Meet our 10 highly entrepreneurial Kiwi startup companies who’ve joined the xone. Follow their progress as they develop their products – and, through the power of the Vodafone network, succeed internationally.


  • Rab Heath
  • Nelson Shaw

Improving pasture-based farming through real time autonomous drone tracking and management for beyond line of site applications


Democratising the Internet-of-Things through a network, data and storage platform that makes product development easier and faster.


LINC-ED promotes the sharing of learning and creativity in a simple format that helps parents to understand their children’s next steps.

Wireless Guard

Making homes safer and setting minds at ease by transforming existing doors and windows into smart, connected, secure devices.



Blerter makes health and safety processes easy, engaging and fun – helping to ensure everyone goes home safe each night.

Solar Bright

Going beyond conventionally accepted limitations, to find new and practical lighting and renewable energy solutions for everyday, real world problems


  • Sam Viskvich
  • Ben Reynolds
  • Michael Prendergast

Making sports commentary cool again by synchronising crowd-sourced commentary with live TV.


Giving schools complete control over Internet use, in real time.

Parking Sense

Connecting car parks to make parking cars better, easier, and more profitable


  • Rebecca Sowden lets viewers easily and legally share ‘TV’ moments in real-time, while delivering new revenue for broadcasters.