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Idealog—in the ideas business

Get inspired with these nuggets of wisdom

Amid all the interviews and blog posts and videos pumped out online every day, it can be hard to keep up with the best content on innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity and leadership. So we rounded up some of the best links ... More …


Want to innovate? Start by asking these questions

Will you create your future, or wither away? Leadership author and speaker Steven Bowman says that to become a “pragmatic futurist” you need to learn to recognise future opportunities and prepare to shape them to your advantage right now. More …






Angela Edwards: From horse and carriage to e-commerce

Fed up with trying to find the perfect corporate gift, Angela Edwards saw an opportunity to realise her goal of starting her own business. Enter Miny & Mo, a site that curates and sells gift experiences online. She gives us the ... More …


Raise your glass to these Idealog alumni

Like proud parents, we're always stoked to see innovative Kiwis who we've covered here at Idealog go on to find success and dream bigger. Take Juliet Arnott, or Jason Holdaway, both finalists in the Yealands Raise A Glass ... More …




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Technology

Mega hunts listing via TRS deal

Kim Dotcom's Mega file storage and data security firm is looking for a backdoor NZX listing by striking an agreement with shell company TRS Investments. More …


From consulting to SaaS startup

A tour of top US tech companies was the catalyst that led Ben Ridler to see the light and ditch consulting in favour of building a real product. More …


Counting down to Innes48

Listen up, Hamilton entrepreneurs: there's just over a month to go until the Innes48 startup competition and there's space for another six teams to sign up. More …


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Technology

Booktrack offers schools a new lesson plan

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Booktrack has a new offering for the education sector with Classroom, a platform that gives students access to hundreds of soundtracked eBooks and the ability to create their own. More …


Pledgeme piles in on equity crowdfunding fun

New Zealand rewards crowdfunding platform Pledgeme will be branching out into equity crowdfunding as well from next month when new P2P regulations go into effect allowing companies to raise up to $2 million a year this way. More …