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Wharf42 Partners with Tuia Innovation

Tuia Innovation is a group of specialist commercial advisors with a focus on assisting Maori to extract better returns from their assets and the opportunities available to them through science and technology-driven innovation. Wharf42’s partners in Tuia Innovation include The Tuia Group, SODA Inc, the Federation of Maori Authorities, WNT Ventures, LIFTOFF and SVX. The Meteoroid Program provides Tuia Innovation [...]

By |December 11th, 2014|Maori Business|0 Comments

Te Hekenga Conference: 18-19 Sept, Tauranga

The Tauranga Māori Business Association is hosting the third National Hui for Māori Business Networks and Maori SME’s from 18-19 September at the ASB Arena, Baypark, Tauranga. ASB Arena, Tauranga: Hosting Te Hekenga Conference I posted an article about the importance of the Maori economy to New Zealand last month. It is growing rapidly and has the potential [...]

By |September 3rd, 2014|Maori Business|0 Comments

Te Kete Tikanga Māori

Over the past few years in Silicon Valley, I have witnessed relatively little understanding of Māori culture or business in the region. That might however just be changing. During the America’s Cup last year, a delegation of Māori business leaders spent a few days at Stanford University to get a better understanding of its entrepreneurial spirit and learnings. More recently, [...]

By |August 15th, 2014|Maori Business|1 Comment