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ASB bank rolls out Clean Tech Fund for New Zealand's green startups
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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ASB bank launches Clean Tech Fund to financially back New Zealand's green technology start-ups with up to $5m each.
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Ranqx appoints John Horner as Director & Board Chair
Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
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digital transformation
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financial institutions
Retired banker John Horner appointed as Director and Board Chair of Ranqx, to scale the business in North America banking and lending market.
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New ASB campaign helps young people better understand money
Wed, 6th Jul 2022
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ASB is helping 18 to 24-year-olds take advantage of financial possibilities and better understand the world of money.
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Kiwis being defrauded at record levels since COVID-19 began
Wed, 6th Apr 2022
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email security
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cybersecurity
COVID-19 has led to a surge in scams in New Zealand, with investment fraud and romance scams topping the list, according to ASB data.
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University scholarship honours former Kordia CEO Scott Bartlett
Fri, 4th Mar 2022
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ASB, Kordia and the University of Waikato have announced a new scholarship to provide financial support to outstanding students.
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ASB chooses Microsoft Azure as preferred cloud provider
Tue, 9th Nov 2021
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cloud services
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ASB will now be using Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud provider, a significant milestone in Microsoft's decades-long relationship with ASB.
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ASB launches debit card dedicated solely to business
Thu, 12th Sep 2019
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debit & credit cards
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ASB launches new Visa Debit card for small businesses, offering functionality of a credit card for in-store, online, and overseas purchases.
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Kordia Group CEO Scott Bartlett steps down amid health battle
Wed, 21st Aug 2019
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Effective immediately, the announcement comes following a recent diagnosis of multiple tumours on the brain, treatment for which is currently underway.
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ASB invests in blockchain-based trade provenance solution
Mon, 12th Aug 2019
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blockchain
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business
ASB's investment in TradeWindow to boost new DLT trade platform and advance Kiwi trade tech.
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ASB offers Google Pay - but some people will miss out
Wed, 19th Jun 2019
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commerce systems
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martech
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payment gateways
ASB swaps virtual service for Google Pay, but only newer Androids with NFC will benefit before July 16.
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Exclusive: ASB and Hnry’s shared vision for the future of work
Wed, 13th Mar 2019
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business
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cios
Hnry CEO James Fuller discusses the future of work and the company's partnership with ASB in an interview with IT Brief.
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NZ: A nation of bright sparks and young inventors
Fri, 2nd Nov 2018
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NZ teens Stokes and James scoop top prizes at ASB Bright Sparks, inventing for health and safety.
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Inside NZ’s first blockchain trade for meat exports
Fri, 2nd Nov 2018
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blockchain
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NZ's first blockchain export deal by ASB and partners heralds faster, fraud-free trade future.
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ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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ASB has teamed up with global wearable device company Garmin to give ASB customers on-the-go the ability to make contactless purchases.
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ASB urges businesses to get on with major decisions despite uncertainty
Wed, 16th May 2018
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business
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business confidence
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Positive thinking is key because New Zealand’s economic growth is actually expected to gradually accelerate to 3.4% by the end of 2019.
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AI biosecurity officer now on duty at Auckland Airport
Fri, 9th Mar 2018
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A digital biosecurity officer has started working at Auckland Airport with the goal of helping international visitors.
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ASB and Kiwi tech startup launch digital human to help SME clients
Tue, 6th Mar 2018
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ASB's new AI 'Josie' to revolutionise NZ SME banking sector with mid-2018 launch.
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Westpac, ANZ and ASB ditch outdated ATM fees
Tue, 20th Feb 2018
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atms
ANZ, followed by Westpac & ASB, axe ATM fees after public outcry on fairness.
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Auckland's Paymark sold to French company for $190 million
Thu, 18th Jan 2018
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NZ's Paymark sold to Ingenico Group for $190m, awaiting regulatory approval.
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ASB joins another Chinese social media platform
Mon, 23rd Jan 2017
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wechat
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weibo
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banking
ASB enhances customer outreach by launching a WeChat profile, expanding services to Chinese clients after its successful Weibo debut.
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'Nothing ventured, nothing gained': ASB launches new Venturers programme for SMBs
Wed, 21st Sep 2016
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business communications
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ASB Bank is following the wise words of 'nothing ventured, nothing gained', and is launching a new business innovation community to help SMBs succeed.
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ASB Bright Sparks - a competition for the innovators of tomorrow
Tue, 26th Jul 2016
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UK's future tech leaders vie for a £10k prize pool in ASB Bright Sparks contest, nurturing innovation in science and engineering.
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ASB joins Chinese social media platform
Tue, 9th Feb 2016
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banking
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New Zealand's ASB Bank becomes the country's first bank to join Chinese social media platform Weibo, targeting its growing migrant market.
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Uber partners with ASB Bank
Tue, 2nd Feb 2016
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ASB Visa cardholders to enjoy 15% off Uber rides in a savvy partnership deal aimed at cheaper commutes until July 2016.