In a time of countless listicles, city guides and review websites, an app by two 23-year-olds aims to cut through all the clutter and offer a curated guide to New Zealand’s Super City. Index, founded by George Howes and Alex Brown, is an app that profiles the top picks for cafés, restaurants, stores and even date ideas, and it’s taking off thanks to another app: Tinder.
A Kiwi startup that gets girls who love shopping to give fashion advice to guys that don’t is moving into mobile apps. It’s part of a global trend of weird and wonderful online fashion advice and new retail models.
Wallets are soon going to be obsolete, as online restaurant search and discovery platform Zomato is the latest to take away the need for them. It says it will soon let you pay for your meals out on its app and eliminate the need to wait for the bill.
A Kiwi company which helps retailers with multiple locations distribute information among staff is expanding into the US.