September 14th 2011
Six promising entrepreneurial New Zealand companies have made the shortlist for a potential share of $1 million in seed funding to go global and take on the world Kiwi-style… thanks to The University of Auckland Business School Entrepreneurs’ Challenge.
The finalists – ViFX Limited Partnership, K9 Natural Food, enlight photo, KlickEx, JUCY Group and Nexus6 – have made the final list in the closely fought competition which is into its third year and offers $1m in funding from an initial $3m donation by ex-pat international financier New Zealander Charles Bidwill.
August 12th 2011
Fifteen companies showing global export promise have been chosen as qualifiers in a bid to secure a share of $1 million in this year’s University of Auckland Business School Entrepreneurs’ Challenge.
The companies – ranging from bulk material handling system developers through to tourism operators and makers of raw natural petfood – will now undergo scrutiny by the Challenge’s selection panel before the finalists are announced in September.
June 8th 2011
Entries into the 2011 University of Auckland Business School Entrepreneurs’ Challenge are now open, but there’ s more than just a share of $1m up for grabs in this unique competition.
As well as the chance to attract funding to catapult their promising businesses onto the global stage, entrants also have the opportunity to map out their particular business plans and impress the judges with their long-term potential.
The information in this article was current at 27 Mar 2012