Christopher leads Fabrum, a precision engineering company in Christchurch which has developed world-leading cryogenic technology. The AFCryocooler technology was chosen by NASA for use on the MARS Lander. And the America’s Cup team went to Fabrum to develop the technology for hydrogen powered foiling chase boats, which Fabrum developed in 5 weeks. Fabrum is driven by developing technological excellence whilst leaving the lightest footprint possible on the earth.
Richard is the CEO & co-founder of Totara whose learning and talent management platform is used by organisations across many sectors, governments & not-for-profits throughout the world. Totara leverages open code to enable more flexibility for the customer, and deliver better value. The objective is to lower barriers to using enterprise level learning technologies and unlock new innovation potential.
Reason is a digital marketing agency that helps ambitious businesses around the world re-imagine and realise their opportunity for growth through digital. It charges on how well it performs, not on how much is spent. As a result, it is one of Asia Pacific's fastest growing digital companies. Two years ago it spun out a SaaS company, Rescue Metrics, to give clients full visibility over conversion analytics.
Catalyst IT develops and supports expert open source solutions: UX and design, eLearning, website development, training, library management, enterprise solutions, document management & cloud hosting. With 25 years of experience, Catalyst IT has worked with organisations across the globe, spanning all sectors. It now has 400 people, with offices in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the UK.
Over 25,000 tradespeople around the world use Tradify job tracking software. It promises to be the fastest, simplest and easiest way to run a business: invoicing, quoting and scheduling integrate with existing accounting solutions. You can use it on desktop, tablet and mobile, anywhere, anytime. Michael brings a wealth of business experience to the job of scaling Tradify out into the world.
ZeroJet is a fast-growing start-up developing high performance electric jet propulsion systems for boats. Its vision is to eliminate combustion engines on small watercraft, such as tenders. Did you know that 10,000 outboards produce the same emissions as 1.5 million cars? ZeroJet is the first jet propulsion system to be designed specifically for an electric motor, accelerating the marine industry's transition to sustainable energy.
NanoLayr uses nanofibre as a technology platform to solve many industry needs in markets ranging from composite reinforcement to cosmetic applications and filter media for use in facemasks. Using the process of electrospinning, and only the finest materials, it creates custom-made fibres, delivering revolutionary products to multiple markets including filtration, cosmetics and healthcare, textiles, composites and electronics.
Quantifi Photonics is on a mission to transform the world of photonics test & measurement. From its New Zealand base, it develops and manufactures a wide range of test & measurement instruments along with customized test solutions for multinational tech companies and world-leading research organizations developing the technologies to enable future global networks.
Soul Machines is a digital people company: re-imagining how real and virtual humans can connect in today’s digital worlds and the metaverse. It develops intelligent, emotionally responsive avatars as a user interface for AI platforms, creating the digital workforce of the future and digital twins.
Author-it provides cloud-based structured component authoring systems for the creation, management, localization & publishing of information, with products for Life Sciences, Compliance & Technical Documentation, & eLearning catering for SMBs to Enterprise. It now has 120 people around the world.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that every 11 seconds someone dies of an obesity-related illness. Macroactive is on a mission to empower fitness and wellness coaches to help 10 million people enjoy happier and healthier lives, with 1:1 exercise routines, nutrition plans and mindset coaching delivered to their mobile device.
Parkable was founded with an ambitious goal: to make parking easy and stress-free by connecting available parking spaces to the people who need to park. It lets workplaces and commercial properties manage their parking with ease, automating the management of staff and tenants’ parks and EV chargers.
Rako Science provides saliva-based COVID-19 surveillance testing at scale to protect New Zealand workers, businesses and vulnerable communities, as well as pre-departure PCR testing for passengers leaving New Zealand.
RIPA stands for Receipt-Invoice-Payment-Automation. It started with receipt automation for expense recording, but now also provides disbursement payments as a service, transforming the way government, business and health insurance companies deliver entitlements.
Open is on a mission to offer the fastest car, home and travel insurance at the best price for the world. Its AI-powered platform offers personalised products, including usage-based pricing and instant claims settlements.
MOBI is an end-to-end digital platform that provides customer ordering solutions for hospitality businesses. Its end to end solutions help to increase revenue, reduce in-store wait time, gain brand loyalty, and improve overall customer experience. MOBI is now used by 900+ restaurant brands in 35 countries.
Maxava provides innovative monitoring, high availability and disaster recovery solutions for more than 500 customers in over 40 countries, ensuring business continuity, reduced risk and regulatory compliance.
Fingermark offers a suite of hardware and software solutions, using artificial intelligence, computer vision and deep learning to design fit-for-purpose industry-specific solutions.
Aceso brings together the islands of healthcare – intelligent referrals, online booking and scheduling, workflow, care journeys, electronic health records, automated claims and payments, and a branded telehealth consultation service – to deliver a better health experience for all.