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Kiwi company selected in women-only Australian tech accelerator

A New Zealand start-up company, RIP Global, is among eight companies to be selected for the next women-only Springboard Enterprises Australia (SBE) accelerator programme. SBE Australia, a not-for-profit with the first female-only startup accelerator in Australia, says the founders, lead successful businesses in industries including healthtech, agritech, real estate, wellness and fashion.
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#PressforProgress for more diversity in tech

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #PressForProgress and with good reason. Unfortunately, data shows that the gender gap is widening across the globe, instead of taking 170 years to close the gap at the current rate of progress, it is estimated that gender parity across the world will take over two centuries.
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AI provides window to get women into tech

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is the next wave of technology and New Zealand must present a fresh window to help encourage women into tech roles.
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How MBIE is encouraging diversity in tech!

New Zealand’s tech sector is growing, and assisting and fostering this growth is a key focus for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). Within MBIE, the Digital Economy team was established in 2015 to support and encourage continued growth, working closely with the wider digital community.