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MVPs – Why Developing the Bare Minimum Is the Right Strategy

The founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman once famously said “If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late”. If you take this ...

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Flux Reveals Five Startups for Their 2018 Cohort

The Icehouse’s Flux Accelerator kick-off their class of 2018 with five early stage ventures.

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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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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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Showcase 101 - The What's, Who's and Why's

We had unprecedented numbers through the doors at the Viaduct Events Centre this year as we undertook the colossal task of hosting almost 700 investors for the Annual Showcase.

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