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Here you will find blogs from The Icehouse team and guest contributors with fresh content posted all the time across a wide range of topics.
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Thank you to our retiring Icehouse directors

In late February 2021 we met up to celebrate the work of the three directors who retired from their Icehouse duties in 2020; namely Chris Quin, Tim Williams and Greg Tomlinson. ...

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Innovation key to New Zealand's economic future

In response to the request for feedback on the Productivity Commission’s draft report New Zealand firms: reaching for the frontier, The Icehouse has provided its thoughts and ...

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The Icehouse releases 2020 Impact Report

Icehouse Group alumni and startups generated $44.3 billion in total revenue for 2020 equivalent to more than 6% of New Zealand’s annual enterprise earnings. 

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Introducing The Icehouse... Gavin Lennox, Group CEO

To welcome in the new year, our latest profile of key members of The Icehouse team is a special one, as we focus on Gavin Lennox, our Group CEO.

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Opinion: innovation + exports – the keys to productivity growth

Gavin Lennox, our Group CEO, responds to the Productivity Commission’s recent draft report on 'frontier firms', the top 10% globally competitive companies, and their impact on ...

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The Icehouse Resources - Week of November 2nd

Webinar | Funding Growth Learn how to work with your bank to get the funding you need to drive your business growth. Understand what’s your bank going to be looking for, how ...

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The Icehouse joins Youth Business International’s Rapid Response and Recovery Programme

We’re thrilled to announce that The Icehouse has been appointed as Youth Business International’s (YBI) delivery partner in New Zealand for its Rapid Response ...

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How the great OE benefits employers and employees

In ‘Death of the big OE? Will young Kiwis have to give up on their overseas travel dreams?’ Gavin Lennox, our CEO, spoke to Stuff about the value an international experience ...

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May 15th  2020 – Weekly webinar series recordings available now

The latest round of webinars are available for you right now. They address the successes and failures of small business loan schemes, and reimagine the business landscape for ...

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Level 2 and how to sanitise expectations. Three things to try.

It’s positive news that so many SMEs can metaphorically open their doors for business at Level 2 –we just may have to sanitise our expectations. And, as Jacinda ...

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