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Idealog—in the ideas business

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Events

Inspiring creative action at I Like I Wonder

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How does a series of events designed to inspire creative thought and action sound? I Like I Wonder is a brand new Wellington initiative focused on sharing wisdom and new insight with like-minded creatives. More …


Kiwi Kickstarter idea Yolkr sucks yolks

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Those splitting hairs over the best way to separate egg yolks from whites, wonder no more – the Yolkr is here, and raising funds on Kickstarter after six months spent perfecting the design. More …


Milford takes a $3m bite out of BurgerFuel

Burger Fuel Worldwide has raised $3 million from two of shareholder Milford Asset Management's funds, issuing 1.6 million shares at $1.25 apiece (a one percent discount to its 20-day volume weighted average price. More …



TradeGecko reels in $650k in funding

TradeGecko.com, a cloud-based inventory and sales management SaaS application for SMEs started by a trio of Kiwis, has closed a US$650,000 seed funding round less than three months after launching its public beta. More …




Unitec designs the ultimate DJ booth

Unitec and George FM recently celebrated the launch of pet partnership project the 'Ultimate DJ Booth', a portable, fully functional booth that the radio station commissioned Unitec students to make for this summer season's many outdoor events. More …


Flossie secures funding round from Sonar6 alumni

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Beauty and health deals website Flossie.com has secured an undisclosed amount of capital in a funding round led by Mike Carden and Pete Weaver, formerly of Sonar6. The two have been appointed directors of the startup as a part ... More …






The Warehouse bets on Noel Leeming

The Warehouse is paying $65 million to acquire the Noel Leeming Group and its 92 stores in a bid to boost its consumer electronics offerings and, no doubt, its flagging share price and profits. More …


iMake: a DIY success story

Peter Eastwood founded iMake and built the DIY food company from the ground up into an international exporter with a product range in the thousands and an annual turnover of $25 million. He recently talked cheese, wine and design to ... More …