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Dr Matthew Jones is a Finalist in evokeAG's Pitch Tent Competition in Melbourne 07/12/2018

Dr Matthew Jones of CertusBio has been announced as a finalist in the Investment Ready category at the evokeAG Pitch Tent Competition, soon to be held in Melbourne.

Shalen Kumar selected as a Top 10 Finalist at the 2018 Elevator Pitch Competition 04/12/2018

Shalen Kumar, CEO of Auramerbio, was recently selected as a top 10 finalist at the 2018 Elevator Pitch Competition! As a finalist, Shalen performed a 3-minute pitch in front of a 1000-seat audience of industry experts and investors.

X-ray 2.0: inside the human body, in incredible colour | Anthony and Phil Butler | TEDxChristchurch 30/10/2018

Co-Founders of Powerhouse portfolio company MARS Bioimaging, Professors Anthony and Phil Butler, recently gave a talk at TEDxChristchurch. If you missed the event, you can watch the full talk here on our website.

CertusBio Features on Newshub 23/10/2018

Powerhouse portfolio company CertusBio was recognised by TV3's Newshub, earlier in the week. "Breakthrough tech tipped to save dairy industry millions"

Co-founder of MARS will be speaking at TEDxChCh 2018 18/09/2018

Exciting news for Powerhouse portfolio company MARS Bioimaging, as co-founder Anthony Butler will be speaking at #TEDxChCh 2018.

Dr Geoff Rodgers - Seismic damping solutions for buildings and joint implant diagnostics 07/09/2018

Professors Geoff Rodgers, Geoff Chase, Alessandro Palermo, technician Gavin Keats, and Assistant Professor Mustafa Mashal, are the talented engineers behind the technology of one of our newest portfolio companies; 2.2gForce. Together they have developed energy dampers aka. "shock absorbers" that dissipate the kinetic energy of movement and cushion the impact between structures.

Powerhouse Portfolio Company CropLogic's Powerful realTime Product 27/08/2018

Watch as Powerhouse portfolio company CropLogic illustrate their powerful realTime product. CropLogic realTime is a software and hard-ware package designed to help you optimise your yields with the click of a button. Click the link to watch the full YouTube video.

Tiro Medical Case Study 07/08/2018

Recently we sat down with Zane Ormsby, who is a Development Engineer at Powerhouse's Portfolio Company Tiro Medical, to ask him some questions about the technology, his role in the business and how Powerhouse has helped Tiro Medical.

Powerhouse's Anya Hornsey speaks at Ministry of Awesome's Coffee and Jam Session 27/07/2018

We were delighted to be part of @MnstryofAwsm's Coffee and Jam session the other day, where our Christchurch Regional Manager Anya, spoke about what we do, our journey so far and everything we've learned along the way.

MARS continue to be globally celebrated by featuring in The New York Times 19/07/2018

Along with their great recognition on TVNZ's One News last week, Portfolio Company MARS Bioimaging were celebrated in The New York Times! Again, a big congratulations to Anthony and Phil from the Powerhouse team!

MARS Bioimaging were recognised on TVNZ's One News 10/07/2018

Professor Anthony and Phil Butler of MARS Bioimaging were interviewed on One News Monday night. Click to watch the full interview.

Invert Robotics makes appearance on TVNZ's Breakfast show 02/07/2018

Following up from their announcement on Wednesday, Powerhouse Portfolio Company Invert Robotics featured on TVNZ's talk show Breakfast and also the Midday News. This is phenomenal coverage for the company, and we couldn't be more pleased for James, Neil and the team for their outstanding efforts!

Invert Robotics recently captured the imagination of global industry leaders 27/06/2018

Invert Robotics has been chosen as one of only 10 companies from around the world as winners of an agreement for further development by AkzoNobel, along with KMPG, in a global challenge held in Sweden this month!

Interview with Finance News Network - CEO Paul Viney 16/03/2018

CEO Paul Viney talks 1H18 results, portfolio updates and the company's new model of portfolio management and stakeholder alignment. See the video below.

Invert Robotics Case Study 28/02/2018

We sat down with Managing Director, Neil Fletcher to ask him some questions about this stunningly successful international company.

Interview with Finance News Network 21/02/2018

Chairman Russell Yardley talks early stage investment, stakeholder accountability and university collaborations.

Science speed dating leads to top award 20/02/2018 - 15 Feb 2018 A few minutes of conversation has led to a revolutionary tooth decay treatment using silver nanoparticles, and the 2017 Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Award for the chemist working on it.

Case Study: CertusBio 16/03/2018

We chatted with CEO Mathew Jones, who discussed everything from where the technology came from, his role in the business and how Powerhouse has helped CertusBio transform into the commercialised technology company it is today.

