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Martin Jetpack wows with first public manned flight in China

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 09.12.2015

Martin Jetpack wows with first public manned flight in China The Martin Aircraft Company, a No 8 Ventures portfolio company, wowed thousands in Shenzen, China, with the first public manned flight of the Martin Jetpack on Sunday 6 December 2015. Congratulations to all the team at Martin Aircraft Company! Watch the video of this spectacular […]

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MORGO 2014 – 18 & 19 September, Waitangi

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 04.08.2014

Morgo is the annual get together for people actively building high growth companies into the world. Morgo 2014 is being held in September at Waitangi.  The programme is filled with amazing speakers from NZ and around the world – and a fantastic bunch of  delegates and sponsors will be heading along.  For more see www.morgo.co.nz

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Kickstarter update – Spike: Laser accurate measurement & modeling on smartphones

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 08.10.2013

Thanks to everyone for supporting the ikeGPS kickstarter project!  Huge response to date: 321  backers $95,507 pledged of $100,000 goal 21 days to go For all the details check out our previous post http://www.no8ventures.co.nz/?p=267  You can check out the campaign at Kickstarter here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/131581426/spike-laser-accurate-measurement-and-modelling-on

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Morgo 2013 – where entrepreneurs gathered

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 08.10.2013

Morgo is the annual get together for people actively building high growth companies into the world. Morgo 2013 was held in September at the Hilton in Queenstown.  The energy was amazing – we had amazing speakers from NZ and around the world – and of course a fantastic bunch of sponsors and delegates. Check out the media articles […]

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ikeGPS Makes the 2013 Red Herring Asia Top 100

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 08.10.2013

Congratulations ikeGPS on making the 2013 Red Herring Asia Top 100! ikeGPS earned a slot on the 2013 Red Herring Asia Top 100 as the publication announced its award in recognition of the leading private companies from Asia, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries. Red Herring’s Asia Top 100 list has become a […]

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Martin Aircraft Company reveals latest jetpack prototype

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 08.10.2013

Martin Aircraft Company has revealed details of its latest jetpack prototype. CEO, Peter Coker, said that the P12 prototype was a “huge step up” from the previous prototype.  “Changing the position of the jetpack’s ducts has resulted in a quantum leap in performance over the previous prototype, especially in terms of the  aircraft’s manoeuvrability,” he said. For updates […]

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OpenCloud Rhino awarded “Best Cloud-based IMS solution”

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 08.10.2013

On April 24th 2013, at the IMS Industry Awards in Barcelona, OpenCloud received the award for the “Best Cloud-based IMS Solution”. The award which “recognises overall innovation in a cloud based IMS solution” was decided by an independent judging panel consisting of Guy Redmill (Redmill Communications), Diane Myers (Infonetics) and Stephen Sale (Analysis Mason). For […]

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ikeGPS Wins the Innovative Hi-Tech Hardware Product Award 2013

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 08.10.2013

ikeGPS has been named the winner of  the Innovative Hi-Tech Hardware Product award at the 2013 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards. The announcement was made on Friday May 17, 2013 at an event held at the Sky City Convention Centre in Auckland with over 700 people in attendance. The 12-person judging panel included Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Craig Nevill-Manning, director […]

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The Martin Aircraft Company announces Peter Coker as new CEO

Posted by: | Uncategorized | 08.10.2013

The Martin Aircraft Company has announced the appointment Peter Coker as its new Chief Executive Officer. Coker has a distinguished aviation career in New Zealand and overseas. Most recently he was General Manager for Lockheed Martin Global Inc (New Zealand) as well as Head of International Business Development Mission Systems and Training for Asia Pacific.  […]

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