise Webster More …



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Redesign

All smiles for AMI’s new retail store

Talking life insurance is a sobering enough task, so why not lift the mood with splashes of bright yellow and peaceful blue hues? It's this and other inviting elements that make up AMI's new Auckland retail store. More …