Article as featured in NZ Entrepreneur Magazine here. While there are many supplements on the market, Viktual+ is among the first to use New Zealand and Pacific native ingredients for better health. Husband and wife team Rochelle and Tana Umaga founded Viktual...
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Article as featured in NZ Entrepreneur Magazine here. Kiwi startup Scentian Bio, which is developing a ground-breaking technology that can detect human diseases, has been awarded a US $1.7m grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Along with a further $2.5...
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Article as featured in NZ Entrepreneur Magazine here. Two current Massey PhD engineering students have created the world’s most advanced livestock ear tag to remotely monitor livestock, with a goal of getting them clipped on the ears of thousands of animals in 100 farms wi...
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Article as featured in NZ Entrepreneur Magazine here. Like so many great ideas, MenuAid was born out of the need to solve a personal problem. Toby Skilton and Elise Hilliam – the founders and CEOs of MenuAid, as well as life partners – both love to cook, b...
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Meet the Founders - Nunatak

October 17, 2022
Change is pressing on the agricultural industry in a huge way right now. Land use is under increasing scrutiny, and land investors and financial institutions are in need of robust and reliable data to help them manage their exposure to climate risk and identify future land u...
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Facial eczema costs the sheep, cattle and deer industries millions of dollars a year in lost production. The invisible (until it's too late) disease is hard to test for, and with climate warming, it will start to become a problem for more farmers around the country. So what ...
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Over half a billion people around the world actively avoid food allergens when shopping for food. That figure is growing and highlights the ever-growing food intolerances and allergies issue. Navigating the complex world of food allergies and intolerances is tricky, but one ...
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For the average farmer, optimising pasture use is inherently complex, with different herd numbers, paddock growth rates, pre and post graze targets and target feed intakes requiring a myriad of tools and dashboards. Managing this requires a lot of manual calculations, ‘cli...
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It’s estimated that wineries around New Zealand spend around $80 million each year on testing. One start-up is looking to save costs and give winemakers more time to focus on winemaking and less time in the lab with its testing device. Winealyse is a venture developing a c...
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Meet the Founder - SaproTech

September 27, 2022
The leather goods industry is worth around $400 billion. From handbags to clothing, the industry uses subsidiary products from the primary sector. It also contributes to our global emissions. But what if you could create a leather equivalent from fungi? That’s just what on...
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