Christchurch-based Invert Robotics raises $6.4m, eyes European expansion 30/01/2018 - 30 January 2018 Christchurch-based robot maker Invert Robotics raised more than $6 million from private investors as it expands into Europe and branches out into other sectors.

Seasoned COO set to expand Croplogic's global footprint 15/01/2018

CropLogic Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer, Mr David de Cuevas.

Powerhouse leads successful early stage investment for Hot Lime Labs 30/11/2017

Powerhouse has successfully led the first round of early stage investment for Hot Lime Labs, to develop its greenhouse CO2 capture technology for the international market.

Fluent IQ tests overcome bias in job recruitment - - 20 November 2017 20/11/2017

Christchurch startup company Fluent IQ aims to overcome unconscious bias in recruiting and hiring.

Upstream raises money for heart attack clinical trials - 14/11/2017

Christchurch-based Upstream Medical Technologies has developed technology that could reduce hospital admissions of patients presenting with chest pain by nearly half.

UniSA cancer detection technology spin-out Ferronova brings in Signostics co-founder Stewart Bartlett as chief executive - Geelong Advertiser 14/11/2017

The co-founder of an Adelaide medical devices company that eventually attracted millions from global equity giant KKR is now helping another start-up to raise money for its first human trials next year.

New Zealand Innovation Awards: Emerging New Zealand Innovation and Innovation in Health & Science, MARS Bioimaging - Article from Idealog 07/11/2017

And the 2017 winner of the Emerging New Zealand Innovation and Innovation in Health & Science is... MARS Bioimaging!

Photonic Innovations - Detecting Success - Article from University of Otago Magazine 02/11/2017

Photonic Innovations Ltd, a company established to commercialise laser gas-sensing technology developed in Otago’s Department of Physics, is now making significant headway into the New Zealand market.

Powerhouse Companies Win Innovation Awards 24/10/2017

Avalia Immunotherapies and MARS Bioimaging have scooped up innovation awards.

MARS Bioimaging wins at Champion Canterbury Business Awards 06/10/2017

Powerhouse Ventures congratulates MARS Bioimaging on its success at this month’s Champion Canterbury Business Awards.

Croplogic ASX Announcement 25/09/2017

Croplogic admitted to the Official List of the Australian Securities Exchange.

Powerhouse companies named as Finalists at the New Zealand Innovation Awards 2017 06/09/2017

Congratulations to Avalia Immunotherapies, EdPotential, Fluent Scientific, MARS Bioimaging and SolarBright for being named finalists in the NZ Innovation Awards.

Croplogic says A$8 million share offer fully subscribed 16/08/2017

CropLogic, the agricultural technology company which counts Powerhouse Ventures and the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund as shareholders, says its A$8 million initial public offering was fully subscribed and it is now set to list on the Australian stock exchange, with the finalised date subject to approval.

CropLogic initial public offering opens 08/08/2017

CropLogic Limited (CropLogic or Company), the predictive decision support system for agricultural growers, is pleased to announce that the offer the subject of the Prospectus lodged with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), announced on 14 July, is now open.

Photonic Innovations Ltd closes $1m round 07/08/2017

Photonic Innovations Limited, a company specialising in ultra reliable gas detection, is pleased to announce it has closed a $1m funding round with oversubscriptions taking the round to $1.1m.

Award Winning Croplogic Launches Prospectus 14/07/2017

Christchurch company CropLogic's​ long-awaited plans are coming to fruition with the launch of a prospectus to raise A$8 million (NZ$8.45m)

HydroWorks To Provide 5 Mini Hydro Turbines For Melbourne Water 13/07/2017

Christchurch-based, HydroWorks​ has completed hydro-engineering projects in Melbourne and is about to sign up for new work in Indonesia.

The Inspection Robolution: Invert Robotics' MD on the New Zealand start-up's global success 11/07/2017

When it first launched, NZ start-up Invert Robotics had a “solution in search of a market”. Today, it’s enjoying significant year-on-year growth, having adapted it robotics technology for use by multiple industries across multiple countries

Partnership signals increased demand for industrial ammonia 11/07/2017

New Zealand-based ammonia sensing equipment manufacturer Photonic Innovations Ltd. has partnered with ammonia refrigeration system supplier Active Refrigeration.

Laser gas sensor ready for Australian market 17/06/2017

University of Otago spin-off company Photonic Innovations is well on its way to raising $1million in new capital, having just secured a New Zealand-wide distribution deal - with important Australian deals pending. - See more at:

CropLogic completes USA strategic acquisition 06/06/2017

CropLogic Limited (CropLogic or Company), the Christchurch-based predictive decision support system for agricultural growers is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Professional Ag Services Inc (ProAg), a North-West USA-based agronomy services company.

