NZBusiness October 2015

NZBusiness October 2015

COVER STORY
Inspired collaboration

Matt Saunders and Seadon Baker are best mates and united in their vision for growing ilabb into a leading global action sports brand. It’s a little ‘rad’, but they’ve got the team and determination to do it.

INSPIRATION
Spreading the love

Pic Picot is a local business celebrity in Nelson, where he produces and exports his world-famous peanut butter.
Obsessed about service
Dave Lewis learnt all about service delivery on the QE2. Now he applies the same principles to his rubbish removal business.
A business built on respect
Karen Francis had a comfortable IT career, until a life-changing accident made her rethink her time on this planet.

FEATURES 
Biz Interview: Shane Zhan

In just three years, Lighthouse At-Home has become New Zealand’s largest privately owned at-home ECE provider.
Apps, add-ons, the cloud and empowerment
A dynamic accounting software market wants to change SMEs for good.
Starting over… and over
Many entrepreneurs call it a day after one start-up; Alex Dong is on his third, and having more fun than ever.
Business time for mobiles
A new frontier has emerged and it’s inextricably tied to the runaway popularity of smartphones. It’s called m-commerce.
Mentoring social enterprise
If you’re a voluntary or NFP organisation, mentoring can help you uncover your own answers to pressing business problems.
Marrying innovation and capital
Callaghan Innovation’s commitment to emerging technologies.