Exceptional entreprenuer: Jenene Crossan

Exceptional entreprenuer: Jenene Crossan

This month we're chatting with the talented Jenene Crossan, who recently picked up the award for the Most Inspiring Individual at the 2016 New Zealand Innovation Awards with Flossie Concierge. She explains what innovation means to her and why she's so excited by the possibilities of the digital realm. 

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Shaky grounds for Kaikoura’s business community

Shaky grounds for Kaikoura’s business community

The Kaikoura earthquake on November 14 last year registered 7.8 on the Richter scale. Rockslides covered the major highways in and out of the city, the seabed rose around 1.5 metres and nearly 500 businesses of 734 registered in the Kaikoura District required some kind of assistance.   

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How will this year be different than last?

How will this year be different than last?

Asking yourself some hard business questions early in the year will set you up for success.

A lot of small business owners either spend too much time struggling to get customers and earning too little money, or become victims of their own success.

It’s time to identify these problems early and do something about it to make 2017 a business year to remember in the process!

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BNZ: Our reflections on the 2016 Deloitte Fast 50

BNZ: Our reflections on the 2016 Deloitte Fast 50

Every year, the Deloitte Fast 50 shines a welcome spotlight on the achievements of New Zealand’s fastest growing businesses and BNZ is very happy to play an important role in this programme. And, as always, this year provided some valuable insights into the current trends in the fast growing segment of companies.Every year, the Deloitte Fast 50 shines a welcome spotlight on the achievements of New Zealand’s fastest growing businesses and BNZ is very happy to play an important role in this programme. And, as always, this year provided some valuable insights into the current trends in the fast growing segment of companies.

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Take your business to the next level

Take your business to the next level

As part of the Fast 50 festival, we enjoyed a great session on how to capitalise on your current position and expand your market share with three women running high-growth businesses. Samantha Gadd, Founder of Humankind shared on why rebranding is so important and Managing Director of Xero, Anna Curzon talked about why you always need to have one eye on the next curve in your business. 

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SmartLift - remaining relevant in Canterbury

SmartLift - remaining relevant in Canterbury

Congratulations to SmartLift in Canterbury who are number 3 on our Deloitte Fast 50 index this year! These smart business owners are making strides in the Canterbury rebuild since they started their business six years ago. This article by Chris Hutching from the 2016 Deloitte Fast 50 Ezine explains how their business got off the ground and the impact they're having so far

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Winner of the Deloitte Fast 50 2016: Pushpay

Winner of the Deloitte Fast 50 2016: Pushpay

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Fast 50 - Pushpay! These are the guys helping to make payments to organisations and charities, fast and easy with their mobile non point of sale system. We had a chat with co-founder Chris Heaslip who explained the journey it's been to get where they are today. 

 

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Mission Accomplished: Deloitte Fast 50 2016

Mission Accomplished: Deloitte Fast 50 2016

We’re proud to say it was another cracking festival at Villa Maria Winery Last month where we saw even more fast growth companies rise to the surface of NZ’s business landscape. We’ve now debriefed the agents, packed away the gadgets and closed down the case for the 2016 Fast 50.

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