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13 Aug 2018
The Concept of Smart Money
What is Smart Money?   The concept of Smart Money is about businesses seeking funds from people or organisations that have key knowledge, contacts or resources in areas that will help the business to grow beyond what the investment of cash alone would accomplish.   An example of Smart Money could be a company that manufactures bespoke equipment for the mechanical industry. They know …
30 May 2018
Tech in Asia Conference - Singapore 2018
  We were lucky enough to be invited by Startup Dunedin to join a delegation from Dunedin to attend the Tech in Asia Conference in Singapore. The conference was a collection of up and coming tech startups in the Singaporean region, venture capital groups, existing businesses in the tech space and speakers from global tech giants. It wasn't only about showcasing the startup businesses …
30 May 2018
Inaugural Dunedin TEXpo 2018 – “Innovation that is good for the world”
  We were invited to be part of the Inaugural TEXpo event held in Dunedin over the weekend at the Otago Business School and Otago Polytechnic. This was an exhibition of local tech companies that was a free, collaborative, cross campus showcase of innovative tech research, products and industries. The event provided an opportunity for Dunedin’s emerging and established software and …
30 May 2018
InvestaMatch Spotlight - KItt l Property Simplified
  Kitt is a platform for self-managing landlords and investors in the residential rental market. Kitt combines a powerful accounting system with the tools and systems of property agencies with the simplicity of the apps we use every day. We developed Kitt as a platform for everyday landlords and investors. We spent 1.5years researching exactly what our market needed and how …
23 May 2018
InvestaMatch Spotlight - Wheel House NZ
  Wheel Houses NZ is a Southland start-up that creates small, compact homes on light trailer. This idea has been created in response to the massive interest in Tiny Homes in NZ and the systematic problem of building houses under the 3.5 ton legal road weight for a light trailer. “I thought of the idea as after working out the …
23 May 2018
InvestaMatch Spotlight - Urbn Vino
  Urbn Vino is no stranger to the Dunedin market, as Cromwell winemaker Brendan Seal brought Urbn Vino to Dunedin in the midst of 2016. His initial concept was to bring his winemaking expertise to Dunedin in the form of a pop-up winemaking site at the former Gresham Hotel site by Queens Gardens. This was only a temporary pop up …
23 Mar 2018
Investamatch features in the ODT
It has been described as the Tinder of investing. Just like the online dating tool, newly launched Dunedin-based start-up InvestaMatch matches people. It is a novel approach for business owners to connect with the right investors, whether that is investing money or time in a business. "We aren't a transactional platform and in no way do we broker deals or even have …