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The Show Will Go On: R&V’s Rise to a Flagship Festival

Rhythm and Vines is New Zealand’s leading three-day music festival held in Gisborne, popularly known as the first festival in the world to bring in the New Year. Hamish Pinkham ...

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Roger Federer Has a Coach. Is That a Sign of Weakness?

Roger Federer has a coach. Is that a sign of weakness? I certainly don’t think so. We go to the dentist, doctor and potentially the optometrist & hearing specialist. We take ...

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The Importance of Future-Proofing Your Business

Taking a futuristic view of your organisation, what would you look back on that you would be most proud of with what you have accomplished? Will it just be about the bottom ...

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The Icehouse Conference 2019: Photos

Photos from The Icehouse Conference 2019 on Thursday 23 May! A day for alumni with the theme Gearing Up for the Future. 

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'Good Business' with IdealCup Co-Founder Steph Fry

This is Part 1 of our Good Business series, where we interview Icehouse alumni on their business journey, what up-skilling means to them, and advice they would give to other ...

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James Dalglish: Driving Go Rentals to NZ Tourism Success

GO Rentals is New Zealand’s largest independent car rental operator, with branches located in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown and most recently Dunedin. ...

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Press Release: Icehouse Ventures a huge leap forward for New Zealand entrepreneurs

New investment partners join The Icehouse to give massive boost to entrepreneurs and innovation

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Announcing Icehouse Ventures

| Some might wonder, what now? Today we announced Icehouse Ventures, the investment arm of The Icehouse and a new business partnership with the objective of powering up access ...

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The Dilemma of Being a Non-Technical Founder in an All Tech World

At Blackball, we often meet founders with ideas for great new software products and I enjoy talking with them about how to develop and scale their platform as they take on the ...

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Why Small Businesses Need an Innovation Strategy

Interestingly over the years, the term "innovation strategy" may have been something for corporates or the ‘in’ or ‘cool’ companies. What small-to-medium sized business owners ...

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