Fast track your startup

Starting a business is hard! Having worked with hundreds of startups for over 13+ years, we know what it takes to transform ideas into successful businesses.

New Zealand entrepreneurs are renowned for their innovative ideas and ‘no. 8 Wire’ attitude. However, it takes more than a great idea to start a successful company. We can team you up with an experienced business mentor who will help you avoid pitfalls and develop, fine-tune and implement your business plan to fast-track the growth of your startup.

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OVER 250 startups

Created over 900 jobs
Raised over $117m in funding
Generated over $324m in revenue
Of which $214m from exports

ICE angels

invested over
47 million across
54 investments

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The mentoring we received, the connections made for us and the support during the capital raising process have

enabled us

to get to where we are today.

– Jason Roberts, Co-Founder & CEO, LiveLink Connect

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Based on our extensive experience working with startup entrepreneurs, we believe startups need three key things to succeed:

You don’t know what you don’t know. Having worked with hundreds of startups, we know what it takes to turn ideas into successful businesses. Through our programmes, workshops, newsletters, tools and templates we share our expertise to help budding entrepreneurs fast-track their startups.
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Starting a business is challenging and risky. Having access to the right people can make all the difference. We give startups access to our vast network of potential advisors, customers, suppliers, co-founders, journalists and investors – here and abroad. And, once an Icehouse startup, always part of The Icehouse family.
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Securing funding to get the idea off the ground or support the next stages of growth is often one of the key challenges for startups. We help you understand your funding options and what different investors are looking for, work out how much money you need at different stages, understand the funding process and help you get your business ready for investment. And whenever appropriate we will connect you to relevant investors.
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To discuss your business call or email us on:

64 9 308 6203

64 9 308 6200
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