Is Wellington still a great place to start up?

Is Wellington still a great place to start up?
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Peter Griffin
Wellington may have dozens of empty shopfronts dotting its golden mile and out-of-work bureaucrats are fleeing the city in search of jobs.But the capital's legendary tech startup scene is still going gangbusters. Or is it? Recent events, including a summit focused on cleantech startups, the sold-out Electrify Aotearoa conference focused on women founders, and a waterfront party to celebrate software startups, reminded many of the buzzing tech scene of old.“It felt like the old days when BizDojo and Creative HQ vibed,” wrote...

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