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Reporting on Your IP Status: A How-To Guide

Let’s set the scene: You’re the innovation manager for your company or you’re an entrepreneur. You’ve heavily invested both time and money into securing your intellectual ...

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Jack McQuire: 2017, a Year of Reading & Learning

In 2017, I challenged myself to read 25 books, and as I near the end of the year having read 33, I’ve been reflecting on how they’ve influenced the way I think and live my ...

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The ICE Foundation Announces 2017 Donations

The International Centre for Entrepreneurship (ICE) Foundation was established in 2001 for the purpose of advancing education to benefit the New Zealand economy and its ...

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I’m Investing in the Social Club. Here’s Why.

Inspired by others and in an effort to make ourselves more transparent in what we do, why we do it, and how we do it, I'm committing to sharing my investment thesis on each new ...

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The Icehouse Annual Letter 2017

By Andy Hamilton, CEO of The Icehouse Drawing inspiration from organisations like Y-Combinator I wanted to write you a letter to put some context around what we do, why we do ...

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The Icehouse is on WeChat!

The Icehouse has officially ‘caught up’ with an official WeChat account! The Chinese community has been a key partner with The Icehouse, starting with its angel investment ...

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Impact Investing: Is It for You?

If you’re an investor, philanthropist, or entrepreneur you’ve likely heard something about impact investment and wondered if it’s just a buzz word, old wine in new bottles, or ...

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China: Why? What? How Can I Play My Part?

Is China for you? A rising economy, a growing upper middle class and sheer purchase power may be some of the appealing aspects of China. But taking the leap into this vast and ...

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Building a Customer-Centric Digital Strategy

In September 2006, Hamish Nuttall launched Naked Bus to challenge the long-distance bus monopoly. Naked Bus challenged themselves to use digital technologies to create a ...

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Capitalising on the Intellectual Property in Your Business

An IP strategy allows you to understand, manage and capitalise on the IP in your business. It can also help you win more market share, secure higher prices or ensure lower ...

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