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*Xero leads charge, now NZ's 2nd- biggest listed company. WELLINGTON, March 25- New Zealand technology firms are rolling into global markets, selling software to businesses that locks down mundane tasks like accounting and expenses, rather than developing slick social media apps that consumers download free of charge.
Interest is building around "smart" technology to help conserve energy and save money, but one study suggests consumers have been slow to catch on.
"Our strategy is founder focused," says Ben Lerer, Thrillist Media Group CEO, in discussing how to pick a winning start-up and his successful investments.
Valuations may not make sense, but Silicon Valley's boom powers an industry unique to the US, Carlyle Group's CEO tells CNBC.
The company is recruiting a CFO who would "lead fundraising for an IPO," one potential financing option the company is considering, its founder says.
Chris Zaharias, SearchQuant founder, encourages tech talent in Silicon Valley to stand up for themselves and talk to their companies about equity.
Chris Zaharias, founder of start-up SearchQuant, is calling for a collective "Rosa Parks moment" by tech workers. Re/code reports.
Sunil Paul, SideCar CEO discusses how new ridesharing legislation affects his startup that uses smartphone technology to match drivers with people who need a ride, for a fee.
A new app has added a twist to video messaging between friends: Instant reactions.
Find out how one Bay Area start-up wants to shake up the growing market for smart home accessories.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone discusses his new venture, "Jelly," and how his experience with Twitter has redefined his meaning of success. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports.
So delighted, she dropped everything and flew 1,400 miles on her own dime to the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, for just 20 minutes alone with angel investor Dave McClure as he was driven around town in a tiny red-and-black electric BMW i3.
The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for budding social entrepreneurs. Hult Prize founder and CEO Ahmad Ashkar, discusses the program to help solve some of the world's toughest challenges.
Amid the dispute between Carl Icahn and eBay, Steve Case, The Case Foundation founder & chairman, discusses how boards should deal with investor activism.
Online storefront comiXology is helping self-published comic book authors find new readers and reduce the cost of reaching them.
On Deck is a real-time platform for Main Street business lending. Its CEO Noah Breslow, says his company is currently tracking 8 million businesses, and discusses how the company is regulated.
Ruzwana Bashir, Peek CEO & co-founder, discusses how her company plans to grow after completing a second round of more than $5 million in funding. There are really strategic investors that we can bring in, says Bashir.
The Internet behemoth sees an opportunity in commercial real estate through the online marketplace.
Discussing subscription and gifting services with Alexis Ohanian, Reddit co-founder, and Mitch Lowe, Netflix co-founder.
Oscar, an insurance start-up that is using technology and data to create a more consumer-oriented health care company, is gaining ground under Obamacare.