New Zealand Featured Startup: Secured Signing

In the next few weeks we will be featuring promising and successful New Zealand BizSpark startups and ISVs on this blog. This week’s featured startup is Secured Signing. Secured Signing is one of the first members to graduate from our BizSpark program, and here are more details about their secure digital signature solution and how…


The ICEHOUSE and Microsoft BizSpark Innovation Academy Event

We still have space available for this Innovation Academy Event for start ups and entrepreneurs on Monday 21st February in Auckland.       The Innovation Academy is packed full of tips from experts and entrepreneurs who know the steps to success when commercialising fresh ideas. Brought to you by Forbes.com World Top 10 Technology…

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Windows Azure Discover Event for ISVs and Start Ups

The Windows Azure Platform Discover Event is specifically designed for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and software start ups interested in learning more about the Windows Azure Platform. These are one day events being held worldwide with the goal of helping ISVs understand Microsoft’s Cloud Computing offerings with the Windows Azure Platform, discuss the opportunities for…

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BizSpark Members–Register Your Developers

If you are a start up that has joined our BizSpark programme hopefully you are enjoying your access to current full-featured Microsoft development tools, platform technologies, and production licenses of server products (including Windows Azure Platform) while developing your world changing solution or service. Did you know you can (and should) register all the developers…

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Intergrid Case Study–GreenButton

We have recently put together a case study showing how Integrid are using Windows Azure for their product, GreenButton. If you were at Tech·Ed New Zealand this year, you would have seen Dave Fellows, Lead Architect at GreenButton, do a fantastic demonstration of how Windows Azure can be used to dramatically speed up the rendering…

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Contrast Media Case Study and Interview

Continuing our series of profiles of New Zealand BizSpark companies, we have Contrast Media. Contrast Media have developed a Mobile Tagging solution named HardLink that uses Windows Azure and Microsoft Tag (or QR Codes). You can also find a video interview with Contrast Media Director, Dave Williams, at the Microsoft Spark New Zealand website.  Contrast…

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Interview with BizSpark Network Partner, e-Centre

The latest in our continuing series of interviews with BizSpark start-ups and Network Partners has been posted on the Microsoft Spark New Zealand website. This time we are talking to Steve Corbett, CEO of the e-Centre in Albany.  A number of New Zealand BizSpark start-ups are located at the e-Centre (or are virtual residents). Who…

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Litmos is a finalist for the NZ Hi-Tech Awards

Litmos, a start-up in the Microsoft BizSpark programme we profiled here, has been announced as a finalist in the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards (in the “HiFx Innovative Service Product of the Year” category).   Congratulations to the team (Rich, Nicole and Daniel) at Litmos and good luck!

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Litmos Case Study

As part of of our BizSpark promotional activities mentioned in my previous post, we’ve started highlighting local start-ups in the BizSpark programme. Our first case study and video was with Litmos, an online Learning Management System. Here is the case study: Litmos given a head start with BizSpark BIZSPARK CASE STUDY – LITMOS Providing companies…

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