Meet the Upstarters: the presentations

Missed out on the launch of UpStarters at Techweek'18? Catch up on all the action below! 

Monday 21 May 2018 saw the launch of New Zealand's technology and innovation story, a new initative all about showcasing our country's global uniqueness when it comes to doing business. Check out the videos below for the key points, and to see Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern launch UpStarters, in hologram form...


New Ideas from a New Place by Peter Beck of Rocket Lab

Here is the story of a company that's democratising space from the bottom of the world. Find out about Peter Beck's greatest challenges and secrets to success as he discusses what it means to take a big idea to the world and make it a reality.

Natural Collaborators by Iain Hosie of Revolution Fibres and Mat Rowe of Dotterel

Meet two companies from opposite sides of the innovation ecosystem who collaborated to build something entirely new and world-changing - Revolution Fibres, world-leading experts in the field of electrospinning Nanofibre, and Dotterel, the company whose drone noise reduction and audio enablement technology has cross-sector applications from cinematography to surveillance.

Innovation from the Edge with Callaghan Innovation

CEO of Callaghan Innovation, Vic Crone, takes to the stage with a panel of promising start-ups — David Woods of Precision Seafood Harvesting, Timothy Allan of Ubco and Emma Parsons of Agrigate — to discuss the unique opportunities and challenges that go hand in hand with scaling a hi-tech company from New Zealand. 

By Team Techweek