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Gatekeepers of Silicon Valley Come to Auckland


Greg Hall A visit from Silicon Valley investors Sam Altman and Scott Nolan had Auckland’s startup community buzzing, with the pair coming to town as a part of a half-work/half-holiday tour of New Zealand. They’ve already seen some of what New Zealand has to offer, and on Friday joined a …

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Los Angeles embracing Silicon Beach


Zack Zalon is the CEO and Managing Partner of digital design firm Wilshire Axon and co-found of digital incubator Elevator Labs. Zalon specializes in building interactive business in Los Angeles, focused on working with highly technical and innovative companies and improving Los Angeles as an investment prospect and the perception …

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Doing Business in LA: Mainfreight

By Brierley Penn Understanding the key differences between the various cultural settings in which they operate has been integral to Mainfreight’s success in an increasingly globalized business environment. With a market capitalization of $1 billion, and 75% of their revenues coming from offshore sources, the company no longer considers themselves …

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Day 5: Searching for Venice

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Day 4: LA Bound

On the Road - USA  By Brierley Penn Boarding the bus to Andrew’s Air Base at 7am this morning was a notably jaded delegation. After three days of networking, conferencing, 6am starts and a little bit of sightseeing, the group was understandably looking forward to the relative luxury of a …

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Day 3: Visiting Olympus

On the Road - USA  After both an interesting and thought provoking first day of the Partnership Forum, the second and final session of the program began with an address from our Trade Minister Tim Groser. He set the stage for a day of discussion focused more towards the public …

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Alan Bersin: Homeland Security in a context of global trade

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By Brierley Penn “Information is power,” said Alan Bersin, US Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer in his address to the US-NZ Partnership Forum this morning. But the traditional messages that we have taken from this, that power derives from hiding and preserving information, …

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