Startup Entrepreneurs

We fund daring founders taking on global opportunities.

How do we support the startups we back?

The Icehouse invests in and adds value to high potential New Zealand startups with global ambition. Focussing on companies in the seed and angel stage, we provide them with access to the support, knowledge, connections and funds to compete and win.

First, we invest.

We invest in startups so they are set up for the next stage of their journey to global success. We do this through the varied funds we manage (Tuhua, First Cut), our Flux Accelerator Programme, and Ice Angels, New Zealand's most active angel investor network.

Then, we add value.

Community
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As one of the most active investors in New Zealand, you will gain access to the shared experience of our 110+ alumni through events and talks focussing on a range of challenges faced by startups.

Connections
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The Icehouse is underpinned by a massively valuable network which provides access to peers, world-class advisors, customers, partners, and mentors. We proactively invest in and grow this network as it is one of our most defining differentiators.

Hands-on Support
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Board observer roles. Directorship roles. Help hiring team. Operational strategy. Accounting and legal structure. Product market fit. Pricing. Pitching. PR.

Your success is our success.

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10 Things The Best Founders Do

10 Things The Best Founders Do

I believe in the old adage, “If you want to be great, learn from the things that great people do.” As investors, observing 100s if not 1000s of entrepreneurs, we are at an advantage to observe what the best founders do, how they think...

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Is the Flux Accelerator Programme Right for My Startup?

Is the Flux Accelerator Programme Right for My Startup?

There is no lack of criticism for startup accelerators and incubators in NZ. Some of this is well warranted, and some of it we agree with. At Flux we set out to create something different and help serve great entrepreneurs with...

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Get More Value From Your (Startup's) Board

Get More Value From Your (Startup's) Board

"Who's on the board?"

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