Tagged: IT

Software Patents: the Difference between Excluding Computer Programs as Such and Excluding Computer Programs as Such - Stick

Peter Kerr May 23, 2013

By guest blogger Doug Calhoun The Patents Bill has had a tortuous ride through Parliament – to say the least. Introduced in 2008, it was reviewed by a select committee in 2009 and reported back in March 2010. In September … Continue reading → … Read More

Lightning Lab startups ask – ‘where’s the money’? - Stick

Peter Kerr May 21, 2013

Lightning Lab 2013 saw nine startups pitch their digital products to would-be investors last week, seeking expansion capital for ideas that 12 weeks before mostly existed on paper. The Wellington Demo Day saw highly polished presentations, with clear development plans … Continue reading → … Read More

Personalised time/place knowledge goal of ThunderMaps - Stick

Peter Kerr Nov 16, 2012

Location-based intelligence is one of the up-and-coming applications of all things mobile. Wellington-based startup ThunderMaps reckons it has a solution to a problem – individuals and organisations having geo-knowledge that is valuable to others, but having no practical way of … Continue reading → … Read More

‘White label’ opportunity for number one food app - Stick

Peter Kerr Aug 14, 2012

While there’s a great deal of satisfaction in creating a mobile device app that people use, and come back to frequently, there’s a bigger game eyed for Fast, Fresh & Tasty. The Wellington-originated app provides updated recipes, with a strong … Continue reading → … Read More

Take that Jamie Oliver! – F,F & T the app-ening thing - Stick

Peter Kerr Aug 07, 2012

There’s something intrinsically appealing about a company that plies its trade as digital media consultants pulling off a coup in the smart phone app area. Wellington Click Suite, an 18 year veteran in the interactive space, “uses our skills for … Continue reading → … Read More

Kiwi Landing Pad sweetens deal for startups - Stick

Peter Kerr Jun 12, 2012

There’s nothing quite like being in the market…….so The Kiwi Landing Pad in San Francisco’s sweetening the pot for startups looking to springboard into the States. Under its ‘Catapult’ programme it is providing a month’s placement in San Fran’s South … Continue reading → … Read More