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SuiteBox Wins Banking Technology Asia Mobility Award

Posted by | Latest news | June 27, 2017

Global digital workspace provider SuiteBox announces today it has won the mobility solutions category in the fin5ive challenge, part of the BankTech Asia Awards program. SuiteBox’s digital meeting, collaboration and digital signature solution beat hundreds of applications to impress a judging panel for its innovativeness and relevance to the Asia market. SuiteBox’s SE Asia representative, […]

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Waterman Capital – My Food Bag

Posted by | Latest news | March 08, 2017

My Food Bag was founded in 2013 and was the first meal-kit business to launch in NZ. It is the clear market leader in this sub-sector of the grocery channel. The business is primarily operated on a subscription basis, providing customers with recipes and ingredients for three or five meals per week/fortnight from a variety […]

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SuiteBox Launches World First E-Signing Functionality

Posted by | Latest news | February 27, 2017

Global software provider of digital workspace technology SuiteBox has upgraded its software to allow for four-person meetings that, for the first time, enables the multi-party signing of documents in a secure cyber environment. Ian Dunbar, CEO of SuiteBox, said: “This new functionality allows for a meeting host and up to three participants to meet together […]

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Kiwi software business wins ‘wonderful endorsement’ from Xero

Posted by | Latest news | September 22, 2016

Formed in 2010 and based in Wellington, Spotlight Reporting is a Kiwi software business with 33 staff in NZ, the US, UK and Australia. They provide business intelligence reporting tools to an array of accountants, advisors and business owners. Spotlight Reporting’s business intelligence tools are designed to provide accountants, business owners, franchises and not for […]

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Oracle names Suitebox as platform innovation winner

Posted by | Latest news | September 22, 2016

SuiteBox, the mobile office solution for professionals, has been honoured with a Cloud Platform Innovation Award. SuiteBox was named as a winner at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco on Tuesday evening for its use of Oracle’s PaaS and IaaS services. The award reflects SuiteBox’s new and innovative use of the cloud, which it has used […]

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Spotlight Reporting secure $5 million in new capital raise

Posted by | Latest news | August 30, 2016

Spotlight Reporting, the Wellington-based cloud software company, has secured $5 million in a Series A raise. The fresh capital includes contributions from NZVIF-backed Venture Capital Fund Global from Day One Fund 2, ex-Xero Director and Spotlight Reporting Chairman Graham Shaw, Vend Director David Wilson, MYOB co-founder and Xero Director Craig Winkler and others. CEO and […]

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CricHQ team up with the Cricket Live Foundation

Posted by | Latest news | June 22, 2016

CricHQ, the world’s largest digital platform for cricket is using its expertise in cricket and technology to help improve the computer literacy of hundreds of underprivileged children in Sri Lanka and India. CricHQ today announced its first charitable partnership with the Cricket Live Foundation (CLF). The CLF runs the ‘Life through Cricket’ programme which uses […]

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Raygun launches real user monitoring for mobile apps

Posted by | Latest news | June 22, 2016

Raygun has released Pulse for mobile, the mobile offering of their Real User Monitoring service, Pulse. The Raygun Platform is already used by more than 30,000 developers worldwide. Pulse for mobile is an exciting new platform addition to Raygun’s current Real User Monitoring service, Pulse, which alerts development teams to user experience & performance issues […]

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NZBUSINESS MAGAZINE: THE ACCIDENTAL ACCOUNTANT

Posted by | Latest news | June 22, 2016

Fantastic to see Richard and Julie Francis being recognised in the February edition of NZBusiness Magazine for their role in transforming the accounting industry and the innovative launch of our newest version of Spotlight Forecasting. Spotlight Forecasting is an all-in-one budget creator, three-way forecasting (Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss and Cash-flow) and scenario testing tool, […]

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9 SPOKES LISTS ON ASX

Posted by | Latest news | June 22, 2016

9 Spokes International Limited, (ASX: 9SP) (“9 Spokes” or “the Company”), the cloud based business software platform, is pleased to announce the successful completion of its initial public offering (IPO) and that it will commence listing today, 9 June 2016, at 12.00pm AEST. 9 Spokes recommends the best business applications for small businesses and integrates […]

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NZ-based 9 Spokes launches roadshow for A$25M IPO on the ASX

Posted by | Latest news | June 22, 2016

New Zealand-based cloud app integrator 9 Spokes is launching a roadshow in Melbourne and Sydney this week and then New Zealand and Asia next week to drum up support for a A$25 million listing on the ASX. 9 Spokes’ platform allows small businesses to aggregate their various cloud computing applications on a single dashboard, helping […]

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New Zealand gets its first ‘variable annuity’ from the Retirement Income Group

Posted by | Latest news | January 04, 2016

The former head of AXA has unveiled a service for retirees to turn their nest-eggs into a guaranteed lifetime income. The Retirement Income Group, founded by former AXA chief executive Ralph Stewart, has launched New Zealand’s first “variable annuity with guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefits”. As people’s life expectancies increase, there is a growing worry that […]

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NZ-first variable annuity product lifts off…

Posted by | Latest news | December 18, 2015

Almost three years since inception, the Ralph Stewart-led variable annuity business, Lifetime Income Ltd (LIL), opened for applications last week after earning its final regulatory badge from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ). The RBNZ handed LIL, which mixes a fund structure with an insurance component, the country’s first variable annuities licence following a […]

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Deloitte enhances cloud offering with Spotlight Reporting age

Posted by | Latest news | December 16, 2015

Deloitte Private and Spotlight Reporting are delighted to announce their strategic partnership to the New Zealand market. Deloitte Private plans to roll out a national offering featuring Spotlight Reporting tools for clients in coming months. Deloitte partner Darren Johnson says “the partnership with Spotlight Reporting is an exciting development for both Deloitte and their clients.” […]

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Cloud-based accountancy firms Spotlight Reporting and RightWay in partnership

Posted by | Latest news | December 16, 2015

A Wellington accounting company riding on the coat-tails of Xero has taken a Wairarapa company along for the ride as both set their sights on further expansion. Xero’s add-on partner Spotlight Reporting has teamed up with cloud based advisory and accountancy firm RightWay. Cloud-based software business, Spotlight Reporting, was established in 2010 and now employs […]

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Midwinter to offer virtual advice via SuiteBox integration

Posted by | Latest news | December 16, 2015

Midwinter Financial Services has become the first Australian financial planning software company to provide a “virtual advice” offering after inking a deal with SuiteBox. Speaking to ifa, Midwinter managing director Julian Plummer said the Midwinter/SuiteBox integration will allow advisers to initiate a SuiteBox online video meeting via Midwinter’s AdviceOS Software. “Advisers have enquired about the […]

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