Tag: Government Economic Management

‘Courageous’ investment means innovation stays in NZ, not sold off overseas

Most of the big successful New Zealand innovation stories we see in the media are about people who sold their innovation to an overseas – typically American – company. This success allows the innovator to buy their “three Bs”: the Beamer, the boat and the bach. But is this a true measure of successful innovation? Or could we do better to create more investment options and allow for more “courageous” investment?

‘Courageous’ investment means innovation stays in NZ, not sold off overseas