CropLogic has secured $2 million in an oversubscribed pre-IPO funding round 23/05/2017

CropLogic, a Christchurch-based precision agricultural company, is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed its $2 million pre-IPO capital raising oversubscribed in preparation for the Company’s anticipated listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

UARatio blood test ruling out unstable angina could save New Zealand hospitals up to $70 million per year 08/06/2017

A New Zealand-developed blood test to identify why some people are suffering chest pains could save $70 million a year and help patients avoid drawn-out hospital stays.

Powerhouse Ventures is an investment firm collaborating with universities to commercialise research 20/06/2017

Article by Gina Baldassare of Startup Daily

Powerhouse Ventures Ltd (ASX:PVL) discusses its early stage investments and growth in its portfolio 02/12/2016

Powerhouse Ventures Ltd (ASX:PVL) discusses its early stage investments and growth in its portfolio

UniSA’s improved cancer detection technology a magnet for commercialisation 17/02/2017

Researchers at the University of South Australia’s Future Industries Institute will join forces with New Zealand based nanoparticle specialist Boutiq Science and major IP investor, Powerhouse Ventures to develop an improved system for cancer detection that relies on magnetic rather than radioactive tracers.

Photonic adds to hazardous gas laser arsenal 13/02/2017

Dunedin-based Photonic Innovations has acquired complementary gas detection technology that makes workplaces such as meat processing companies and cool stores safer.

Powerhouse completes investment in Auckland UniServices spin out Objective Acuity 02/11/2016

Powerhouse (ASX: PVL), the developer of intellectual property based businesses, is pleased to announce it has completed investment into Objective Acuity Ltd, a spin-out from Auckland UniServices, developing a novel quantitative test of visual acuity. Powerhouse has committed to invest up to NZD 450,000 subject to certain milestones being met.

Powerhouse completes investment in Victoria University of Wellington spin out EdPotential Ltd 31/10/2016

Powerhouse (ASX: PVL), the developer of intellectual property based businesses, is pleased to announce that EdPotential Ltd, a new ed-tech software company, has been spun-out from Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Education in conjunction with Macleans College Auckland.

Powerhouse congratulates CropLogic, Invert and MARS on TIN100 Awards recognition 20/10/2016

One of New Zealand’s leading intellectual property commercialisation firms, Powerhouse, today congratulated three of its companies ‐ CropLogic, Invert Robotics and MARS Bio‐imaging ‐ on being named three of the ten most promising early stage companies at the annual TIN100 Awards announced in Auckland last night.

Powerhouse makes first investment post-ASX listing 18/10/2016

Article from Chris Hutching at The Press - 18 October 2016 Christchurch-based Powerhouse Ventures has already made its first investment since listing on the ASX last week - taking a stake in a cancer diagnostic system.

Powerhouse lists on ASX 12/10/2016

Article from Scoop Business - 12 October 2016 Intellectual property commercialisation firm, Powerhouse Ventures Limited (PVL), today lists on the ASX after a successful capital raise giving it a market capitalisation of approximately A$30million (shares priced at A$1.07).

Invert Wins Champion Canterbury Award 21/09/2016

Invert Robotics has won the Champion Producer/Manufacturer - Small Enterprise category at the Champion Business Awards 2016.

Comparator Imperial Innovations - Patient Capital Opinion Piece 13/09/2016

Patient Capital - a new way of funding the commerciaisation of early-stage UK science Tony Hickson, Managing Director Technology Transfer, Imperial Innovations Group plc

Powerhouse commences operations in Australia 02/08/2016

Powerhouse commences operations in Australia interview with Colin Dawson, Chief Operatin Officer, PVL

Invert shortlisted for Champion Canterbury Award 11/08/2016

Invert Robotics has been named a finalist in the Champion Producer/Manufacturer – Small Enterprise category at the Champion Canterbury Business Awards 2016

Collaboration the Key to Commercialising Good Ideas 17/08/2016

Op-Ed in The Australian by Dr Stephen Hampson - 17 August 2016

Powerhouse Ventures lodges prospectus, seeks to raise up to AUD20 million in an ASX Initial Public Offering (IPO) 02/08/2016

With six years of strong and consistent growth in New Zealand, the Board of intellectual property commercialisation firm, Powerhouse Ventures Limited (Powerhouse), has lodged a Prospectus with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission with the aim to list in September 2016.

Powerhouse Ventures seeking AUD$20m via ASX listing 03/08/2016

Powerhouse Ventures expects to list on the ASX by late September in a bid to raise up to A$20 million and universities on both sides of the Tasman stand to benefit.

AuramerBio features on RadioNZ 26/07/2016

Jeremy Jones of AuramerBio is aiming to shake up traditional medical testing technology, using short lengths of DNA called aptamers.

Hydro turbine designer powering ahead 25/07/2016

Christchurch turbine designer HydroWorks is on a roll with a new chief executive, new contracts and public investment offers.

