Five top Kiwi entrepreneurs honoured at EY Entrepreneur of Year awards

Five of New Zealand’s top entrepreneurs have been awarded EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Vista Group co-founder and chief product officer Murray Holdaway won the master category, Brianne West, founder and CEO of zero-waste beauty brand Ethique, won the young entrepreneur category, HMI Technologies chairman Mohammed Hikmet won the technology and emerging industries category, …

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Jamie Beaton

In October 2014, Julian Robertson had a presumptuous guest on his hands. Jamie Beaton, 19, had confidently strolled into the hedge fund billionaire’s home office to talk about software used by some of the scholars sponsored by Robertson’s foundation each year. Beaton, small-framed with auburn bangs mopped across a boyish face, looked even younger than …

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Tane Rameka

In a bid to promote his new job site, Tane Rameka has launched a start up to boost his original start up, and help other fledgling businesses get off the ground.  His first platform, the free jobsite Offer Me A Shot, launched a year ago. Rameka, the business manager at Tasman Auto Electrics in Richmond, had been …

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Banqer and KiwiBank

Kiwibank has announced it will continue to support online financial literacy platform Banqer, with another round of funding announced. This is the third year the bank has funded the digital teaching tool. The boost will see 3,300 Kiwi classrooms access the platform for free in 2019, a significant increase from the 2,100 classrooms in 2018. …

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When you’re a small business owner, you’re always busy, often having to be a ‘Jack-of-all-trades’ to ensure success. This makes innovative solutions capable of improving the way you do business so you have more time for your life outside of work all the more important. One of these solutions is Bartercard, a business-to-business (B2B) trade exchangehelping …

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