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0 Tech veteran joins project to help NZ firms access US

It’s no surprise, really, that US tech entrepreneur Craig Elliott has been appointed a director of the Kiwi Landing Pad, the San Francisco-based hub for high-growth NZ tech businesses wanting to establish their businesses in the States.

Elliott was there in the beginning when KLP was just a twinkle in the eye of Sam Morgan, who set it up with Wellington entrepreneur John Holt and the support of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment in 2011.

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0 Energy Mad surges on Amazon deal

Shares in lightbulb maker Energy Mad surged after it announced it had begun selling its energy-efficient products online in the United States through internet retail giant Amazon.

The Christchurch-based company, which has continually failed to deliver on the profit forecasts published in its 2011 initial public offer prospectus, says four of its products are being sold on Amazon under Energy Mad’s US Ecospiral brand.

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0 Auckland’s plan to attract investors ranks highly

A strategy developed by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) to attract foreign direct investment into Auckland has been named fourth best in the Asia-Pacific.

The ‘Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future 2013/14’ rankings were compiled by highly respected fDi Intelligence, a division of the UK’s Financial Times and the world’s largest foreign direct investment (FDI) centre of excellence.

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0 The whole world in his headphones

Andrew Fisher has taken the mobile app from a bit of phone fun to an advertiser’s boon. But will it deliver a blockbuster float? writes Simon Duke.

Andrew Fisher chuckles before launching into an anecdote about the jet-black electric guitar hanging on the wall. Emblazoned with the message “Go Shazam!”, it was a gift from Al Gore, Bill Clinton’s vice-president.

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0 Small Business: App creators – Marie-Claire Andrews

Tell us about SmartShow

Smartshow is one of the top international smartphone event app providers. We’re specialists and only create event apps. Headquartered in Wellington, we’re a team of eight with representation around the world in Australia, the UK and the Middle East. Our market-leading smartphone event app, ShowGizmo, has “mobilised” more than 250 events around the world in 11 countries since 2010. ShowGizmo and the white label products derived from it, have been used at all types of events including trade shows, conferences, exhibitions, sporting and cultural events and festivals.

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