Business is Boring: The New Zealander helping drive TikTok’s massive growth

It's one of the biggest brands in the world right now, and Hongi Luo is at the helm of some of its biggest music and cultural activations.

Business is Boring: How All Good is once again changing the banana game

For Simon Coley and All Good, bringing fair trade bananas to New Zealand supermarkets is just the beginning.

The bestselling NZ author behind Mystic, TVNZ’s latest teen series

Summer reissue: In this episode, Simon Pound talks with Pony Club Secrets author Stacy Gregg about the business of children's books.

The NZ company striving to make sheep milk a thing

Summer reissue: This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Scottie Chapman from Spring Sheep Milk Co.

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The whānau-owned business exporting some of Aotearoa’s best produce

Summer reissue: This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Rachel Taulelei, CEO of Kono.

Business is Boring: The chief economist who made himself redundant and started a newsletter

In a year in which a lot of commentators have come a cropper, Tony Alexander's measured, data-driven newsletter has been invaluable.

Business is Boring: The Australian venture capitalist with $60m for backing NZ companies

What's one of the biggest venture capital operators in Australia got in store for its New Zealand office?

Business is Boring: The New Zealand company using VR to counter seasickness

Are you part of the 25% of people who suffer from seasickness? See-LEVEL might have found the solution – virtual reality.

How Foodprint is helping reduce food waste by bringing the bargains

What happens to all the food a cafe doesn't sell in a day? This app lets users snap it up at a mouthwatering discount.

How tech start-up IMAGR plans to eliminate checkout queues

In this week's episode, host Simon Pound is joined by William Chomley, founder and CEO of IMAGR.

How AF Drinks is helping lift the non-alcoholic beverage game

This week, host Simon Pound is joined by Eat My Lunch founder Lisa King to talk about her new venture, AF Drinks.

How Again Again is making takeaway coffee better for the environment

This week, host Simon Pound is joined by Nada Piatek, co-founder and managing director of Again Again.

How Auckland’s Karangahape Road became an international music software hub

Industry leaders InMusic, Serato and Melodics all have offices in central Auckland – and Morgan Donoghue has a connection to all of them.

Fuel50 is changing HR software to fit the new ways we work

Business is Boring is a weekly podcast series presented by The Spinoff in association with Callaghan Innovation. This week host Simon Pound is joined by Jo Mills, co-founder of Fuel50.

How Kami is improving digital learning for millions worldwide

Business is Boring is a weekly podcast series presented by The Spinoff in association with Callaghan Innovation. This week's guests are Hengjie Wang and Alliv Samson, co-founders of Kami.

Masterchef’s Josh Emett on opening a restaurant of his own

The Michelin-starred Masterchef judge tells Simon Pound what it was like working for Gordon Ramsay, and what inspired him to open two new restaurants – in 2020, of all years.