The ICEHOUSE is a business growth centre that includes: business growth programmes for SMEs; a business incubator for start-ups; and New Zealand's largest group of Angel Investors. The ICEHOUSE's purpose is to take responsibility for delivering 350 of the 3000 firms needed to get New Zealand into the top half of the OECD by 2013. We work with a range of SMEs, from start-ups to established multi-million dollar enterprises.
Our vision is to be the place for turning entrepreneurial companies into international successes. Our mission is get alongside people who want to transform their companies, helping to grow both their talent & our country's prosperity.
The ICEHOUSE is a collaborative partnership between The University of Auckland Business School, The Boston Consulting Group, Telecom and Gen-i, BNZ, Ernst & Young, HP, and Microsoft. It was established in 2001 in recognition of the importance of SMEs to the New Zealand economy.
1. ICE ACCELERATOR
The ICE Accelerator is for start-ups who wants to succeed globally.
The ICE Accelerator programme is where startup entreprenuers have the chance to grow their early-stage ventures into a success. We offer professional guidance, business resources, customized growth strategies, a global network and access to angel investment capital. The ICE Accelerator programme will provide high potential ventures with an environment in which they can:
* Achieve rapid growth rates
* Achieve substantial increases in company value
* Lay the foundation for sustainable growth and development once they exit the incubator
* Develop innovative responses to market demands and compelling competitive advantages
* Secure the captial and human resources needed for international success
For more information, please visit the ICE Accelator's web page at http://theicehouse.co.nz/Accelerator/tabid/58/Default.aspx
2. ICE Bridge
ICE Bridge is a business growth programme for established owner ope