Rod Drury

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Name: Rod Drury
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Labour tech pledge gets B+

KENT BLECHYNDENDAVID CUNLIFFE: Plotting a high-tech future.Plaudits have begun trickling in for the Labour Party's plan to boost the information technology industry and support new entrepreneurs.But Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce said Labour ... [Published The Press NZ - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Joyce Twitter debate reignites Drury tech kingpin idea

Photos / NZ Herald.Debate broke out on twitter this morning following an announcement that if elected, Labour will appoint a chief technology officer - something Xero chief executive Rod Drury has been campaigning for.In an op-ed piece for the Herald ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Kiwi kids isolated by 'digital divide'

New Zealand's "digital divide" has left hundreds of thousands of Kiwi kids isolated and cut off from their communities, the annual Nethui conference has heard.In a keynote address this afternoon, Barbara Craig – who works for Government trust 2020 - said ... [Published 3 News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Call for Maori investment at Nethui

One of New Zealand's most successful businessmen is calling for a specialist Maori technology fund, challenging entrepreneurs to "stop begging" and instead "take control".Speaking at the annual Nethui conference in Auckland this morning, Ian Taylor slammed ... [Published 3 News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

NZ startup Roll launches business software

The Roll teamAuckland software startup Roll is on well, a bit of a roll.Its cloud based business management software has officially launched out of beta mode coinciding with Roll becoming a Xero approved add-on partner.Roll's Software as a Service (SaaS) ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook, Xero executives to speak in Auckland

New Zealand's internet community is expected to turn out in force for the annual Nethui conference this week.Tickets are selling well ahead of the Auckland event, which will see around 500 attendees take part in 60 different panels and workshops between ... [Published 3 News - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

'IRD could save millions'

Inland Revenue has responded guardedly to a call from Xero founder Rod Drury for it to use a "public-private partnership" to replace its computer systems.Spokeswoman Lorna Milton said considerations included taxpayers' privacy and the "integrity of the ... [Published Southland Times - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rod Drury: Tech kingpin a smart idea for NZ

A chief technology officer for the country could identify big issues and own a national strategy, writes Rod Drury.Xero chief executive Rod Drury. Photo / Dean PurcellBarack Obama has one. So do many large companies. The chief technology officer's role, ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 2 reports

Talking tech with Branson

A New Zealand scientist has spent a week with Richard Branson on his private Caribbean island playing chess, eating sushi and discussing technology and sustainability.Auckland University nanotechnology lecturer Michelle Dickinson was one of eight people ... [Published Southland Times - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Magic of Monaco crowns awards trip

Rod Drury says the Entrepreneur of the Year competition was a great experience. Photo / Michael CraigRod Drury describes Monaco as "the Queenstown of Europe".The boss of online accounting software firm Xero was in the city-state on the French Riviera, ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 5 reports

Xero hits $92 million in annualised revenue

Cloud accounting company Xero has hit monthly recurring subscription revenues of $NZ8.6 million ($A7.93m), passing $NZ100m ($A92m) in annualised revenue for the first time. Full year operating revenue to March 2014 was $NZ70.1m.Xero CEO Rod Drury says ... [Published Start Up Smart - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 2 reports

Orcon purchase 'speculation'

Sky Television is refusing to comment on whether it is negotiating to take over internet provider Orcon.Sky TV spokeswoman Kirsty Way said the pay-television provider "didn't comment on market speculation" after a report was published on Saturday that ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Jun 16 2014]

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Labour tech pledge gets B+ [Published The Press NZ - Jul 11 2014]
Joyce Twitter debate reignites Drury tech kingp... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 11 2014]
Accounting Innovators Share Life, Business Less... [Published CPA Technology Advisor - Jul 10 2014]
Kiwi kids isolated by 'digital divide' [Published 3 News - Jul 09 2014]
Call for Maori investment at Nethui [Published 3 News - Jul 09 2014]
Agribusiness Report: A silver lining for farmers [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 09 2014]
Facebook, Xero executives to speak in Auckland [Published 3 News - Jul 07 2014]
NZ startup Roll launches business software [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 07 2014]
Kiwi tech students off to Silicon Valley [Published 3 News - Jul 05 2014]
NetHui programme finalised (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 03 2014]
Richard Branson's invitation to Auckland lectur... [Published 3 News - Jul 02 2014]
Midday Update: Xero board seeks 70% boost to fe... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Jul 02 2014]
Xero board seeks 70% boost to fee pool at AGM [Published Scoop - Jul 02 2014]
Quality entrants confirmed for business awards ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 01 2014]
'IRD could save millions' [Published Southland Times - Jul 01 2014]
UN envoy: Pressure key to end South Sudan fighting [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 01 2014]
Rod Drury: Tech kingpin a smart idea for NZ [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 30 2014]
Kiwi Startup Xero Pries Accountants Away from I... [Published Xconomy - Jun 30 2014]
Stuttering Rollo now star of start-ups [Published Southland Times - Jun 30 2014]
Talking tech with Branson [Published Southland Times - Jun 29 2014]
NZ scientist lands trip to Branson's island [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 29 2014]
Must-See "TV" - Accounting Innovators Share Lif... [Published SearchBug - Jun 28 2014]
Philip Morris Int'l to sell Marlboro HeatStick [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 26 2014]
Magic of Monaco crowns awards trip [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 26 2014]
Appetite for 'sexy' IPOs wanes [Published Southland Times - Jun 24 2014]
Xero shares hit 9-month low [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 24 2014]
NZ awaits as exciting NetHui programme takes sh... [Published TechDay.co.nz - Jun 23 2014]
Is Intuit’s acquisition of Invitbox a game chan... [Published BoxFreeIT - Jun 23 2014]
NetHui announces 2014 programme (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jun 19 2014]
Xero hits 'dream' milestone [Published 3 News - Jun 17 2014]
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