Fonterra Activate- Bringing innovation to the farm

One of the hot topics of the moment is the inherent difficulties of corporate innovation.  There are plenty of theories about why this is the case but now is not the time nor the place for that debate.  What we at The Icehouse can see from our spot deep within...

The Icehouse | 03/09/15


Media Release: Job Done wins idea pitch at Fonterra Activate

JOB DONE WINS IDEA PITCH AT FONTERRA ACTIVATE TO BRING TECH INNOVATION TO DAIRY FARMS Fonterra is pushing on with a business relationship with digital innovation start-up company Job Done after they won an idea pitch yesterday at GridAKL, in Auckland’s innovation precinct. Seven teams representing Icehouse, Spark Ventures and Proximity NZ...

The Icehouse | 02/09/15

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Snowball Effect turns one

The Icehouse is a shareholder in Snowball Effect, New Zealand’s leading equity crowdfunding platform. They’ve just ticked over 12 months of trading and have hit some big milestones: Launched New Zealand's first equity crowdfunding offer. Helped 10 Kiwi companies raise almost $10 million (70% share of the equity crowdfunding market). Facilitated two offers...

The Icehouse | 01/09/15


“It takes 12 Years to Build a Med Company”

Alfred E Mann, founder of the Alfred E Mann Institutes, suggests it takes at least 10 to 12 years to commercialise a medical product, and Adherium is no exception. Today marks a milestone in the 14th year of Adherium’s life, formerly known as Nexus6 which announced its intention to list on...

The Icehouse | 05/08/15

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Have you heard of….? – July 2015

As part of the monthly email update Startup Flash we are introducing some of NZ’s up-and-coming startups. Want your startup to be included next time? Email Sarah at This month:   Preno- Empowering small accommodation operators Preno is a management tool for small to mid-sized accommodation providers. It automates tasks and streamlines procedures, saving an operator...

The Icehouse | 23/07/15

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