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Blackpearl Group welcomes Tori Colebourne as new Chief Marketing Officer
Mon, 27th Nov 2023
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Blackpearl Group announces Tori Colebourne, ex-Head of Growth at Spark Business Group, as their new Chief Marketing Officer.
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Stakeholders holding company boards accountable: Strategic Pay
Thu, 18th May 2023
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accounting systems
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The survey has shown a shift in power from the board to its stakeholders, who are applying pressure to improve its ESG performance and reporting.
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Blackpearl Group announces intention to list on the NZX
Thu, 24th Nov 2022
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The company says that its proprietary private platform, the Pearl Engine, is the cornerstone of organic growth for both built and acquired technologies.
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TradeWindow and Mastercard collaboration set to strengthen cross-border trade relations
Fri, 21st Jan 2022
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finance, leasing & rental
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TradeWindow has partnered with Mastercard in a bid to increase access to trade finance and simplify cross-border payments.
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Financial watchdog slams NZX as being ill-prepared in face of DDoS attacks
Thu, 28th Jan 2021
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The NZX has been criticized by the FMA for being ill-prepared for cyber-attacks and outages, failing to meet its obligations as a market operator.
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Why organisations should wise up to the DDoS extortion trend
Mon, 26th Oct 2020
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ddos
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malware
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ransomware
DDoS extortion attacks are on the rise, with targeted organizations receiving demands to make payments in cryptocurrency to cease further attacks.
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NZX CIO David Godfrey to resign by year's end
Wed, 30th Sep 2020
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NZX CIO David Godfrey is resigning after the exchange suffered cyber attacks. The company is now searching for a new CIO.
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Q&A: SMX director talks TaaS, compliance and NZX attacks
Wed, 2nd Sep 2020
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Telecommunications-as-a-Service providers face pressure to enhance security measures following NZX attack. SMX co-founder shares insights.
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Trading halts again as NZX sees fourth day of attacks
Fri, 28th Aug 2020
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NZX hit by repeated DDoS attacks causing connectivity issues, resulting in trading halts and system disruptions.
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Study: A decade before we see boardroom equality
Wed, 20th Nov 2019
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Slow progress in gender and ethnic diversity on New Zealand's top company boards, with men still dominating, says study.
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Sharesies partners with NZX to bring investment to ordinary Kiwis
Mon, 24th Jun 2019
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Sharesies has signed up as a participant on the New Zealand Exchange (NZX) as it moves to allow investors to access all listed companies on the exchange.
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Xero posts half-year earnings, announces delisting from NZX
Mon, 13th Nov 2017
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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Xero announces positive EBITDA for first time, adding 160k net new subscribers and growing revenue to $187.8m.
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Same office, different role for newly appointed NZX CEO
Mon, 10th Apr 2017
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To find the right candidate, the Board commissioned governance services firm Propero Consulting to survey a wide sample of its stakeholders.
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VMob reveal name change for growth in U.S. market
Thu, 7th Jul 2016
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New Zealand tech company VMob Group Ltd plans to change name to Plexure Group Ltd to accommodate growing US connections.
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GeoOp to raise $2.4M in private placement to fund Australian growth, SPP to follow
Tue, 25th Aug 2015
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GeoOp to raise $2.4m to fund expansion in Australia through private placement to foreign investors, senior management and the board.
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Orion Health reports $61M full-year loss, beats prospectus on recurring revenue
Tue, 26th May 2015
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partner programmes
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managed services
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Healthcare system software developer Orion Health reported a $60.8 million loss in line with its strategy to grow revenues before becoming profitable.
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Mega's legal guns shoot down claims of 'content theft'
Fri, 15th May 2015
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
Mega, the file storage firm, has hit back at claims it profits from 'content theft' in a report calling the allegations 'defamatory'.
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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise led by rebound in MRP
Tue, 14th Apr 2015
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NZ stock market ends on a positive note as MRP's rebound boosts shares from a 6-month low; Orion Health slumps.
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Flurry of IPOs tipped for NZX in coming months, says Nikko Asset equities analyst
Tue, 14th Apr 2015
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accounting systems
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Kiwi investors can expect a strong pipeline of initial public offerings from New Zealand and Australian companies listing in coming months to take adv.
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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Meridian gains after 8-day slide
Mon, 13th Apr 2015
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telecommunications
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New Zealand shares rose, led by Meridian Energy as investors returned to the stock after eight days of decline.
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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Pacific Edge
Fri, 10th Apr 2015
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New Zealand shares rose, led by Pacific Edge after a report about its medical testing products was published in a prominent medical journal.
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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall led by Meridian; Fliway drops on debut
Thu, 9th Apr 2015
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NZ shares dip as Meridian leads decline; Fliway falters after listing.
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FMA found nothing untoward in SkyCity share trading before casino statement
Thu, 9th Apr 2015
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The Financial Markets Authority says it found nothing of concern in trading of SkyCity Entertainment Group shares ahead of a government announcement t.
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Weldon resigns from Diligent board, leaving company with compliance gap
Thu, 9th Apr 2015
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Mark Weldon, former NZX chief executive, has resigned as a director of Diligent Board Member Services, effective tomorrow, leaving the governance soft.