Publication: Unlimited Magazine

First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Technology catches startup off guard

The rise of tablets and the rapid switch to apps caught online children's community MiniMonos on the hop, its founder Melissa Clark-Reynolds says.The Kiwi serial entrepreneur has spoken publicly for the first time about why the hugely successful startup ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rethinking Chinese tourism

When it comes to the baggage associated with stereotypes, the Chinese tourist is burdened with a particularly heavy load.Your typical Chinese visitor to Godzone travels en masse, touring the sights in a bus, stepping out occasionally for nothing more ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Lorde of the jewels

You can understand why Greg Fromont and Claire Hammon might have felt a bit miffed when a cat stole their limelight. But the husband and wife team may owe a little kudos to their black cat Samuel for the good fortunes of their jewellery brand, Meadow ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Building a strong supply chain

When the organic berry business started going bananas for Oob Organics, the company's managing director Robert Auton realised his business was only as good as his supply chain.Sales had been climbing steadily since the company first began producing fresh ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

The dark art of science policy

OPINION: Governments around the world invest heavily in science and innovation, but what types of spending work best?Would it be better to provide R&D tax credits for all firms, or should we fund specific projects in strategically important industrie ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Time for change at Pumpkin Patch

OPINION: Five years ago I wrote a blog post about New Zealand children's retailer Pumpkin Patch. I thought the brand had lost its way and that its former glory as beloved New Zealand company founded by Sally Synott in 1990, was fading.At the time I had ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Women in IT: Beating 'imposter syndrome'

In the second part of our feature on the shortage of women in New Zealand's growing IT sector, two women share their experiences beating "imposter syndrome" when working in a male-dominated field.Helen Durrant is a 27-year-old who works with Orion Health ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

KiwiNet Award finalists announced

Christchurch-based Springfree Trampolines is one of the finalists in the second annual Kiwi Innovation Network's (KiwiNet) Research Commercialisation Awards, announced today.The awards celebrate commercial achievements that come from publically funded ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

A guide to shared workspaces

The image of a startup business as a pair of young entrepreneurs stretching meagre resources by operating out of a garage is an enduring one, but it may be on its way out.The growing trend of hiring out office space by the desk, in arrangements known ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Retention key to success

OPINION: Imagine you drive your own bus for a living: passengers say hi when they get on, but you ignore them whilst you're looking for the next fare.The cold bare metal seats are uncomfortable, but were all that you could afford starting out.  You crunch ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

The science of communication

Dr Mark Quigley, a geoscientist at the University of Canterbury, was woken by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. Within a few hours Mark would become one of New Zealand's best known scientists and would provide a clear demonstration of the importance of good ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Homestay business takes PM's advice

Julia Charity says she's had a ''pretty typical entrepreneurial journey''.''I've been burnt out, ripped off and broke. You just learn to never let anything compromise the dream.''The Rotorua molecular biologist's goal of creating New Zealand's largest ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Mar 23 2014]

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"The moment the ad went on kids would log on to the site" she said
"When you're getting that kind of growth from a market that you don't know an awful lot about, while it's quite nice to sit back and enjoy it, you also want to be very sure that what you're doing is meeting expectations" Westwood says
"We clicked so well. I used to hate working with other people. But I trust Claire, and I trust her taste."

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Technology catches startup off guard [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
Rethinking Chinese tourism [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
Lorde of the jewels [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Building a strong supply chain [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
The dark art of science policy [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
Time for change at Pumpkin Patch [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 07 2014]
Women in IT: Beating 'imposter syndrome' [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
KiwiNet Award finalists announced [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
A guide to shared workspaces [Published Unlimited Magazine - Apr 01 2014]
Retention key to success [Published Unlimited Magazine - Mar 31 2014]
The science of communication [Published Unlimited Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
Homestay business takes PM's advice [Published Unlimited Magazine - Mar 23 2014]
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