Last week I attended the Fintech Festival in Singapore. With over 25,000 attendees, it’s one of the largest financial technology events in the world, bringing together an impressive cross-section of enterprise, startups, and government. With funding from the MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore), plenty of sponsors, and ticket sales on top, it was certainly better funded than anything that is even possible in New Zealand. It was a fascinating reminder of how far New Zealand...
Rabid is now Ackama
In September 2018, on the company’s 8th birthday, Rabid became Ackama - this was to reflect that fact that we work on large digital ecosystems, and given that nature is the largest ecosystem in the world we wanted a name that came from nature. Ackama, or Makamaka, is a small bushy tree with white flowers and red seeds. It’s found on the coast from Whangarei north.
More about Breccan McLeod-Lundy
Breccan’s role at Rabid ranges from project management and technical leadership through to start-up governance and product strategy. A Director of Rabid and PledgeMe, he has been leading agile teams that have consistently delivered successful projects for many years.
He organised the first RailsCamp in New Zealand, has spoken at a number of events, coached at Railsgirls, and volunteered on GRIT learning in Cambodia.