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Software
Midwinter launches MultiGoal optimisation engine
This month
Midwinter, a Bravura Solutions Limited company, has announced the extension of its advice software with the launch of MultiGoal, a strategic goal optimisation engine for financial advisers.
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Employment
Employee claims he’s owed $100,000 by Kiwi tech company in liquidation
September 2016
If you were owed $100k from your company, you’d feel pretty aggrieved wouldn’t you? Ex-employee, Lawrence Sami certainly feels that way.
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QNAP improves NAS data center searchability function
July 2016
"To complement QNAP NAS as a huge data center, ‘searchability’ is one of the key areas for increasing the value of stored data."
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Optimizer HQ subsidiaries’ debts likely to top $11 million
December 2015
Claims against two Optimizer HQ subsidiaries are likely to hit $11.3 million, with liquidators reviewing the sale of business assets pre-liquidation.
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Cloud
Optimizer HQ subsidiaries in liquidation; Swipe HQ down
December 2015
Odev, a company associated Optimizer HQ and payment processing solution Swipe HQ, has been placed into liquidation.
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Payment gateways
Big telco helps Kiwi tech firm increase profit
October 2014
The latest generation of payment hardware such as that provided by Swipe is a good example of how technology can make it easier for customers to do business.
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Has Spark Business solved SMB cash flow struggles?
August 2014
Spark Business has partnered with local Kiwi company Optimizer to solve one of the most common ‘pain points’ for small business owners...
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Xero
Kiwi SMEs set for improved cash-flow thanks to Xero
July 2014
"Cashflow is hugely important to our small business customers."
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Are Kiwi firms exposing sensitive data to help desks?
October 2013
A New Zealand IT specialist is warning Kiwis phoning cloud software helpdesks that they may expose their data to unnecessary risk.
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ICT
Auckland CBD should become ‘Mini Silicon Valley’
August 2013
An Auckland-based IT CEO is calling for technology companies to form a central hub to secure better infrastructure and boost collaboration to support the industry’s continued export growth.
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Cloud
Is regulation needed for cloud ‘data portability’?
July 2013
A leading cloud technology figure has called for government regulation to protect consumers who move their data and images onto cloud applications.
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Kiwi mobile payment technology 'Optimizing' global potential
July 2013
Businesses in Europe and Asia will be the first to benefit from a New Zealand developed mobile payment device.
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Capital gains as Optimizer HQ raises $4m
June 2013
New Zealand technology firm closes a multi-million dollar investment in new capital from local and international investors.
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NZX
Will Optimizer HQ go for NZX listing?
May 2013
New Zealand-based technology company announces plans to explore the prospect of listing on the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX), but will it happen?
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Kiwi invention prevents password hacking
April 2013
The average Kiwi is a "sitting duck" when it comes to data security – and it is only a question of time before hackers exploit security loopholes that will see thousands of logins and passwords stolen.
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Payment gateways
Accept payments on your mobile with ’Swipe HQ’
June 2012
Kiwi company Optimizer HQ releases terminal tool that plugs into device headphone jack.
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Marketing
Manas Kumar: optimising leadership
March 2012
Manas Kumar, CEO of Optimizer, is interviewed about the Kiwi company he launched and the role that the international sector plays in his business.
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Optimizer HQ offers ultra-cheap SMS marketing
January 2012
New Texta service aims to make text message promos affordable for small businesses.
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Optimizer HQ hires marketing officer in post-float push
December 2011
Appointment part of a drive to capitalise on Frankfurt Stock Exchange listing.
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Kiwi firms vie for places in international comp
November 2011
Red Herring selects four New Zealand technology businesses as finalists for its Global 100 list.