CropLogic raises capital for ASX listing 15/07/2016

CropLogic has raised $512,200 via crowdfunding platform Equitise, which it will use to prepare for listing on the ASX.

SolarBright is in the xone 13/07/2016

Congratulations to SolarBright on being selected to join Vodafone xone, a six-month accelerator programme. This will aid the company to develop its products and scale internationally.

Invert Robotics trialling inspections of Air New Zealand aircraft 30/05/2016

Invert Robotics is conducting trials of its wall‐climbing, camera‐mounted robots to carry out remote inspections on Air New Zealand aircraft.

Invert Robotics set to take on Europe 25/05/2016

Invert Robotics, which uses robotics to revolutionise the way industrial tanks are inspected, is raising capital to expand into the European dairy market, and is in partnership discussions with a multi‐billion euro turnover company over the use of its technology.

CropLogic Secures New Licence for Global Growth 02/06/2016

Precision agriculture firm CropLogic has signed an exclusive agreement with the New Zealand Institute of Plant & Food Research to expand the marketing of its patented technology to corn, wheat, soybean and cotton farmers in the United States.

Ferronova’s magnet cancer detection device draws investors 21/06/2016

A NEW spin-out company will receive funding support from international partners to commercialise a locally-developed medical device that helps in easier detection of cancers using magnetic tracers.

Avalia wins at the 2016 Technology Valley Awards 10/06/2016

Avalia Immunotherapies was named as Emerging Business of the Year at the 2016 Technology Valley Awards held in the Hutt Valley on 9 June 2016.

Ministers make Budget announcement at Malaghan Institute 20/05/2016

The Hon. Steven Joyce, Minister of Science and Innovation and the Hon. Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health chose the Malaghan Institute to announce a $97million dollar increase in funding for health research over the next four years, and a planned public consultation of the Health Research Strategy.

Victoria University IP commercialisation set to accelerate 09/05/2016

The number of new businesses created from the work of Victoria University of Wellington researchers has the potential to grow dramatically with the completion of a Memorandum of Understanding between Powerhouse Ventures Limited and VicLink, the University’s commercialisation office.

Photonic Innovations awarded Deloitte Fast50 ‘Rising Star – One to Watch’ 07/10/2014

At the recent 2014 Deloitte Fast50 regional award ceremony Photonic Innovations were awarded the ‘Rising Star – One to Watch’ award for the Otago and Lower South Island category.

Powerhouse portfolio companies finalists in 2015 Champion Canterbury Awards 30/07/2015

Powerhouse portfolio companies have been named as finalists for the 2015 Champion Canterbury Awards:

Powerhouse portfolio companies finalists at 2015 NZ Innovator Awards 15/09/2015

Two Powerhouse portfolio companies have been named as finalists in the NZ Innovator Awards 2015:

SolarBright wins big at 2015 Champion Canterbury Awards 17/09/2015

SolarBright had a big night at the 2015 Champion Canterbury Awards last night when it came away with the following awards...

CropLogic accesses University of Canterbury IP 17/09/2015

CropLogic has signed an Intellectual Property Transfer Agreement (IPTA) with the University of Canterbury (UC) for computer vision technology from Associate Professor Richard Green in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.

Koti to benefit from MBIE-funded project 22/09/2015

Koti Technologies is part of a University of Canterbury project that has just been awarded funding by MBIE.

Tiro highly commended at 2015 NZ Innovator Awards 22/10/2015

Tiro Lifesciences was Highly Commended in the Innovation Excellence in Research category at 2015 NZ Innovator Awards event in Auckland last night.

Otago uni diagnostic company launched 12/11/2015

A new company launched by the University of Otago plans to commercialise the work of the university’s Christchurch Heart Institute.

HydroWorks targets ambitious growth 12/11/2015

HydroWorks chief executive Dean Johnson says the hydro turbine company has a great future in the new New Zealand market.

Powerhouse launches capital raise 09/12/2015

Powerhouse Ventures is raising money through equity crowdfunding platform Snowball Effect, ahead of listing on the stock market.

Kiwi researchers trial Avalia’s miracle drug 14/12/2015

New Zealand scientists are developing their own melanoma vaccine to rival “wonder-drug” Keytruda that should be available within five years – and with a considerably lower price tag.

New Zealander of the Year 2016 semi-finalists 24/12/2015

Three Powerhouse portfolio companies have been mentioned in the lists of semi-finalists for the New Zealander of the Year 2016 Awards.

Tiro Lifesciences could make breast screening a lot easier 28/12/2015

A prototype screening machine developed by researchers in Canterbury analyses breast tissue with motion waves created through vibration.

Photonics up for innovation award 12/02/2016

Photonic Innovations is a finalist in the Sanitarium New Zealand Innovator of the Year category at the up-coming 2016 New Zealander of the Year Awards.