Monthly Archives: October 2015

Let’s hear it for New York

Callaghan Innovation general manager Accelerator Services Simon Brown is back from a Better By Design study tour of New York City. He reports back on a city where the leading businesses have absorbed customer-centricity into the fabric of their operation. … Continue reading

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Start-up Highlights: October 2015

Summer Park rounds up the best of the month on the start-up scene. LEAN15 The first-ever Lean Start-up methodology conference in New Zealand. Curated by Creative HQ – Wellington-based founder incubator – and powered by Callaghan Innovation, Deloitte, Revera and … Continue reading

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The Parrot sketch

They believe in the magic of content, they can tell you when Germany hits ‘peak werewolf’, and they could be Nielsen’s biggest threat. This is the story of LA/Auckland-based predictive analytics rising star Parrot Analytics. Parrot, co-founded by former Auckland … Continue reading

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Who the tech are you, Jonathan Miller?

In the first in an occasional series, Callaghan Innovation national technology network Manager for ICT Jonathan Miller gives some insight into his background, his role at Callaghan Innovation, and the big thing to look for in the near future of … Continue reading

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Shedding the veil

He has worked in silence for months, but today, for the first time, the door to the secret lair of one-man enterprise and C-PRIZE finalist Russell Donovan has been squeezed ajar. And it reveals this: The man himself gives some enigmatic … Continue reading

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Clever Cookies: Booktrack

Callaghan Innovation customer manager Luke Krieg shares success stories among his clients in LinkedIn. He was kind enough to reproduce one here: One thing I enjoy about working at Callaghan Innovation is the chance to engage with clever New Zealand companies all … Continue reading

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Dotterel update 3: Buzz!

C-PRIZE finalist Team Dotterel with the latest update onm theri progress – including a disturbing vision of the distopian future courtesy of Janus Lee. 30 days to go till demo day!!! We have been churning out data from our cheep … Continue reading

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Final assembly, motor testing

Originally posted on Horizon UAV:
We are now in the final stages of assembling our prototype for testing, and have been designing a mount for the flight controller and various sensors which we plan to use on our UAV. We…

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Guest blog: Vortech update 4

The Vortech team bust out some high-tech solutions – plywood and bricks – as testing day looms. The first problem we tackled last week was the fact we don’t trust GPS to work at our testing site. The performance evaluation … Continue reading

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Expertise makes it Easy for pharma start-up

Pharmaceutical start-up Breathe Easy Therapeutics is one of those companies whose goal is so profoundly worthy, it’s impossible not to wish them success, says Callaghan Innovation business innovation adviser Julia Chambers. The company is trialing medicine which it hopes will … Continue reading

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