By Variety | 29/06/2016
Joining the company’s board are Bruce Tuchman, former president of AMC Global and the Sundance Channel Global, and David Bishop, former president of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and MGM Home Entertainment. Both also plan to invest in Parrot Analytics, but the size of their investment isn’t being disclosed; the startup says it’s currently in the middle of raising a round of financing.
By TechCrunch | 11/04/2016
Despite the increasing ubiquity of online videos, making a professional-looking one is still a complicated process that usually involves chains of emails and uploads. 90 Seconds wants to fix that problem with its cloud-based platform, which lets users handle almost every part of the video production process in one place. Today, the startup announced it has raised a $7.5 million Series A led by Sequoia India.
By Voxy.co.nz | 08/04/2016
Today, The Icehouse and ICE Angels have announced the launch of a $10m fund called Tuhua which will invest in 25 leading kiwi start-ups over the next three years.
ICE Angels CEO, Robbie Paul, says the objective of the fund is to become a game changer in how ICE Angels and The Icehouse impact start-ups.
The fund leverages the resources and infrastructure of The Icehouse and ICE Angels, which means it is well-equipped to grow portfolio companies.
By Stuff.co.nz | 18/03/2016
A start up company that makes peas into chicken chunks has already attracted $1.2 million from international angel investors.
Kiwi investors were given the same opportunity after Sunfed Meats founder and chief executive Shama Lee pitched her plant-based chicken product to them at the New Zealand Agribusiness Investment Showcase near Palmerston North. The chicken is made from yellow peas imported from Canada in a process undisclosed for commercial reasons, and tastes and looks like chicken.
By National Business Review | 22/01/2016
Matthew Simmons was only 12 when he set up a business from his Christchurch home fixing loudspeakers. Now the serial entrepreneur may be sitting on a revolutionary leap in a holy grail of computing: ever higher data compression at ever lower cost. Fiona Rotherham reports how he and American Alex St John, one of the creators of Microsoft’s DirectX operating system behind the Xbox, are developing a disruptive computer technology from Cambridge.
By Radio Live | 22/11/2015
Avertana founder Sean Molloy, co-winner of this year’s UA Business School Entrepreneurs Challenge, explains how his business take what no one wants in the form of industrial waste and turns it into the things that everyone needs.
By UoA Business School | 18/11/2015
The most amazing science based company to come out of NZ since Lanzatech and it’s no surprise that the founders are all alumni and pursuing a similar vision of converting industrial waste into high value products through a unique patented process.
Tuhua is a fund that invests in New Zealand’s leading start-ups. Our partnership with The Icehouse and the ICE Angels enables us to provide an unprecedented amount of resource and support to start-ups. We’re here to give start-ups the tools for the hunt.
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