Upstart Nation? If only we were that ambitious for tech

Upstart Nation? If only we were that ambitious for tech
The Rocket Lab mission control centre. (Image: Getty)
Peter Griffin
The government-run Startup Advisors Council has delivered its recommendations to stimulate more activity and value among our early stage companies.The ideas include tax changes and startup investments incentives, a $500 million boost to the government’s Elevate fund over 10 years, and the creation of a dedicated Māori-led venture fund.It’s all in aid of building what the council calls our “UpStart Nation”.It hasn’t been well received by everyone.“Some of the recommendations make me want to UpThrow,” tec...

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