Innovation Nets Branson Time
Takapuna business FaceMe has won time with billionaire Sir Richard Branson after winning top entrepreneurial competition, BNZ Presents: The Virgin Business Challenge. FaceMe has developed a video conference system that is compatible with any device and allows users to video conference with quality calls. More than 260 New Zealand businesses entered the competition, 20 per cent of them coming from the internet and technology industry. FaceMe also receives $100,000 cash, a BNZ business education scholarship, mentoring from BNZ and Virgin executives, and flights around the world. The award searched for a company with passion and drive, creativity and innovation and a desire, as well as the potential, to go global.
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